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Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The Princess Bride, by S. Morgenstern (hehe)
The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis
The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Claude Dumas
All the Jane Austen novels
Catherine, Called Birdy
Ella Enchanted

I'm sure I'm forgetting something...
 
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Armor - John Steakley
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk
Homeland - R.A. Salvatore
I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell - Tucker Max
 

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I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith
Harry Potter - J.K. Rowling
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
Twilight series (lol) - Stephenie Meyer
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Bronte
Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
Noughts & Crosses series - Malorie Blackman
The Host - Stephenie Meyer
Narnia - C.S. Lewis
Paper Towns - John Green
Hamlet - William Shakespeare
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame - Victor Hugo

Mixture of classics and modern. :happy:
 

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Right now I'm reading A Dirty Job by my new favorite author Christopher Moore. Dry humor to the max. I'm going to be sad when it's over. Another favorite book is Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Good stuff...
 

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Most of the classics (minus Great Expectations.. bleh). Any of the Redwall (Brian Jacques) series are fun/easy. A lot of other fantasy novels, too many to list. And of course The Hobbit.
 

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haha thanks....

Also I forgot about any book by the transcendentalists:
- henry david thoreau (Walden is a good one)
- ralph waldo emerson (mostly essays)
to name some of the more prominent of them.
 

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Anything by George Eliot, especially Daniel Deronda and Middlemarch
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Anything by Barbara Kingsolver, favorite was The Poisonwood Bible
Jaber Crow by Wendell Berry (actually I enjoyed all his novels, but especially that one)
 

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Anything by George Eliot, especially Daniel Deronda and Middlemarch
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Anything by Barbara Kingsolver, favorite was The Poisonwood Bible
Jaber Crow by Wendell Berry (actually I enjoyed all his novels, but especially that one)
haha have you seen the movie "Definitely Maybe"?
 

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Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen

Gone With The Wind-Margaret Mitchell

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

Rebecca- Daphne Du Maurier

Lots more... but those are ones that automatically come to me...:happy:
 

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Moby Dick - because Ahab's obsession is rewarded justly.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Because Nemo lives as he chooses, in a device - a world of his own making. He wreaks vengeance on those who oppress the weak and helps the people who are fighting to be free.

And mostly because he dies in his most glorious act, instead of living on to see his glory undone in shame.
 

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Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher...loved that movie. The Isla Fisher character reminded me of myself.
Oh yeah! I love that movie! It was so cute how Isla Fisher's character was obsessed with Jane Eyre. I totally identified with her too.
 

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My favourite book ever is Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
This book is an amazing illustration of the human character and spirit

Other than that off the top of my head
The Catcher in the Rye
Never Let Me Go- Kazuo Ishiguro
Jon Krakauer's- Into the Wild
 

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Gee, it's hard to choose...there are so many books that I love. I'll try to keep the list below twenty:

The Sparrow, and it's sequel The Children of God
The Hobbit
Lord of the Rings
The Historian
God's Fire
The Graveyard Book
Rebecca
Doomsday Book
Pride and Prejudice
Mansfield Park
The Left Hand of Darkness
Ender's Game
Speaker for the Dead
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Jane Eyre
Beloved Exile
The Necessary Begger
Stardust
The Preservationist
Dune
Year of Wonders
The Iliad
Thomas the Rhymer


Oh well, at least the list is under twenty-five.
 

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Moby Dick - because Ahab's obsession is rewarded justly.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Because Nemo lives as he chooses, in a device - a world of his own making. He wreaks vengeance on those who oppress the weak and helps the people who are fighting to be free.

And mostly because he dies in his most glorious act, instead of living on to see his glory undone in shame.
Ah Rune, I love 20,000 Leagues under the Sea for the same reasons you have described. Never knew you were a closet Ahab or Nemo. :tongue:

Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind
I love the Sword of Truth series too. But it kind of got draggy and overly preachy towards the end.

My favourite novels:

Romance of the 3 Kingdoms
Taiko
Arabian Nights
The Adventures of Amir Hamza
Shahanamah: Book of Kings
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Works by Robert E Howard
Works by HP Lovecraft
The Master and Margarita
Sword of Truth series
Man in the High Castle
Hawk and Fisher Series
 

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there is nothing like thoreau foxglove!

dostoyevsky - crime and punishment
camus - the stranger
khalil gibran - the prophet a must read for all, especially for us nf type's. you can just feel the goodness of khalil's heart eminating through the pages.
tracey emin - strangeland
herman hesse - siddhartha
george orwell - 1984
ray bradbury - farenheit 451
lao tzu - tao te ching
margaret atwood - the handmaid's tale
robert a. heinlein - the moon is a harsh mistress
 
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