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Re: Favorite Books...
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2007, 10:58:17 AM »
Watership Down - Richard Adams
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
Well World series - Jack Chalker
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Dragonlance series - Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
Dune series - Frank Herbert
Stranger in a Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A. Heinlein
Phantoms in the Brain - VS Ramachandran
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert Pirsig
1776 - David McCollough
The Long Walk - Richard Bachman (I know it's a story and not a novel)
Lost Horizon - James Hilton
City of Illusions - Ursula K. Le Guin
The Disposessed - Ursula K. Le Guin
Foundation - Isaac Asimov
Ringworld - Larry Niven
Sword of Shannara - Terry Brooks
Interview with a Vampire - Ann Rice
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
Notes From Underground - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Almost anything by H.G. Wells or Jules Verne

It's an incomplete list, but that's all I could come up with at this time.

If I had to pick only ONE, it would most likely be either DUNE or WATERSHIP DOWN :)


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Re: Favorite Books...
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2007, 11:01:35 AM »
1.  Beloved by Toni Morrison.

And I read it BEFORE Oprah.

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« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2007, 01:08:48 PM »
Jonathan Livingston Seagull . 

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« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2007, 01:09:51 PM »
AND
The Giving Tree
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

For all ages

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« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2007, 02:23:56 PM »
well, this could be a very VERY long list....

so, sticking to the basics and prob more spreded..

J.Tolkien - lord of the rings and others
J.K.Rowling - harry potter
Bill Bryson - a brief story about everything
Richard Bach - Johnatan seagull
Anne Rice - many....
(can't remember his name) - message in a bottle and many, many others (problem is, his books make me cry LOL)

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Re: Favorite Books...
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2007, 07:48:00 PM »
I have tons of favorites.

But one I highly recommend is: Uncommon Freinds by Jimmy Newton

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« Reply #21 on: August 10, 2007, 08:35:13 PM »
Let's see... I just love "me talk pretty one day" by david sedaris     holy man i just about pissed myself laughing.

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« Reply #22 on: August 10, 2007, 09:08:59 PM »
AND
The Giving Tree
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O

For all ages

Ditto to that.  I love Shel's work.

Others I enjoy:

Roald Dahl
Dr. Seuss
Little House on the Prairie
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Dandelion Wine
The Girl with the Silver Eyes
Bridge to Terabithia
C.S. Lewis
Les Miserables
Ender's Game
Scripture and some related commentary
Jane Austen
Harry Potter Series
1984
Some John Grisham
Number the Stars
To Kill A Mockingbird
The Good Earth
Jurassic Park
L.M. Montgomery
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler
The Westing Game
etc.
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Re: Favorite Books...
« Reply #23 on: August 10, 2007, 09:13:53 PM »
The Giver

You know the author was from Maine?

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« Reply #24 on: August 10, 2007, 09:15:20 PM »
No, I didn't know that.  But thanks for that bit of trivia.   :-*

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« Reply #25 on: July 23, 2008, 07:42:36 PM »
Bump! 
Someone recently asked if there was a book thread, & *blowing the dust off* COUGH!  Lookie what I found. :)

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« Reply #26 on: July 23, 2008, 09:10:26 PM »
Bump! 
Someone recently asked if there was a book thread, & *blowing the dust off* COUGH!  Lookie what I found. :)
Uh huh, and there is the LOST book club thing somewhere else too...::)

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« Reply #27 on: July 23, 2008, 09:20:16 PM »
ohhh books nice... the paper feels good between the fingers.

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« Reply #28 on: July 23, 2008, 09:22:34 PM »
A quote from Dr. Egon Spengler:"Print is dead."

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« Reply #29 on: July 23, 2008, 09:46:01 PM »
I like the smell of books, especially old libraries... not mildew but it has an appeal.

Someone mentioned the Stand I read that book 15 times, and there are charcters named Elise and Ralph.  I was dating a guy named Ralph when I read that...how silly.

My other favorite book is the Talisman that has been read 15 times.  Classic King books for me ;D