Favourite Book?

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

  1. I'd say the Harry Potter series. I've tried reading other books like The Hobbit, The Mortal Instruments and Chonicles of Narnia, Catcher in the Ryem but I didn't enjoy them. I guess I'm just not a book person. With that said I do remember enjoying some of my high school novels we had to read. Animal Farm comes to mind here.
     


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    Looking for Alaska by John Green
     
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    Just finished reading 'The Andromeda Strain' by Michael Crichton. Definitely a great book!
     
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    Probably my own story that I bound into a book. I'm writing a long one now and that will take over when I'm done, but for now it's my own "Unachi". ^_^
     
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    I'd have to say Holes.

    I forget the author, but it has a silver award on it, and I could NOT put it down! No other book had me coming back to it every waking moment I got.

    10/10, Definitely would recommend.
     
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    Dostoyevsky, Notes From the Underground
    Tough question though. <Maybe> Homer <maybe> :O

    Ah, someone else picked it too, good taste :D
     
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    Not my absolute favorite, but definitely in my top 10!
    The other books of John Green are pretty good too. Although I find he always seems to use the same base: smart/genius and socially awkward lead character that struggles with coming of age.
    The Fault in our stars was the only book where he didn't use that base.
    Looking for Alaska is his best book imo.

    Until a few months ago I thought Harry Potter would be my number 1 book/series for ever, but I was wrong!
    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
    Seriously guys, read it.

    A lot of you on this forum will really like it.

    The story is set in 2044 where human civilization is crumbling in which people are either dirt poor or filthy rich .
    The poor people live together in huge trailer parks where the trailers are stacked and bolted together into some sort of Frankenstein apartment buildings.
    Living there is rough and there's constant thread to get robbed or the apartments collapsing.
    To get away from their miserable situation, people spent most of their time in the OASIS, a free to use Massive Multiplayer Online Virtual Reality Simulation.
    After the death of the creator of the Oasis, a video is released where he states that anyone who can find the Easter Egg inside the Oasis, inherits his fortune and ownership of the Oasis. The Easter Egg is hidden behind 3 gates that can be unlocked by 3 hidden keys.
    And so started the race for the Easter Egg. The first years almost everyone searches for the Egg, but after a few years there are only a few people left who have dedicated their lives to the search and are called 'Egg Hunters' or 'gunters'.
    And then one day, after years, someone finds the first key. And the race for the fortune really begins.

    This book is full of gaming and '80s references. I like to think I know a lot about gaming, but even I had to look up quite a few thing :P
    Seriously this book is brilliant and you won't be able to put it down.
     
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    This is it! I want that book! My fav is Call of The Wild by Jack London!
     
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    The Hunger Games series. Each and every end of each chapter, Suzanne Collins ends it with intensity so you are eager to read and know what happens next.
     
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    Lorien Legacies, The Witched, Assassins Creed, TCON, GoT, Ready Player one.... Any more books like it, I'm already a LoTR fan so don't go to it? Need stuff for my kindle! Recommendation?
     
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    dresden files, pendragon, harry potter, hunger games (only book 1), artisan fowl..
     
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    I think you might have meant 'Artemis Fowl' :lol:
    Absolutely love Eoin Colfer. I read a couple of the Artemis Fowl books and the part he wrote from 'Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy' is one of the best parts of the book.
     
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    Stephen King's 'IT', if I can only select one novel.

    Piers Anthony, if I can only select one author.

    'The Guardians of the Flame' series by Joel Rosenberg, if I can select a series.

    Kishimoto Masashi's 'Naruto', if I can select an entire storyline.

    'Naruto', again, as my favorite story ever told in any medium.

    Honorable mentions to Raymond Feist, Mickey Zucker Reichert and J.K. Rowling.
     
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    The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.
     
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    I always read manga (it's still considered a book right?)

    I think my favorite book is Shinrei Tantei Yakumo. it's a light novel by Kaminaga Manabu. It has an anime and a manga but still, I prefer the book.
     
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    The shining by Stephen King, Miles better then the movie.