The best Book you ever Read

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  1. Isis

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    oh and i nearly forgot to add, stupid of me, my own signature is a quote from it.
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy "trilogy" by Douglas Adams. pure genius and hilarity.
     
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    By Raymond E. Feist...
    The Riftwar Saga (Magician, Silverthorn, A Darkness at Sethanon)
    Legends of the Riftwar: Honoured Enemy
    The King's Buccaneer
    The Serpentwar Saga (4 books, won't bother naming them)

    By Tolkien...
    LOTR

    By R.A. Salvatore...
    The Icewind Dale Trilogy. Only because I haven't yet read the other Drizzt-heavy serieses :D
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    LOTR + the Hobbit- Tolkien
    His dark materials- Phillip Pullman
    Tales of Redwall- Brian Jaques
    HArry potter series (not the first one though)- JK Rowling
    HOrrible History series (lol)
    The satan bug- alistair Maclean
     
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    Ooo a hard one. no particular order except for the first two tied.
    "A Song of Ice and Fire" series by George R. R. Martin
    "Dark Lord of Derkholm" by Diana Wynne Jones.
    "The Fionivar Tapestry" Guy Gavriel Kay
    The trilogies "Dragon Prince" and "Star Scroll" by Melanie Rawn
    "Lord of the Rings" Tolkien (who didnt know that)
    "The Wheel of Time" Robert Jordan
     
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    LOTR!(of course)
    Harry Potter(especially the 3rd one)
    Wind on fire trilogy
    Artemis fowl(1,2 and 3)
    Little Women
    Narnia books
    the horsewhisperer
    the loop
    smokejumper
    oh no! too many books! I just like reading! oh well.
    :gbounce:
     
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    aah! I nearly forgot the hitch hiker's guide to the galaxy!!!!!
    if u havn't read it, read it!!! it's the most random book I've ever read!!! :duh:
     
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    ok...forget the others. the hitch hiker's guide to the galaxy is definately my favourite book (at the moment.it'll probably change) :sitonsmil
     
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    lol. i prefer restaurant at the end of the universe. i just love the idea of watching the universe end then rewinding the whole thign and watching it again and making a commercial buisiness out of it. somehow, that doesnt surprise me these days lol
     
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    Akasha the high cost of living

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    The Vampire Lestat and some other vampire chronicles
    The Mayfair Witches series
    His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman
    Lord of the Rings
    Stardust by Neil Gaiman
    American Gods by Neil Gaiman
    The Book of Disquiet by Bernardo Soares
     
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    woohoo for Vampire Chronicles..I love them :D
     
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    I'd have to go with LoTR. This Wheel of Time stuff is turning out pretty well too.
     
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    The Outlander series. LOVE IT!
     
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    ya but you are biased, there are Kilted men in that book.
     
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    "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts" - Douglas Adams
    "Life of Pi" - Yann Martel
    "Memoirs of a Geisha" - Arthur Golden
    "Bitten" - Kelley Armstrong
    "The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales" - Jon Scieszka
     
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    Ok favourite books coming up (not in any particular order):-
    1) The Lord Of The Rings J.R.R Tolkein (anybody else heard of that??)
    2) The Silmarillion J.R.R Tolkein
    3)The Hobbit J.R.R Tolkein
    4)Gormenghast M.P ( I can't spell his name)
    5) The Harry Potter Books J.K Rowling - Prisoner of Azkaban being my all time fave.
    6)His Dark Matierials Philip Pullman
    7) The Fighting Fantasy Books Steve Jackson & Ian Living Stone
    8) Danny The Champion Of The World Roald Dahl
    9) The Dark Elf Trilogy R.A Salvatore
    The list could go on but I'll stop here.
     
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    Anything that has to do with Forgotten Realms and Drow Elves.
     
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    mallomere hedgerow wanderer

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    what a superb question ! 1) LOTR- Tolkien rules 2) Independent People- Halldor Laxness 3) Tess of the D'Urbervilles- Thomas Hardy 4) The Monkey Wrench Gang- Edward Abbey 5) Sword at Sunset- Rosemary Sutcliff 6) Shield of Three Lions- Pamela Kaufman 7) A Song of Fire and Ice Series- George R.R. Martin 8) The Shannara Books- Terry Brooks 9) Possesion- A.S. Byatt 10) The Dark is Rising Books- Susan Cooper 11) The Mists of Avalon 12) Knee Deep in Thunder- Sheila Moon......must stop............
     
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    Hitchhiker's Guide series was great. Lot's of people mentioned Douglas Adams. A friend of mind told me he passed away last year. That was very sad news for me as his books were a big thing for my friend and I at one time.
     
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    The best fantasy book I've ever read is Faith Of The Fallen by Terry Goodkind. The best non-fantasy fiction book is The Great And Secret Show by Clive Barker. The best non-fiction book I've read is Fingerprints Of The Gods by Graham Hancock.
     
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    Almost anything by David Gemmel - that boy can write heroic fantasy like nobody's buisness.
    I would recommend "LEGEND" to anybody!