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Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:14 pm
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yubbies21 says...



The Inheritance Cycle is my favorite series of all time!
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Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:06 am
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My list of "absolute favourites" is:
1. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein -the most beautiful, stunning and heartbreaking book I own. The characters are perfectly crafted and the writing gives me shivers each time I read it.
2. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld - The worldbuilding is fantastic and there is such a great variety of characters who I love to bits. I have read the trilogy over a dozen times, and will take any opportunity to rave about them!
3. The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater - I don't ship characters but I totally ship Blue and Gansey. Words don't do justice how well Maggie Stiefvater writes.
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Sat Feb 08, 2014 4:09 am
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Swiftfurthewarrior says...



THE HOBBIT.

Although the movie is terrible. -.-
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 3:58 am
Wolfi says...



Ohhhhh that's so hard!!!! I love books!
I'll name a few of my favorites off the top of my head...

Lonesome Dove Series- Larry McMurtry
Dances With Wolves- Michael Blake
Jurassic Park- Michael Crichton
Timeline- Michael Crichton
Sherlock Holmes (all of 'em!)- Arthur Conan Doyle
Gone With the Wind- Margaret Mitchell

All these books I named are incredible! I couldn't possibly put them in order. And there's so many more I could put down...
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:00 am
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Wolfi says...



yubbies21 wrote:The Inheritance Cycle is my favorite series of all time!


Those books were incredible! I read them twice :o Christopher Paolini is such a great role model, too, because he wrote them when he was so young!
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:09 am
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My favorite stories kind of follow the same format: Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger, The Graduate by Charles Webb, and Raw by Lua and Alice.

They definitely influence my modern, first-person, writing style. I love their dialogue and their desire to address issues that we don't openly talk about. And they have tragic protagonists that bring their tragedies upon themselves.
  





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Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:28 am
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queerelves says...



The best book I've ever read is Animal Farm (George Orwell). It's an odd book to call your favorite, but I absolutely love it.
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:34 am
Skydreamer says...



Stargirl by FAR...

And then for dystopian series, I'll hand it to Uglies.

for classics, The Great Gatsby
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 4:51 am
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TriSARAHtops wrote:My list of "absolute favourites" is:
1. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein -the most beautiful, stunning and heartbreaking book I own. The characters are perfectly crafted and the writing gives me shivers each time I read it.


I loved this book, can't wait for the second one, though I've heard it's not as good.

Hmm, my favourite books. Well series would have to be The Narnia Chronicles and Harry Potter.
But just books, I honestly don't know. But The Night Circus by Erin Morgernstern would have to be on the list, along with a million others.
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Sat Apr 26, 2014 5:25 am
Snowery says...



I loved The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke, The Bartimaeus Cycle by Jonathon Stroud and anything by Dianna Wayne Jones :)

queerelves wrote:The best book I've ever read is Animal Farm (George Orwell). It's an odd book to call your favorite, but I absolutely love it.


That was an amazing book!! I really want to read 1984 by him as well.
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Sun May 18, 2014 3:44 pm
thundereagle says...



the best movie I've seen? probably saving private ryan. damn ending makes my eyes all watery. the best book? the series I've re-read the most is called the door within, it all one big allusion to Christianity,and its awesome, so go read it.
  





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Thu May 29, 2014 4:35 pm
Milanimo says...



Best book is shades of grey by jasper fforde. Although unfortunately named, it is a very thoughtful dystopian future book.
  





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Thu May 29, 2014 5:25 pm
KaiTheGreater says...



Current favorite?
The False Prince.
Why?
...I forgot. Time to reread!
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Thu May 29, 2014 7:21 pm
wrenflyingaway says...



I don't know really. I think maybe 'Partials' by Dan Wells or 'Ashfall' by Mike Mullin. Those are both really good books. I also love 'The Program' by Suzanne Young. Those three are good books. (First books, mind you.) I don't know, though. I can't say best for sure. I've read a lot of good books.
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Sat May 31, 2014 5:18 pm
KaiTheGreater says...



Ooh, and I also love Ender's Game! And the Mistmantle Chronicles.
And... Okay, sorry. *hushes*
...I seem to have sworn my undivided, undying loyalty to a dozen different books over the past decade, proclaiming each as the absolute best, the most amazing book ever, and my one true love for all of eternity. :/
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