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  1. AllThingsMagical

    AllThingsMagical Member

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    Unpredictable books

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by AllThingsMagical, Aug 2, 2011.

    Hey

    I was just wondering if anyone could recommend any books that aren't at all predictable. I seem to be able to predict the endings of pretty much every book I pick up at the moment and it's a little frustrating. Might be because I tend to read fantasy/sci fi and romance normally. But yeah anything anyone could recommend would be good. Thanks :)
     
  2. Steerpike

    Steerpike Felis amatus Supporter Contributor

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    Try Best Served Cold, by Joe Abercrombie. Fantasy book. Gritty and dark. I thought it was a nice change of pace from much of what is out there in terms of Fantasy.
     
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    Haruki Murakami is always a safe bet for an unseen and open ending.

    House of Leaves is unique too.
     
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    Caught and The Woods by Harlan Coben are fairly unpredictable.
     
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    I just recommended this book to someone yesterday, but one that I like is "7 Steps to Midnight" by Richard Matheson. It's a really exciting and fun book to read, and it's one of those books where you honestly don't want to put it down. I didn't see the ending coming at all. The author had stacked the deck so much I just wasn't sure what was going on.
     
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    Thanks very much guys - think I'll take a trip to the library/waterstones tomorrow and see if I can pick up any of those suggestions :)
     
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    Also, if you like Fantasy, I suggest Game of Thrones by George R R Martin (and the sequels) because I'm in the fourth book and so far I've been unable to predict most of the things that have happened XD I love this series :love:
     

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