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Posted on Thu, Jan 05, 2006 16:54

My favorite book is The Fountianhead by Ayn Rand. I love this story because it's about a guy who believes in himself, regardless of what "popular" opinion might be.



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Posted on Fri, Aug 16, 2013 22:50

I Claudius and Claudius the god. By Robert graves or anything by Bukowsky post office,ham on rye



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Posted on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 21:23

I'm not much of a reader but I'd have to go with BE READY WHEN THE SH*T GOES DOWN: A Survival Guide To The Apocalypse by forrest griffin its a funny yet practical survival guide forrest is a pro mma fighter that has an amazing sense of humour



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Posted on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 17:48

My favorite book is "Interview With a Vampire" by Anne Rice. She is my favorite author, for vampire fiction as well as her other awesome volumes like "The Witching Hour" and "Feast of All Saints"

Her writing changed my life because instead of staying a prissy "tween", I became a goth. I kept my "double life" a secret until I got out on my own after high school and played in the goth world for the next 15 years. It still makes me smile when I think of how some of those adventures were the best times of my life. And today, I love it that Anne Rice is active on Twitter and interacts with her fans.



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Posted on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 02:48

I've got one that not many people have heard of, but it comes in sort of along the lines of Ayn Rand's libertarian works... It's called 'Unintended consequences' by John Ross; a novel that looks at history from a very particular perspective and follows it to a rather startling conclusion. Don't try to buy it from Amazon; their prices for it are outrageous. You can usually find it at gun shows, though, and it's well worth the 30.00 price. Don't look for it at libraries, though.... they won't carry it, as it's very unfriendly/embarrasing to government types.



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Posted on Sun, Oct 17, 2010 18:53

My vote is for the Dune series.



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Posted on Sat, Oct 16, 2010 21:54

Fight Club FTW! best book ever? yes I think so.



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Posted on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 21:22

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. It's about being the best you can be and to never compromise regardless of the insanity going on around you.



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Posted on Mon, Oct 11, 2010 21:15

I am reading that right now & it's fabulous.



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Posted on Fri, Oct 03, 2008 11:50

Id have to say i have 3 Flight of eagles by Jack Higgins
Air Battle force
By Dan Brown
and Close Combat
By W.E.B. Lewis
the first abd the 3rd ones are set in WW2 and the latter in more lake around the our timesish
Let me know what u think



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Posted on Sun, May 18, 2008 08:14

Water for Elephants - excellent! Too much to say about this one so I won't even begin. Check it out at Barnes & Noble. "All That Matters" by Jan Goldstein a quick read with an unexpected lesson of hope in every day. "The 13th Tale" by Diane Setterfield. Reclusive serial author now wishes her bizarre story to be told. Give em a try and let me know what you think.



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Posted on Fri, Jun 15, 2007 22:12

I'm with curvygirl - I love To Kill a Mockingbird. It's moving and amazing and timeless.



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Posted on Thu, Feb 15, 2007 20:03

I love the Temeraire series by Naomi Novik; everything I've read by Guy Gavriel Kay; Lamb by Christopher Moore; The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley; The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien; Dune by Frank Herbert; Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by CS Forester; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by CS Lewis...

Oh, and comic books.

I'm a fan of a lot of different genres. Anything that captures my imagination is fair game.



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Posted on Wed, Jan 24, 2007 17:23

funandfriendly write:
I LOVE the "In Death" series!!! However I think the earlier books were the best in the series. Could it be the sexual tension you can cut like a knife?? :) Could be!!! Great call! I will look into the other series you are talking about... Against the wall... sounds fun.

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The J.D. Robb ones? Love those!! I absolutely love LOVE "Kushiel's" series by Jaqueline Cary and the Meredith Gentry books by Laurell K. Hamilton. Hmm...I could go on and on!



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Posted on Mon, Jan 15, 2007 06:15

Right now I'm rereading The Sword of Shannara. I have also read all of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, Peirs Anthony's Incarnations of Immortality, Robert Parker's Spencer novels and many more.



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Posted on Sat, Dec 30, 2006 18:56

My all time fav is The Color Purple. I love Ms Celie. I'm a big fan of historical romances by Beverly Jenkins. She really knows how to tell a heated story. I'm also a huge fan of J. California Cooper all of her short stories, especially Wild Stars Seeking for Midnight Sun. And I love Sharon Ewell Foster, Christian Fiction Writer.



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Posted on Fri, Dec 22, 2006 00:49

My favorite book is
Surfing the net by JC Herz

The book that got me started onto the online world and even began me into the world of computer hacking,etc but then intergrated myself into the online world :)

Then my second favorite book is The Zombie Survival Handbook :)
What can I say? If the dead rise, I am prepared to organize :)



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Posted on Thu, Dec 14, 2006 13:49

The Janet Evanovich series...1 for the money, 2 for the dough, etc. and also Sue Grafton's series...A is for Alibi, B is for Burglar, etc.



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Posted on Thu, Oct 26, 2006 17:15

I'm reading all the of "In Death" books by J D Robb.. fabulous!! Takes place a few years in the future so while you're reading you're nodding your head thinking "oh ya.. can't wait for that!".. fast paced, sexy.. excellent. I wish they'd make movies based on this series and I'd pick Patrick Dempsey to play Roarke and Kelly Carlson (from Nip/Tuck) to play Eve. (yes I spend faaaar too much time in my own head)

All the "Outlander" series are outstanding too.. I have to read the last one still but I wouldn't kick Jamie outta my bed for eating crackers! Is it the kilt? The accent? The hot sex up against the wall? I say yes to all 3!



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Posted on Wed, Oct 11, 2006 19:20

That's a tough choice and it constantly changes.

My favorite book of all time is "Green Eggs and Ham" except I didn't like the ending. :)

A must read for anyone with quirky sense of humor and vocabulary is "The Angry Clam" by Erik Quisling.

I'm a mystery buff and a science fiction buff, so I got a real kick out "Murder at the ABA" by Isaac Asimov.

I also highly enjoyed "A Barrel Of Laughs, A Vale Of Tears" by Jules Ffeffer. For me, it was a fluffy, feel- good, toungue-in-cheek read.

But these days my fiction reading centers mainly on Science fiction and mystery.



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