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Jan-18-2006 09:25

Well we have a thread about favorite movies, so I'm curious as to what books people like. Mine are (in no particular order):
American Gods
Good Omens
All the Harry Potter Books
Anything by Mercedes Lackey
Phantom of the Opera
The Da Vinci Code
Angels and Demons
The Chronicles of Narnia
Illusions:The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
The Bridge Across Forever
All the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy books
The Grapes of Wrath
A Little Princess
The Little Prince (it's best in French!)
The Giver
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
And I'm sure there are lots I'm forgetting...


AZN Cinderella
AZN Cinderella

Jan-18-2006 15:26

My favorite books are:

Any of the Nancy Drew Books
Any of the Hurcule Poirot Books
The Wizard of Oz ( Somewhere Over the Rainbow... )
A Little Princess
Two Minute Mysteries
Arrmegedon Summer
Sherlock Holmes
Mr. Harley Quinn
Rebbeca of Sunnybrook Farm

There are much more that I'm forgetting. I'm sure of it!

Safety Officer

Jan-18-2006 15:50

Hmmm, yup HP (Azkaban 1), Narnia, Angels and Demons (much better than Da Vinci), Mirror of her Dreams/Man Rides Through by S. Donaldson, ALL Amelia Peabody series by Eliz. Peters, Magician etc by Feist, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Lost etc by Maguire, Myth series by Asprin, Jason Cosmo, The Princess Bride (yep there's a book), LOTR, To Kill a Mockingbird, Pillars of the Earth by Follett, When Christ and his Saints slept by Penman, The Alienist by Carr, Keltiad series by P Kennealy, ANYTHING by Charles De Lint esp. 'Some Place to be Flying' and Moonheart, and I think that's enough without being able to see my bookshelves. :) oh and my nephew would never forgive me if I didn't add Lily Quench and the Dragon of Ashby.

Colonel Shanty
Colonel Shanty

Jan-18-2006 15:51

My favorite books are...

Hercule Poirot
Miss Marple
Sherlock Homes
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford
Two-Minute Mysteries
The Da Vinci Code
Harry Potter
Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew

All in all... I'm a mystery nut. A big one, too. :)

Colonel Shanty
Colonel Shanty

Jan-18-2006 15:57

Oh, wait... I forgot:

Angels and Demons (how could I forget?)
Kay Scarpetta
Raymond Chandler novels

Ummm... I think that's all...


Jan-18-2006 16:54

The Thief of Always David Copperfield Mort The Blindfold Horse White Teeth The Wild Road Flowers For Algernon


Jan-18-2006 17:07

Well that all came out in one breath, I think I should leave some gaps.
The Thief Of Always
David Copperfield
The Blindfold Horse
White Teeth
The Wild road
Flowers For Algernon


Jan-19-2006 13:55

Charlie Cain
Charlie Cain

Mar-8-2006 12:37

anything STARWARS and Sherlock Holmes the case of the speckled band.

Old Shoe

Mar-9-2006 01:11

I posted my strictly mystery faves on the thread reda suggested above. (still think you're awesome reda for pming me your list of how many fakes to expect at x or Y level, lol!)

not-so-much mystery books I love (recently) are:

Dave Eggers, 'A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius'

Anne Marie MacDonald 'Fall on Your Knees'

Stephen Marche 'Raymond and Hannah' (He's a friend but I'd recommend it even if he wasn't)

Currently reading Everything is Illuminated by Jonathon Safran Foer and liking it, and White Teeth is next on my to do list Coda.

Pansy Jackson
Pansy Jackson

Apr-12-2006 15:28

All Sherlock Holmes Storys, but my fav is The hound of the Baskervilles
Agatha Christie's books, especially Tommy, and Tuppence
Elizabeth Peters - Amelia Pebody series
Wishbone mystery series
Mrs. Jefferies mysteries
And, one of my all time fav. books, and it isn't a mystery
Treasure Island

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