Ayende @ Rahien

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5 Books that I am waiting for…

Well, technically I am not expecting this any longer, since it is out.

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One of the best sources for information about NHibernate is finally available!

Moving on to books that aren’t out yet, but I am really looking for, and have nothing to do with technology (well, they are both SF, but other than that):

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Both are really good, and I have been reading (well, hearing) the series for a long time. Don’t expect to hear much from me the next day or two after each of them out.

And, of course, this book is on Amazon as well:

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Although you can read it right now, it feels more real that you can see it in Amazon.

I am still trying to convince Manning that Oren Eini is not a fiction, and that it should really appear on the cover as well.

And this is not a book, but I am very excited about this:

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I should have this next week, and then my time would get even busier, because the Kindle is the ultimate impulse read device.

Comments

Avish
02/21/2009 09:25 AM by
Avish

Hey, I didn't know your book is out! Congrats!

Omer van Kloeten
02/21/2009 09:30 AM by
Omer van Kloeten

Wow, I can't believe they're not letting you use your real name on the book cover. This pseudonym is going to hunt you forever... :/

Don Demsak
02/21/2009 01:51 PM by
Don Demsak

I thought that The Lost Fleet series started off great, but the last book was a real stinker, and I sort of got bored with the series. Seems like Campbell tried to stretch a 3 book series into a 6 book series.

If you like that type of SF books, check out Robert Buettner's Orphanage Series. Allen Steele's Coyote Series is also very good (well at least the first 2 books are, quality goes down a tad after the first 2).

Matei
02/21/2009 02:35 PM by
Matei

The Hyperion series from Dan Symons is not bad. Alastrair Reynolds also has some really good stuff, loved Chasm City.

Ayende Rahien
02/21/2009 06:47 PM by
Ayende Rahien

Avish,

It isn't out.

Only NHiA is out of the books in here.

Ayende Rahien
02/21/2009 06:57 PM by
Ayende Rahien

Don,

I actually like the 4th book very much, mostly because it is not just about fighting battles, I think that the political issues are also facinating.

I'll check the Orphanage & Coyote.

Avish
02/21/2009 08:19 PM by
Avish

Right, right, it isn't out yet... the post title shoulda tipped me off.

Don Demsak
02/21/2009 10:55 PM by
Don Demsak

Don’t know if you have read John Scalzi’s stuff. He is also a known blogger, http://whatever.scalzi.com/. The Old Man’s War series is a good one, but I like the first 2 books in that series the best. But if I had to pick one Scalzi book, it would be The Android's Dream. The first chapter has to be the funniest (in Monty Python style) SciFI I’ve ever read. It’s a very unique book. A follow up to it, The High Castle, is due out later this year.

Steve Moseley
02/23/2009 04:32 PM by
Steve Moseley

I just finished listening to the the first "Lost Fleet" book. I really enjoyed it.

Have you read "Old Man's War"? That is a good sci fi also.

Laila
02/23/2009 08:35 PM by
Laila

Ayende, please let us know how easy (or not) technical books read on the Kindle! Scott Hanselman said ( http://www.hanselman.com/blog/AmazonKindle.aspx) it wasn't really suited for technical books and I'm hoping this has improved in this new generation :)

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