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Old 10-09-2006, 09:20 AM   #1
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Favorite Book?

Hey. I ran out of books!

I was wondering what you're favorite ones are so maybe I could pick them up.
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Old 10-09-2006, 09:47 AM   #2
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The Lord of the Rings.
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:01 AM   #3
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Books are for losers, ^see
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:31 AM   #4
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I like the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind. If you like fantasy I would definately suggest it. Lord of the Rings is like reading flight instructions.
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:39 AM   #5
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Without question my fav book is 1984
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:55 AM   #6
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Good Omens By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman for something on the funny side and

Job: a comedy of Justice by Robert Heinlein for something a bit deeper.

I highly recommend anything in the Disk World series by Pratchett if you want something funny.
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Old 10-09-2006, 12:10 PM   #7
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Lord of the Rings is hard to read. Makes me sleepy.
To answer your question, I'd have to say...
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Old 10-09-2006, 12:40 PM   #8
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A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson

Currently there are 6 books out, and 10 are planned. Each is about a minimum of 800 pages long (the large softcover version). Currently the best author in Fantasy, IMO. The books are awesome, but quite complex (takes a bit of re-reading), and people tell me that the first book takes a little effort (though personally I enjoyed it right away).

I mainly read fantasy or historical fiction. However, for regular fiction some of Michael Connelly's early novels were enjoyable.
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Old 10-09-2006, 12:49 PM   #9
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Fighting Fantasy series of Gamebooks, if you plan on my buying them they have been rereleased and should be available at your bookstore, some of my favorites are the whole Sorcery series, 4 books = 1 book, or they can be played separately, but you;ll miss out on alot of stuff and it will be much harder adventure.

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Old 10-09-2006, 02:30 PM   #10
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is this about fantasy books? because thats what most suggested, well if it is then id say read Dragonlance chronicles then Legends, Legends is better tho
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Old 10-09-2006, 07:25 PM   #11
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Memoirs of a Geisha.
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Old 10-09-2006, 08:34 PM   #12
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I got lots, lots and lots. Among others:

- Scott O'Dell's The Island of the Blue Dolphins - touching and sad
- JRR Tolkien's Silmarillion and the Lord of the Rings - masterpiece
- Frank Herbert's Dune series particularly Chapter House Dune - sci-fi at its best
- JK Rowlings Harry Potter series - exciting
- Clive Barker's Weaveworld - tour de force
- Stephen King's Carrie and Salem's Lot - classic
- Peter Straub's Koko - very satisfying
- Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose - cerebral
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:19 PM   #13
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the tennis shoes series
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Old 10-09-2006, 10:43 PM   #14
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Silmarillion is legendary on about 50 levels.

My favourite series though, bar lotr OBVIOUSLY lolool, is Katherine Kerr's Deverry series. First book is Daggerspell I think. Its just a gorgeous book series. Basically a handful of people are tied together because of an event, so each time their souls are reborn you see how they all link up and their lives are screwed over again and again. Its a legendary series with a really good writer. Fantasy ofcourse.
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Old 10-10-2006, 12:57 AM   #15
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The Dark Tower series by Stephen King.
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