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Old 07-05-2004, 05:38 PM   #16
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I don't think it will interest you much marie, unless you like organic gardening, but a book that left a big impression on me and gave me great hope was
Quantum Carrot by Brandon Kenton
When I'm reading for pleasure and not education, I love a good romantic comedy. I love humour.
I also like fantasy and love Raymond E Fiest's books.
I'm reading a very old book of short strories about dogs at the moment with authors like Spike Milligan and Ogden Nash
Hub just bought Orwell's Nineteen Eigthy Four, so I'll be reading that again soon.

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Old 07-05-2004, 05:49 PM   #17
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Favorite in general would have to be Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer. Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy in a close second. For non-fiction definitely the "A History of Britain" series by Simon Schama.

Favorite recent book: The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (yes, I know it's cliché now).

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Old 07-05-2004, 05:52 PM   #18
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Some of my favorites / best books I have read.

- The Autobiography of Malcom X (Alex Haley)
- Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage (Alfred Lansing)
- Once a Runner (John L. Parker)
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Old 07-05-2004, 05:58 PM   #19
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some of my favorites in the fantasy category are

Lord of the Rings
The Dragonlance Chronicles ( 3 books)
Just read The Briar King, good read...I still need to pick up the second book
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Old 07-05-2004, 06:10 PM   #20
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I can't pick a favorite book at all. But now that it's summer, I've been reading alot of sci-fi and fantasy.

My favorite sci-fi author is Connie Willis, because her stuff isn't real hardcore sci-fi, there's alot of history and humor in it. One of my favorites is "Doomsday Book" and I highly recommend it to anyone who digs history, particularly the Middle Ages. "To Say Nothing of the Dog" which is set in the same "future" is really great and funny. Her newest one, "Passage" is a real brain trip and you *will* stay up all night reading it.

Lord of the Rings is a very good read. It's so easy to underestimate Tolkein...

"The Mists of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley is one I really liked.

Classic literature, I would recommend Chekhov, start anywhere.
Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is a classic "girly" book. Someone else recommended "Wuthering Heights" and that's one of my favorites, too.
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Old 07-05-2004, 06:36 PM   #21
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Recent reads......
To Kill A Mockingbird-Harper Lee()
Pet Semetary-S. King(Scared the bejeebers out of me)
A Walk in the Woods-Bill Bryson(hysterical!)
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Old 07-05-2004, 06:39 PM   #22
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A few of my favorites are The Lovely Bones & Angela's Ashes. Also anything thing to do with U2!
Into the heart of a child...
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Old 07-05-2004, 06:59 PM   #23
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I am certain that you'll be able to find a French translation of my all time favourite book, The Diary of Anne Frank. I'm also in the midst of re-reading Anna Karenina by Tolstoy, such an amazing summertime read.
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:00 PM   #24
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for the billionth time, cruddy by lynda barry.

i swear, i feel like i will send twenty bucks to the first person to read this damn book.
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Old 07-05-2004, 08:01 PM   #25
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oh man I love to read so much
My fav Author is Piers Anthony and I recommend anything by him. He mostly writes sci-fi/fantasy.
I also like the novel called Invitation to the Game...can't remmeber who wrote it though
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Old 07-06-2004, 01:50 AM   #26
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If you like the irish sense of humor, you might wanna read anything from Roddy Doyle like The commitments or The snapper .
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the perks of being a wallflower
catcher in the rye
tuesdays with morrie
fight club
screwtape letters
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Old 07-06-2004, 02:45 AM   #28
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thank you guys !
difficult choice !
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Old 07-06-2004, 02:50 AM   #29
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nice avatar elevation2u

my favorite books are:
1984 - George Orwell
Fools Rush In - Bill Carter
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
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Old 07-06-2004, 05:25 PM   #30
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Mine: All Creatures Great & Small!!! The BEST!! I ws going to be a Vet, until I read this book series! lol!

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