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    What is your favorite book?

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by chad, Oct 19, 2006.

    I read quite a bit and it would be impossible to keep every book I read. So with that said there are certain books that are part of my permnant collection.

    The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexendar Dumas

    Of Mice and Men by John Steinback

    and last but not least

    Lust for Life by Irving Stone

    What is part of yours?

    Chad
     
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    My favourite Book so far would have to be a story a book called Malleus written by Dan Abnett.

    I strongly recommend it.

    The story is dark and gritty and explores the underworld of the future and all its evils at once.

    Well written and very addictive.



    ~Raven.
     
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    In the past I've read a lot of Science Fantasy, not really crossed over to the Science Fiction. The Dragon Lance series came close to being a permanant part of my collection.

    Chad
     
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    My favorite book so far is "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini.
     
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    Couldn't pick one. Either something of Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling or something by Stephen King. Maybe Salem's Lot.
     
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    Gravity - Tess Gerritsen

    my all time favorite..i loved the characters and the space background

    At one time I heard a movie was coming...i guess production stopped on it or its not being made..kinda bummed about that

    :/
     
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    I would have to say "I Know This Much is True" by Wally Lamb. I loved it. I couldn't put it down when I read it.
     
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    When I was growing up, Roald Dahl's "Matilda" and Stephen King's "Salem's Lot" were my two fav books. "Matilda" opened up my imagination and "Salem's Lot" just scared the pants off me. Nowadays, if I had to choose one, it would be James Kelman's "A Disaffection". I love it. But to be honest, I think I'm still searching for my all-time favourite book.
     
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    Gotta say my absolute fave is The Outsiders~ S.E. Hinton. Amazing! all her work is, for that matter. That Was Then, This is Now is a close second.

    The HP books kick arse as well.

    And for empowering female kick-arse books, Tamora Pierce. The best are the Trickster series!
     
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    Either Lolita or Steppenwolf.
     
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    Slaughter House 9 by Kurt Vonnegut was good in the fact that it was strange and moving at the same time. And the Hitchhikers Guide series was light and satirical, still havent gotten around to reading the last book, thought yet.
     
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    This is a very hard one!

    One of my favourites is The Stonor Eagles by William Horwood.

    While I was younger Bambi was one of my favourites, not Disney's Bambi, but the original novel by Felix Salten.

    Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen will always be in bookcase as well.
     
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    "Night" by Elie Wiesel was a wonderful book. Very easy read and yet so thought provoking. Did that in one night.

    The Lake House, by James Patterson was excellent.

    My favorite reads would have to be all things Jane Austen. Most recently, "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton. I have come to the conclusion that I am an 19th century soul stuck in modern times.

    Oh woe is me. lol :)
     
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    Will definitely have to check that out. Thanks...
     
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    my favourite books are fantasy stories. i have to say that my top couple are;

    Mary Hoffman
    Stravaganza: City of Masks, City of Stars (i haven't read the third in the series yet) they are brillaint books set in a parralel universe of Italy.

    J.K.Rowling
    all of the Harry Potter books are brilliant.

    Kate Mosse
    The Labyrinth, an ezcellent book that i cried at the end of :cry:

    heather
     
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    Where's Wally :):):)

    Well I used to get them out of the library all the time when I was in primary school, was so much fun back then, haven't seen a Where's Wally book in a long time though, might go check the town library.
     
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    My favourite book is probably Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years. It's just funny. I like all the other adrian mole books but this one was special.
     
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    Mine is the famous lord of the rings trilogy. I love them i've read them so many different times.
     
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    I could never get into that series. I always fell asleep when I tried to read it.
     
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    Inspired me to start wrting....
     
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    My favorite book changes all the time, but right now I'd have to say

    Orhan Pamuk's "Snow" or "My Name is Red"
    and
    Milerad Pavic's "Dictionary of the Khazars"
     
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    i've just finished reading Memoirs of a Geisha, and i think that that is an amazing book. i also like Flying With Condors, the autobiography of a female paragliding / handgliding champion.
    heather
     
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    Animal Farm, by George Orwell, and Of mice and men, by John Steinbeck.
     
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    We had to read Animal Farm at school. Possibly the most boring quarter of an hour a day of my life.

    Anything by Shaun Hutson... or the Edge Chronicles.
     
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