Favourite Book?

Discussion in 'Books, Music, TV & Movies' started by Sethevere, May 18, 2011.

  1. martyre

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    shawshank redemption is mine
     


  2. LittleFlame

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    That one place
    was just watching a video on that one
     
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    cool. unexpected surprise
     
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    My favorite series is The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, but I cannot stop loving the Sherlock Holmes (collection) by Arthur Conan Doyle. He wrote so passionately and perfectly, with incredible humor and wit, that it isn't hard to believe why he and his work is considered so highly. Particularly, "A Study in Scarlet" is an incredible piece of literature. Part II was the most depressing and entertaining thing I have ever read, and it was so cleverly written that I couldn't put the book down.

    If you guys haven't yet, read just that story at least. If you don't fall in love with the wit of Doyle and his writing and cast of characters, what book could appease you man?!
     
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    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
     
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    patrick rothfuss's kingkiller chronicle. even though it's not even done yet. the world building is just so interesting.
     
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    A series of unfortunate events. My favorite book saga with a great setting and athmosphere. I just loved it.

    Not far behind are Isaac Asimov book. Especially Fondation saga
     
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    book3 ain't never comin out,lol.
    but that aside, The Powder Mage trilogy by McClellan is the dopest read I've had so far, and it's 10-years later series, Sins of Empire, is even better. I nominate it for best steampunk fantasy of all time.
    The Stormlight archive is beyond awesome, and with book 3 releasing in November, I can hardly wait.
    The Wheel of time is still one of my top 5's
    and Skullsworn, a spin-of of The Emporer's blade is awesome.
     
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    The Hobbit. Timeless classic, and I have a bunch of other books that would be close to my top picks, but that one I can read over and over.
     
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    Those ones are amazing, also Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn series. But my all time favorite will always be Solaris by Stanislav Lem. F%ck, that book takes SciFi to another level.
     
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    Over there ;)
    AOUE is awesome, I loved that series!
     
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    The University of Shitpostology
    The Stranger by Albert Camus is definitely my favorite book now, but Animal Farm is pretty damn good.
     
  13. tetrabrik

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    yes, and yes! asimov made me fall in love with the Science fiction that emphasized the Science. such an admirable personality. if you haven't read his memoir, "I, Asimov", I do recommend it.
     
  14. leafeon34

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    The Mists of Avalon.

    I read The Once and Future King and Mary Stewart's Merlin trilogy and The Wicked Day, but my favourite book on the legend of King Author has to be The Mists of Avalon.