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aguinn99
November 15th, 2010, 02:51 PM
title says it
whats your fav book/or series?
right now mine is on the run series.
wats yours?

Alinthea
November 15th, 2010, 05:04 PM
I have a few.

- 1985
- World War Z
- LOTR
- The Davinci Code

I do read a lot.

Weeaboo Name
November 15th, 2010, 05:17 PM
Salem's Lot by King is a goodun'.

-Scourge-
November 15th, 2010, 10:04 PM
It can be comic book too, right? :3
Well my favorite comic book is Ultimate Spiderman Vol.6

PlatinumDude
November 16th, 2010, 03:47 AM
During my childhood, I enjoyed reading BIONICLE comic books. Non-comic book that I particularly liked were the Harry Potter and Artemis Fowl series. Now, I enjoy reading fiction books such as Ender's Game.

CuteBunny
November 16th, 2010, 04:08 AM
I enjoy reading Harry Potter books since I was a kid, so I believe it's my favorite book. ^-^

Elite Overlord LeSabre™
November 16th, 2010, 04:42 AM
Aside from brochures, operating manuals, and tax documents that I read feverishly as a child, my favorite "actual" book would have to be "The Motel in America" which is quite an interesting read that examines the history of the hospitality industry in the US from the 1900's through the time the book was published in the late 1990's. Of particular interest to me was how the shape and architecture of motels/hotels evolved over the years, as well as the histories of the big-name chains.

If you're interested in the history of lodging, I'd really recommend checking this book out.

As for fiction books, I didn't read much (outside of what was required for school) and what I did read never really interested me.

Eliminator Jr.
November 16th, 2010, 06:47 PM
My favourite book is The Messenger by Marcus Zusak. I haven't read it in ages, but I remember it being really great. A close second is Sabriel by Garth Nix. The other two of that trilogy weren't quite as good.

Silmeria
November 17th, 2010, 01:19 PM
My favourite series overall is probably Steven Erikson's Malazan Book of the Fallen. They're the most complicated and interesting fantasy novels I've ever read, and they're all extremely long. The reading order jumps back and forth between events and times, but they give you such a clear picture of the world...plus I like the idea behind the Deck of Dragons, and its quite entertaining sometimes.

I am very fond of David Edding's Elenium/Tamuli novels, though. Whilst the Belgariad and Malloreon tell a better story, Sparhawk's novels have me laughing practically every other page. So much dry and witty humour packed into one small space...

Anna
November 17th, 2010, 04:18 PM
I adore all of Terry Pratchett's novels, especially his notable Discworld series. <3

curiousnathan
November 17th, 2010, 05:17 PM
Harry Potter Series:
Harry Potter and the Philosipher's stone.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Harry Poter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix.
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Halllows.

Yeah, basicaly I love Harry Potter. I think it's the surrealismof it all that intrests me.

AshPikastar
November 17th, 2010, 05:17 PM
I don't read books often however, I did enjoy Warriors by Erin Hunter. I'm still reading the series. -Can't wait for the new book to come out-

Prometheus
November 21st, 2010, 05:11 AM
The Percy Jackson series is great.

♠Dawn Rayne♠
November 29th, 2010, 10:02 PM
"The Catcher In The Rye" because it reminds me of Fooly Cooly :D

Avey
November 30th, 2010, 04:51 AM
Half Moon Investigations by Eoin Colfer is my favourite book of all time, with Q & A by Vikas Swarup ending up in second place. Both books are tongue-in-cheek, have amazing plots and have twists until the very end.

moments.
November 30th, 2010, 05:46 AM
The Harry Potter series is probably my favourite series, and I couldn't choose one to be my fave book, however, the fact that the entire series is amazing and each book reflects it, I'd have to say, fave book = insert Harry Potter book.

MEGAS
December 28th, 2010, 09:50 AM
Hm, I don't really like books but if so, my fav can be this Pokemon Omnibus book I got from my friend.

Eurydice
January 25th, 2011, 08:52 PM
well i figured since we had one about movies we should have one for books.(and i didnt see a thread for this ^_^) so what is your favorite book. one that you can reread a million times and end up loving it more then before. and what is the one book you would recommend to anyone who was looking for a good book to read.

anyway my favorite book would have to be the name of the wind by patrick rothfuss. it is simply amazing words cannot describe how good this book is. i def. recommend it ^_^

other good books/series that i would like to point out
morganville vampires series by rachel caine
mercy thompson and alpha and omega series by patricia briggs

so now its ur turn ^_^

Gold warehouse
January 26th, 2011, 09:27 AM
I don't read as much as I think I should or would like to, I just don't find the motivation. Out of all the small amount of books I have read these are my favourites:

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange
Neil Gaiman - Coraline
Darren Shan - Procession of the Dead

And A Series of Unfortunate Events from when I was a kid, I used to read every day when I was little and this is the only series that I can remember being something really special, all the rest I've either forgotten or lost appreciation for.

@Eurydice: if you like vampires you should read the Darren Shan series.

abnegation
January 26th, 2011, 10:22 AM
well i figured since we had one about movies we should have one for books.(and i didnt see a thread for this ^_^) so what is your favorite book. one that you can reread a million times and end up loving it more then before. and what is the one book you would recommend to anyone who was looking for a good book to read.

anyway my favorite book would have to be the name of the wind by patrick rothfuss. it is simply amazing words cannot describe how good this book is. i def. recommend it ^_^

other good books/series that i would like to point out
morganville vampires series by rachel caine
mercy thompson and alpha and omega series by patricia briggs

so now its ur turn ^_^

Well, the thread had been posted before, so I just merged your thread with the still technically active one, as well as replies from your thread.

jab2033
January 26th, 2011, 12:36 PM
I don't read books all that often, but I do like the Harry Potter series.

I'm a bit of a Star Wars fan, and I've read the Ep.III novel, which is probably the best, the Darth Bane Trilogy, and both The Force Unleashed novels.

I'm also a fan of the Animorphs series. I read all 54 (or 53?) books late in high-school. Still do when I'm bored enough.

That's about it, though.

Denny Hamlin
January 26th, 2011, 12:43 PM
The "Series of Unfortunate Events" books would be my favorite. I read the whole series when I was in Middle School. Today I'm really into biographies and non-fiction books. My favorite-favorite book of all time is Nobody Knows by Mary Jane Clark.

thedestinedblade
January 26th, 2011, 12:54 PM
Stand on Zanzibar
Cloud Atlas
Sea of Glass
Brave New World
Meccania
Picture of Dorian Gray

I enjoy reading dystopian novels, and aside from Dorian Gray, they all are.

Mariah Carey
January 26th, 2011, 06:47 PM
Hmm, this is a toughie.

The Bronze Horseman/The Bridge to Holy Cross
1984
The Picture of Dorian Gray
War & Peace
Great Expectations
The Wizard of Oz
Watchmen
V for Vendetta

I could honestly have a very long list but I'll stop here, because I've never been able to narrow down my favorite books.

Cooker
January 26th, 2011, 06:50 PM
Oh god, The Lord of the Rings series is phenomenal, as is The Silmarillion.

Haowakeorden
January 26th, 2011, 06:56 PM
"How an Economy Crashes and Why It Crashes", by Peter Schiff and Andrew Schiff.

Teaches a lot about economics, and a lot cheaper than university-level economy courses.

CrazyJake265
January 27th, 2011, 10:23 AM
- Any book by Darren Shan
- Percy Jackson Series
- Skullduggery Pleasant
- All Bleach manga
- Artemis Fowl Series

I am a huge book reader. I do love my fiction xD

peterb
January 28th, 2011, 03:38 AM
My favourite Books are as below:

- The Da Vinci Code
- Pride and Prejudice
- To the Lighthouse
- Lord of the Flies
- Heart of Darkness

KitKat13
January 28th, 2011, 04:16 AM
All I want is the Harry Potter series, the best among the rest! <3

Cherrim
January 28th, 2011, 11:41 AM
My favourite book of all time is Sphere by Michael Crichton. I tend to really enjoy thriller novels so a few more favourites are by him and I like Dan Brown books as well. @_@

My favourite series would have to be Harry Potter though.

I'm not too big on reading so a lot of my favourites are just mainstream things. :p

TRIFORCE89
January 28th, 2011, 12:41 PM
My New Years resolution was to read more.

Which started off okay. I reread Jurassic Park, one of my favourites. And... now I don't really have the time to read more books. I had a list of books I'd like to reread, books I've bought and haven't read, and just others I've been meaning to read.

I don't think it's going to happen.

I'd say Jurassic Park, Angels & Demons, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban as being my favourites.

Kyoko
January 28th, 2011, 07:03 PM
I'm an avid reader, so picking just one won't work for me D:

my favorites:

1. A Thousand Splendid Suns (I read this in one sitting, it's amazing, READ IT)
2. Memoirs of a Geisha (I try and read it once a year, the story never gets old for me)
3. The Other Boleyn Girl (It's book 2 of a 6 book series, and it's so captivating, I can't put it down!)

there are a bunch of others I enjoy, but these are my top favorites that I could read over and over and never tire of.

Dulcet
January 30th, 2011, 10:53 AM
I read a lot of books, but the ones which I can say are my favorites are the ones that I can read over and over again without getting bored. They are:

The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan
The Old Kingdom series by Garth Nix
The Noughts and Crosses series by Malorie Blackman
And Bleach if you can include manga. :3

Kid Coma
January 30th, 2011, 07:24 PM
Iliad, Odyssey, Moby-Dick, Perfume, Naked Lunch etc. etc.

SquirtleGirl
January 31st, 2011, 06:36 AM
Well my long running fvouries are any kind of diary format books [Louise Rennisson, Joanna Nadin, Grace Dent] Harry Potter and the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Triology of Four. [Eoin Colfer wasn't great doing the sequel though >< he's got nothing on Douglas!]
The books that have stood out most to me are "The Declaration" and "The Resistance" by Gemma Malley.
Thought what we're reading in English class, "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini, is very good.

zekes
February 1st, 2011, 02:06 AM
My favorite books are The Notebook, A Walk to Remember written by Nicholas Sparks, Rage of Angels, Heart Breaker, Travelers Wife, Harry Potter and Twilight Series.

statha
February 5th, 2011, 01:23 AM
I got number of books on different topics and also like so many books, But my all time favourite books are - The Da Vinci Code and Heart of Darknes, Both are nice book and amazing wording and story. Interesting books and like to read again and again.

dizzyKitty
February 5th, 2011, 01:28 PM
The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, His Dark Materials (<3), Stargirl, Tuck Everlasting, Watership Down, The Dragonriders of Pern, Ender's Sage, The Hunger Games Trilogy, the list goes on. :3

GlitchCity
February 12th, 2011, 02:43 PM
I was in love with the Junie B. Jones series when I was a kid (and Captain Underpants :3) But right now my favorite book is the Kite Runner. Its long, but the story was worth it.

Saryka
February 12th, 2011, 05:41 PM
I'm an avid reader, so picking just one won't work for me D:

my favorites:

1. A Thousand Splendid Suns (I read this in one sitting, it's amazing, READ IT)
2. Memoirs of a Geisha (I try and read it once a year, the story never gets old for me)
3. The Other Boleyn Girl (It's book 2 of a 6 book series, and it's so captivating, I can't put it down!)

there are a bunch of others I enjoy, but these are my top favorites that I could read over and over and never tire of.

The first two books are two of my all-time favourite books! <3

I'm not the bookworm I used to be, but I also enjoyed The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, and the Harry Potter Series.

King Gumball
February 12th, 2011, 11:19 PM
Some of my favourite series are

∆ Eragon, I am waiting for the fourth book. The movie was good before I read the book, but with the book read it is a load of crap to be straight forward. It is nothing like the book, and the book was too large to make a movie out of it. Eragon, Eldest and Brisingr were a great series, but I hope the fourth book comes out before I start to loose my interest in fantasy. The books are big and detailed and very engaging. I thought the author was really creative with this series, and it was meant to be a trilogy but he got too carried away and couldn't fit the story in three books only XD

∆ Tomorrow series, based on Australia getting sprung with a surprise invasion and being taken over by an Asian nation, which was not stated in the book (probably because of any offense to the nation). The story follows are a bunch of teenagers who have not being taken prisoner yet and follows their survival in the bush and how they are trying to sabotage the enemy when they can. It takes a really unexpected twist when they rescue a bunch of young children later in the series, and there is a fair bit of death in it. The movie was really good I thought, the story wasn't changed too much, a little was though. The first series of seven books were really engaging, but it was really in depth about the main characters emotions all the time, so it wasn't all just killing, killing, killing. She is recounting what happened so there is a lot of emotion in it. Same with the second series based after Australia is divided and terrorist groups sneaking over the boarders. That adds more depth to the series and shows you how everyone is recovering but I thought the end was rather sad. The series is not a happy series, it is more depressing and makes you think how lucky we are.

∆ Maximum Ride series, my current series I am reading. At first I thought it was going to be too childish for me but in the and the series got me hooked and I couldn't stop reading. I was reading 200 pages a day forcing myself to stop, so I guess I am loving it XD I want wings now x;

GirlieNinjaRose
February 19th, 2011, 06:18 AM
I enjoy books such as Da Vinci Code triology, as well as Alice in Wonderland and Twilight. Which inspired me to write stories.

Dartht33bagger
February 22nd, 2011, 07:49 PM
The sword of truth series by Terry Goodkind. Best 12 book (or is it 11? I forget) series you'll ever read.

WriteThemWrong
February 22nd, 2011, 09:52 PM
my favorite book so far is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, it is a great story and beautifully written. ray bradbury writes a lot of poetry too and it spills over to his novel writing and its amazing to me.

I also read a book called Christ Vs Arizona by Camillo Jose Cela. Cela is a Spanish experimental writer and what makes Christ Vs Arizona so interesting is it is about 300 pages but is all one sentence. You would think a 300 page one sentence novel is ridiculous but it made sense, you could tell where the story was going and the characters involved, and not at all confusing. It was just a great piece of art in general

Rai
February 23rd, 2011, 10:28 PM
My favorite book of all time is Watership Down by Richard Adams. It's about rabbits. Yes, rabbits. But it is an excellent book <3

Wansen
February 24th, 2011, 01:32 AM
I adore all of Terry Pratchett's novels, especially his notable Discworld series. <3

I love you~

I agree Terry Pratchett is the best, I love his books, I like Going Postal the most then The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents.

Haza
February 24th, 2011, 02:59 PM
This will sound funny but I'm not afraid to admit it... the book that I have enjoyed the most and the story sticks with me the most is a teen novel called "The Last Book in the Universe". I love the story.

HinaBaby
February 25th, 2011, 04:41 AM
Harry Potter, Twilight, Da Vinci Code, series as well as Coraline, Confessions of a Shopaholic and much much more!

Habbedaz
February 25th, 2011, 02:44 PM
I adore all of Terry Pratchett's novels, especially his notable Discworld series. <3
I've been recommended this book so many times, but can't seem to find it :o Seems to be my taste exactly.

Oh god, The Lord of the Rings series is phenomenal, as is The Silmarillion.
You, sir, are a wise man. I've read everything Tolkien has ever published, except for The Shaping of Middle Earth, and they are brilliant. More brilliant though is The Wheel of Time series. I've read those books over and over again. The descritptions are just fantastic, and the story is great. Never get tired of that kind of fantasy.

Kuromi
February 27th, 2011, 08:38 AM
I don't read that much due to school work, but at the moment, my favorite books are:
Matched by Ally Condie
Flowers in The Attic by V.C. Andrews
Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

XtinaIsMeLuvinWWE
February 28th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Hmm maybe... Message From Nam by Danielle Steel

Helstar
February 28th, 2011, 09:09 PM
Well, my favourite works of literature are Robert E. Howard's short stories of Conan the Cimmerian. But my favourite actual book is Brothers Karamazov by Dostoyevski.

tanjim13
July 15th, 2011, 07:33 AM
pery jackson! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Minishcap
July 15th, 2011, 07:38 AM
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by S. T. Coleridge.

Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship,
Upon a painted ocean.

Water, water, every where,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.

Mr Cat Dog
July 15th, 2011, 02:56 PM
Please don't revive threads over a month old.

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