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Old 05-25-2013, 03:20 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What are your favorite books?

Here are my top 5 (in no particular order):

The Great Gatsby
To Kill A Mockingbird
Into the Wild
White Fang
Soul on Ice

What are some of yours?
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Here are my top 5 (in no particular order):

The Great Gatsby
To Kill A Mockingbird
Into the Wild
White Fang
Soul on Ice

What are some of yours?
Reading this right now for school
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Reading this right now for school
Unbelievably amazing book.
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Old 05-25-2013, 03:51 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Coldest fear- rick reed
the funhouse- dean koontz (For some reason, I love carnival stories, I can't wait for Stephen King's in a few weeks)
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the 5 books of the song of ice and fire series.
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:23 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Harry Potter..by far my favorites.

Was pretty awesome reading the first book or two in elementary school when they came out then hearing that it was going to be made into movies. After I picked up the first book from the schools library I was hooked and bought every book on release day
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:46 AM   #10 (permalink)
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The Dark Tower series by Stephen King.
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The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan, finished by Brandon Sanderson. EPIC fantasy series. The Chronicles of Amber series by Roger Zelazny is a close second.
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Lords of Discipline
Like Raymond Carver's short stories
Hemingway is good, especially if you interpret everything as a phallic symbol
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Here are my top 5 (in no particular order):

The Great Gatsby
To Kill A Mockingbird
Into the Wild
White Fang
Soul on Ice

What are some of yours?
Did you see the Great Gatsby in theaters yet? Just saw it and I must say it was pretty good. If this is number one on your list then get to the theaters soon
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Great Gatsby
Catch 22
Brave New World
Into The Wild
John Grisham books
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Watership Down
The Stand
Lucky You
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To Kill A Mockingbird

Horrible book.
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Magic tree house
Series of unfortunate events
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I don't read nearly as much as I used to, trying to get back into it. Just finished Gone with the Wind which was fantastic and I would put it into my favourites.

I also really liked Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and The Devil in the White City.
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Gatsby
As I Lay Dying (Pretty much anything by Faulkner)
Life by Keith Richards
Chronicles by Bob Dylan
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no pareticular order...

Atlas Shrugged
Count of Monte Cristo
Dante's Inferno
edit: how I can forget Asimov's Foundation Series
As for newer stuff

Guillermo Del Torro's Strain Trilogy, first book was excellent, the other parts not so much
Dan Brown... haven't read the new one yet, looking forward to it.
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the 5 books of the song of ice and fire series.
Very nice! Only one mention of Game Of Thrones!

Give this a chance for another excellent epic fantasy author:
Wars of Light and Shadow - ParaviaWiki


My choice: the 20 books that make up the Master and Commander series. Captain Aubrey and Dr. Maturin are the greatest bromance I've ever heard of.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar......

Actually the only books ive ever really read were the Harry Potter books. Ive read all but the last one

Ive also read "Night" which was really good
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