- Pass a URL to the next visitor! StumbleUpon. BiblioBoard. StumbleUpon. Io9.gizmodo. Best Fantasy, Steampunk & Science Fiction BDSM (82 books) 10 Books For Adults That Are Just As Magical As The Harry Potter Series. Growing up with the Harry Potter series was a magical thing. So much so that many of us are already planning on reading them to our own kids, because everyone deserves that experience. But when you grow up with a series of books as amazingly life-changing as Harry Potter, where do you go from there? It seems impossible to think that anything could compare, but if you look hard enough, there are books we can read as adults that have some of the same elements as our beloved Harry Potter.
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Reddit's Top Fantasy Reads of All Time. Best Science-Fiction Books. Space, dystopian futures, robots, technology, aliens . . . what is there not to love about science fiction, a genre that stretches the imagination and offers a glimpse into what lies in a galaxy and time far, far away?
Now that you've indulged on the most compelling, classic epic fantasy series, it's time to switch gears. Onward, futurists! The Lord of the Rings Mythology Explained. The 30 Best Fantasy Book Series of All Time. Some readers equate fantasy with hobbits and magic wardrobes.
Others conjure images of a wizard P.I. in Chicago or a gunslinger in a magical Wild West. And that is the beauty of the genre. Fantasy thrives on the creation of new worlds, species and magic systems. It allows for the impossible to occur—for elves to fall in love with humans and for street urchins to wield magic. 10 Ongoing Book Series You Should Read - Communication is Difficult. I am a sucker for a good book series.
There is just something about the depth of involvement that comes from reading them that I just get really into. For a long time I only read books in series. For starters, I prefer books to movies. It is really hard for me to get into a movie because there just isn’t enough. Enough character development. Harry Potter is, of course, the beginning of my (and most others like me) life with books series.
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How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later. First, before I begin to bore you with the usual sort of things science fiction writers say in speeches, let me bring you official greetings from Disneyland.
I consider myself a spokesperson for Disneyland because I live just a few miles from it — and, as if that were not enough, I once had the honour of being interviewed there by Paris TV. For several weeks after the interview, I was really ill and confined to bed. I think it was the whirling teacups that did it. Our Favorite Last Lines From Science Fiction Novels. Measuring Battery Voltage with an ADC > Measuring Battery Voltage with an ADC How to measure the voltage on a power source that is greater than the maximum rating of your ADC If you are using a battery powered device, it's often useful to be able to measure the current voltage level on the battery to estimate how much stored energy is left.
You may wish to alert the user if the charge level drops below a certain level, for example, or automatically shut the device off beyond a certain lower threshold. On the other end of the scale, if you are charging the battery, you may wish to cut off the charging process once a certain upper limit is reached. These measurements would all be relatively easy if your battery supply never exceeded 3.3V, for example, but many batteries do indeed exceed 3.3V, such as Lithium Polymer cells that typically go up to 4.2V when fully charged -- much too high to safely connect to an ADC line on your MCU. Basic Voltage Divider Calculating the Relationship Between the Input and Output Voltage. The Top 10 Best Science Fiction Books.
Before the comments fill up with “Why didn’t you include this” and various slights against our personal and professional integrity, this is just a list of ten great science fiction novels, not in order, and by no means the top ten ever produced.
‘Ten of the best’, not ‘the ten best’. Top 25 Best Fantasy Books. This one is full to the brim with gritty, amoral, cynical dark humor.
A different sort of fantasy, but one that's extremely refreshing, disturbing, and entertaining -- one of the best fantasy reads to come out the past couple years. Even as we near 2015, The Prince of Thorns still stands tall among other strong fantasy books. For a dark, gritty, anti-hero driven fantasy, I felt strong Abercrombie vibes. There's a strong influence from A Game of Thrones -- and if you've ever read KJ Parker's The Engineer trilogy, you'll see some similarities in the tone and style of world. The setting of the world is interesting too, a sort of post-apocalypse world gone to hell that sparks similarities to Jack Vance's Dying Earth world. This is the brutal story of Prince Jorg, a teenage princeling who abandoned his father's castle after witnessing the murder of his mother and brother. The narration is first person and well done at that -- I haven't been so entertained by first person narration in ages.