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Old 07-07-2012, 05:58 AM
 
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I've got loads and loads, but my current favorite top three are:

1. Andy McNab. Zero Hour.
Cool character Nick Stone, read most of his books.


2. Jack Elgos. The Killer.
Butch is a brilliant character, I can't wait for the follow up to this story.


3. Wilbur Smith. When the lion feeds.
Every one of the Courtney's are all good characters.

Agree with mine? Got any to add?

Lee.
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Old 07-07-2012, 06:29 AM
 
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I find I don't have a favorite author. After reading several of one's books, at least lately, I find I get bored with the same type of "formula" that a lot of authors fall into.
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Old 07-07-2012, 06:37 AM
 
Location: Sloooowcala Florida
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The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson.
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Old 07-08-2012, 03:15 PM
 
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Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, now and forever. I don't expect that to change.
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:10 PM
 
Location: Coastal North Carolina
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Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, now and forever. I don't expect that to change.
She's my favorite and that's my favorite book, too! I also love the Harry Potter series. Pride and Prejudice is #1 and the Harry Potter series is #1a.
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Old 07-09-2012, 04:36 PM
 
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Favorite books?

Marley and me.made me laugh,cry,get angry and be happy...great book

Anything by Vince Flynn! Love his books

Anything on Libertarianism

Anything on Alternate History
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Favourite author: Iain Banks

Favourite book: Lord of the Rings
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Old 07-10-2012, 07:39 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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I think it must be fairly common for people who love reading to have a number of favorite books - at least that is the case with me. A few of mine are:

1. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
2. Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
3. Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
4. The Sane Society by Erich Fromm (non-fiction)
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Old 03-24-2013, 02:57 PM
 
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I already know most of my favorite books and they are in my home's bookshelf, setup in a well organized pattern.

While I know the worthwhile importance of books, I wouldn’t have more than 50 books or less than 5 books.



Here is a list of my 16 favorite books containing title+author. They show eclectic varied activity in topics being focused on. However, most of the books have relation to Non-Fiction, Psychological/Philosophy, Sociological, Urban Planning, Health, and Hobbies Interests Leisure:

1. Everyday Life As a Spiritual Path: Ordinary Magic -John Wellwood. Shambhala

2. You Are What You Think. -David Stoop

3. The Roots of the Self. -Robert Ornstein

4. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. -David Hume

5. Human, All Too Human. A Book for Free Spirits -Nietzsche

6. Perpetual Peace and other Essays -Immanuel Kant

7. Classics of Universal Philosophy. Fourth Edition -Steven M. Cahn

8. Nutritional Almanac. -John D. Kirschmann and Nutrition Search inc.

9. 100+ Health Boosting Foods. Facts and Recipes for Super Health

10. Ethnic Cuisine. 95+ Tasty Recipes from around the World

11. The Qualities and Influence of Globalization. -Joseph e. Stiglitz

12. Photography like a Pro. -Mike Stensvold

13. The Humane City: Cities, People, and Nature in the 21st Century. -Rutherford H. Platt.

14. The Power of Birthdays, Stars, and Numbers. The Complete Personology Guide. -Saffi Crawford and Geraldine Sullivan.

15. Feng Shui: The Awareness and Practical Use of Feng Shui. -David Daniel Kennedy.

16. Open Center Hollistic Learning. Spring 2013.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:01 PM
 
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I take one book at a time. Right now it's - Ernie's America
The Best of Ernie Pyle's
1930'S Travel Dispatches

Great stories about America.
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