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      04-05-2011 11:28 AM #26
      I read this one every few years.

      It always gives me a warm feeling and motivation in life when I finish it, though it starts a bit slow.


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      04-08-2011 11:04 AM #27
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      Pride and Prejudice, it's a masterpiece of all time.
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      04-10-2011 08:18 PM #28
      A few contenders








    4. 04-20-2011 03:07 PM #29
      pleasantly surprised to see some one else enjoying these books. I read the first one at 13 and got hooked. Read the whole series, cought up to #6 i think and then had to wait as each came out. If you liked the sword of truth series, check out The Law of 9's. lots of reference to TSOT series By Terry Goodkind.

      Quote Originally Posted by EK20 View Post
      Oh man, what a difficult choice to make. I'm not sure I could pick just one, but I could probably narrow it down to 3 or 4 books.



      If I had to pick one, it would probably pick Wizard's First Rule. Hidden subtly under fantastic fantasy is a really good message (inspired heavily by Atlas Shrugged) brought to life by some of the most vivid and engaging characters of modern fiction. I jumped into Wizard's First Rule (and subsequently the rest of the Sword Of Truth series) as someone who hadn't read much fantasy up to that point and still really enjoyed it.

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      04-21-2011 02:32 PM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by MrRoboito View Post
      pleasantly surprised to see some one else enjoying these books. I read the first one at 13 and got hooked. Read the whole series, cought up to #6 i think and then had to wait as each came out. If you liked the sword of truth series, check out The Law of 9's. lots of reference to TSOT series By Terry Goodkind.
      I keep meaning to pick up Law Of Nines, but always forget to look for it at the book store whenever I am there. Definitely will be picking up The Omen Machine though.
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      04-25-2011 11:05 PM #31
      I love the Wheel of Times series. Cant wait for it to complete.

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      04-26-2011 09:41 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by monkey7247 View Post
      I love the Wheel of Times series. Cant wait for it to complete.
      Apparently Robert Jordan could't wait either.

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      04-27-2011 11:29 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by Bustov View Post
      Apparently Robert Jordan could't wait either.

      True. So far Brandon Sanderson has handled the completion role well, I think.

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      05-04-2011 10:56 AM #34
      Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.
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      05-04-2011 12:10 PM #35
      If you liked the Sword of Truth series give the Wheel of Time a read. Both have their ups and downs, but I ended up reading Wheel of Time more then Sword of Truth.
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      05-04-2011 02:34 PM #36
      I probably will eventually. I'm currently reading ASOIAF and still prefer SOT.
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      05-09-2011 04:42 PM #37
      The Elric Saga (can't pick just one). Back in the early '80's, this is what got me into reading.

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      05-10-2011 07:48 AM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by cryption View Post
      If you liked the Sword of Truth series give the Wheel of Time a read. Both have their ups and downs, but I ended up reading Wheel of Time more then Sword of Truth.
      I liked the Sword of Truth series better, honestly. Wheel of Time is too damn long! You know when the author dies before the series is finished, it's too damn long!

      "Illusions" by Richard Bach is probably my favorite.

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      05-24-2011 07:44 AM #39
      1984 by George Orwell (my favorite classic)


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      Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (I read this in 1992 and was in awe)


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      05-29-2011 06:01 AM #40
      Frank Herbert's Dune.

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      07-07-2011 01:43 PM #42
      i don't read much, but my favorite book of all time is a toss-up between Holes, and Harry Potter: The Goblet of Fire

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      So taken by this book that my wife, unbeknownst to me, corresponded with Gordon F Atkin and procured a signed copy of his biography of Yeates for my birthday a few years back.
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      07-09-2011 12:56 PM #44
      Anything by Tony Bourdain.
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      08-10-2011 02:31 AM #46
      probably Ben Collins' book, I'm a big car nut/top gear fan, and it was rather well read/easy to read/enjoyable



      or Alex Roy's diary of the end of an era, probably the last world record attempt. The death of a time where you could speed cross country without fear of being caught/prosecuted.

      again, Diary style, easy/quick to read, light but enjoyable



      oops, and Robert Parker detective novels.

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      08-16-2011 07:10 PM #47
      D-day, Band of Brothers, and Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose.

      On the Road by Jack Keroac.

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      08-16-2011 07:40 PM #48
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      D-day, Band of Brothers, and Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose.
      If you like Ambrose, and military history, you need to read some Max Hastings. An amazing writer, I'm currently reading Retribution and have a hard time putting it down. He has a flair that most others of his ilk are missing.
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      09-09-2011 05:58 PM #49
      I'm torn between Dreamseller by Brandon Novak, and The Host by stephanie meyer.

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      THE ALCHEMIST by PAulo Coelho

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