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Friday, December 3, 2010

Just Me...and my books...and a contest


Science Fiction Romance - the perfect holiday gift to yourself!

Many of my author friends have read this series so this is for you readers.

Leave me a comment here - I'd love to hear about your very favorite work of science fiction...or on the other hand, are you a newbie?

Let me know and you can win a copy of each book for your holiday reading pleasure!

Much love, Julia

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful covers, Julia - and the stories sound wonderful. Hope you have a great holiday!

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  2. Favorite? Yikes! Probably Long, Dark Teatime of the Soul by Douglas Adams.

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  3. Thanks, Tina!

    Hey Cindy - I have to read that book!

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  4. I haven't ready much Sci-Fi, but I'm no opposed to a good story. Your covers are great and I love the story premise.

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  5. My very first foray into science fiction was the Dune series by Frank Herbert. Read them all back to back years ago, and was totally fascinated and hooked.

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  6. I love these covers and I can't wait to read these when I get some spare time. Hopefully after the holidays! :)

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  7. I loved Issac Asimov's "Foundation Trilogy" in my early teens and later I caught up with Robert Heinlein's "Stranger in a Strange Land" and had the epiphany that a writer could write about society, religion, personal dreams and desires, and even preach -as long as it was cloaked in something outrageous and outwardly dismissible. It was a very clever ploy.
    XXOO Kat

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  8. Thanks, Rachel - sci fi gets addicting.

    Cathy - in my mind, Dune is the bright, shining star, although the sequels couldn't measure up to the original.

    Hey, Amber - I cannot imagine how you make the time for everything you do!

    Kat - me too! Stranger in a Strange Land was life-altering. Yes, you can tackle a lot of pertinent issues under the guise of sci fi.

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  9. I gravitated away from straight science fiction when I discovered romance back in my teens (aeons ago), but Linnea Sinclair writes a mean sci-fi romance. :-)

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  10. Rosalie - I've heard great things about Linnea's books. I'm scared to read them! I will get around to it.

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  11. For science fiction romance, besides my own books I am a fan of Linnea Sinclair and Susan Grant. For straight sci fi, I love Lois Bujold's Vorgosigan series and Catherine Asaro's Skolian Empire series. Also like anything Elizabeth Moon writes.

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  12. Thanks for the suggestions, Nancy! And thanks for stopping by!

    I'll announce the winner when Fran Lee gets around to bumping my post sometime today or tomorrow!

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  13. i'm kind of a newbie to sci fiction Johanna Lindsey has a series warrrior woman is one of them I guess that would be my fav so far
    meandi09@yahoo.com

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  14. I love science fiction. I used to read Arthur C Clark, Isaac Asimov and all the classics. Now I love science fiction romance and am a big fan of Angela Verdenius. She has two great science fiction/futuristic series.

    Valerie
    in Germany
    valb0302@yahoo.com

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  15. I read far more fantasy than scifi, but I need to remedy that! Favorites off the top of my head:

    ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card
    JOVAH'S ANGEL by Sharon Shinn
    THE SHIP WHO SEARCHED by Anne McCaffrey and Mercedes Lackey

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  16. Jennifer - I've enjoyed that series by Johanna Lindsay.

    Valerie - I love the classic sci fi too and now I'm a big fan of SFR!

    Alethea - Ender's Game is my daughters favorite, and I adore Anne McCaffrey - adore her!

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  17. The winner...pulled from a San Francisco Giants baseball cap by my hubby....
    Valerie in Germany!

    Thank you all so much for stopping by and your comments.
    If you go to my site: http://juliarachelbarrett.net
    search through my December Newsletter and you'll find free gifts! All you have to do is email me at Julia@JuliaRachelBarrett.net

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