Reading Sharing Share your past, present, and future readings here.


Thread Tools
Slightly Senior Member
Shoblast's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 545
  #11 Old 07-03-2006 Default

For those who like philosophical little snippets of short stories, Asimov and David Brin's short stories will always get my recomendation. Asimov did a really ironic piece of work, where a man rediscovers doing sums on paper, in a world where it is completely computer dominated and we have conquered the solar system. The acadamie promptly coins it "Numerology", if i remember correctly, and all sorts of incredulity happens.

Earth, by David Brin, is good as well. The basic plot of the novel revolves around a young researcher, and about the mini blackhole he found in the middle of the earth's core. I liked it because Brin explored human society 50 years from the conception of the book, and leads us through the point of views of various characters, from a leading environmentalist, to a janitor who discovers learning, perspectives from a variety of people. Deals with quite a number of issues as well, environmentalism being one of them.
Knowledge is Power, Power Corrupts, Study Hard, Be Evil
Shoblast is offline   Reply With Quote
Fire_Spectar Female
Super Junior Member
Fire_Spectar's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 23
  #12 Old 03-06-2010 Default Re: Sci-fi

I can't remember who the author of this book was, but the story was unputdownable...

The title is "Shadow of The Minatour" It's sci-fi mixed with mythology
Fire_Spectar is offline   Reply With Quote
edcac Female
Less Junior Member
edcac's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 122
  #13 Old 12-06-2010 Default Re: Sci-fi

How about The Host by Stephenie Meyer? I really enjoyed reading it!
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time.
We are the ones we've been waiting for.
We are the change that we seek."
-Barack Hussein Obama
edcac is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT +8. The time now is 07:40 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

ReCom stands for Reborn Community. It has no affiliation with other organizations that may share the same name. The views expressed in this website solely represent the authors point of view and do not necessarily reflect the views of ReCom Anchors and other ReCom users.


Page generated in 0.07018 seconds with 16 queries