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Old 12-17-2009, 03:55 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO.
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Whats a good book to read?
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Old 12-17-2009, 05:45 AM
 
Location: Sugar Grove, IL
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depends on what you like!
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Old 12-17-2009, 07:48 AM
 
Location: Colorado (PA at heart)
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Can you narrow it down to a genre?
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Old 12-17-2009, 07:52 AM
 
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Pa2uk,
I really dont have genre.
what did you read that was good?
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Old 12-17-2009, 07:57 AM
 
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Well, I've read dozens of good books in a variety of genres. The most recent one I finished was called "Flaunting, Extravagant Queen" by Jean Plaidy, a historical fiction about Marie Antoinette of France. But I would not recommend it if you're not interested in historical fiction.

If you don't have a genre or you're new to reading for pleasure, I recommend checking out the Best Sellers section of your book store - that's a good place to start.
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Old 12-17-2009, 07:58 AM
 
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It's impossible to answer that question without listing 1000s of titles. Perhaps you could tell us a bit more about what books you've read in the past and enjoyed? Do you like stories about people or events? Do you like romances where everyone lives happily ever after? Do you like stories about animals? Do you like gritty mysteries and thrillers with a high body count? Do you like spy stories with the fate of the world at stake? Do you like science fiction (space ships, aliens, lots of technology) or science fantasy (dragons, elves, wizards)?

What is a good book to read is completely subjective. I like mysteries, science fiction and historical fiction with lots of suspense and/or humour. Eg; books by Nevada Barr or Christopher Fowler; David Webb or Terry Pratchett; Sharon Kay Penman.
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Old 12-17-2009, 08:04 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO.
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Pa2uk, Chilaili,
I havent red any books lately thats why I looking for some.
I will go to the book store and look around.
thank you both for your help.
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Old 12-17-2009, 08:12 AM
 
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If you think you might enjoy political thrillers, try brad thor. If you like some "generational" type books, where the characters interact over a course of time, try some of the older books by jeffrey archer. Also, I have been enjoying books by Steve Berry. for some light-hearted fiction, there is janet evanovich's stephanie plum books. start with "One for the money". best-selling fiction of james patterson, especially his alex cross books are always entertaining. some entertaining historical fiction by john jakes. hopes this helps.
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Murphy, NC
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Whats a good book to read?
Hi I'm glad u ask because I'm reading the first book that I'd really recommend to anyone.. "Ask and It Is Given" found in the new age section for 15. It's about how to tune our minds into a divine frequency that uses the law of attraction to get anything that we want. So we basicly manifest whatever we want in life by controlling our thoughts. I've read a few similar books but this one beats the rest out the water.
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Old 12-17-2009, 09:54 AM
 
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Dhanu86,
Thank you for sharing with me but the book.
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