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Favorite Books

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Comments (15)

Anonymous said

at 8:20 pm on Aug 21, 2007

Right now I just want to read anything by Michael Connelly. I can get lost in Harry Bosch's world.

Anonymous said

at 1:52 pm on Sep 28, 2007

almost any romantic suspense- Lisa Jackson, Carla Neggers, Beverly Barton...

Anonymous said

at 7:00 am on Nov 16, 2007

At the moment my favourite books are anything by Terry Pratchett.....but since I've just finished his latest book, Making Money, I had to read another book. I don't mind a biography every now and then so I chose to read "The Heroin Diaries: a year in the life of a shattered Rock Star" by Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins. It's about Nikki Sixx, the bass guitarist from the band Motley Crue. He takes us through the painfully depressed and troublesome years when Motley Crue became famous in the mid-eighties. Going from drug addicted control freak to new beginning that took courage, determination and tear-filled hope to achieve. It definately shows that its not easy being a rock star, especially when music labels are out to make money off you without consideration for the band they are trying to promote around the world.
It's got really cool pictures too so, enjoy!

Anonymous said

at 3:58 am on Jan 18, 2008

Don't know if you know of him in The States, but I just love anything by Australian author Bryce Courtenay. He writes lots about early Australian History, and also stories based in South Africa where he was born.

Anonymous said

at 6:44 am on Jun 9, 2008

This wiki is a good idea for those always looking for book suggestions. Yet another way to be introduced to a novel and author that otherwise might have escaped our attention.

JonLib said

at 4:02 pm on Sep 29, 2009

One of my favorite books is a Japanese Manga called "Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind" by Hayao Miyazaki. It is a fantasy set in a post apocalyptic era. The pacifistic princess Nausicaa must prevent two city states from destroying each other and the planet. It’s a great, easy read which focuses on themes of conservation, peace, and environmentalism.

Nicole Lindsay said

at 12:51 pm on Oct 27, 2009

One of my favorites is "Night" by Elie Wiesel.

Sarah Flanagan said

at 3:06 pm on Nov 1, 2009

One of my favorite books is Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. It is a great fiction love story about the civil war. A movie has been made of the book. They are both really good if you like that time in history.

Darcie Johnston said

at 7:13 pm on Nov 10, 2009

Lorrie Moore's first novel, Anagrams, has been one of my favorites for more than 20 years. Over the top wit and pathos, a strange combination. The ending is a stunner. I walked around for days with a lump in my throat, in wonder at the lengths humans go to to cope with loss, and at how grief can be, well, beautiful.

whellwig@... said

at 11:25 pm on Dec 6, 2009

I don't have a favorite book -- its too hard to choose. I think I have favorite authors and find new ones all the time. I enjoy Alexander McCall Smith, Ngaio Marsh, James Herriot, Dick Francis to name just a few.

rr_conner said

at 11:53 pm on Dec 15, 2009

I just read the Mysterious Benedict Society trilogy. Those are great books for junior highers. Probably not my favorite books, but some of the best new reads I have had this year. I couldn't pick a favorite, but anything by Dorothy Sayers and George MacDonald are good.

Karen Duncan said

at 8:57 am on May 19, 2010

The Shack was my favorite

Lisa said

at 8:20 am on Jun 12, 2010

My favourite books at the moment is the Steig Larson trilogy 'The girl with the dragon tattoo', 'The girl who played with fire' and 'The girl who kicked the hornet's nest'. I couldn't put them down and once I finished the first one I had to race out and get the next two. I've also seen the movie of 'The girl with the dragon tattoo' which I liked but I was glad I'd read the books first so it wasn't so confusing especially as it was all sub-titles. I recommend these books.

Abby D. said

at 7:48 am on Jun 14, 2010

The next book that I am looking forward to reading is 'Oathbreaker - A Prince Among Killers' by S.R. Vaught and J. B. Redmond. Other than that I don't really have a favourite book so much as a favourite genre - Fantasy.

Helen said

at 7:32 pm on Jun 15, 2010

My favourite books are the" Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon. Devoured the first four in the series one after the other and then had to be patient and wait for the next ones to be written. Have not long read no. seven and hope there will be another one on the way soon.

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