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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #45 on: August 02, 2007, 02:22:28 pm »
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #46 on: January 11, 2008, 09:36:08 pm »
10. In His Own Write by John Lennon
9. American Gothic Tales by Joyce Carroll Oates
8. Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris
7. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
6. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
5. America by Jon Stewart
4. The Stand by Stephen King
3. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
2. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2008, 10:08:52 pm »
In no specific order...

- Ringworld series by Larry Niven
- The Hobbit (I finished The Fellowship of the ring... although I forget exactly what happened in the book, the movie is still more vivid in my memory as I've seen it more than once. I also started The Two Towers but gave up in the forest or something... I forget, he goes into extreme detail and it takes forever to get anywhere in the book so I just didn't read it again (I intend to though).
-Rainbow Mars (again by Niven, I liked that book)
-The Core (was a good book but way too short)

That's all that comes to mind though.

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #48 on: July 19, 2008, 03:50:22 pm »
Hm, i've only been reading dev books. does that count? =)

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #49 on: July 20, 2008, 08:57:17 pm »
1. Don Quixote, Miguel Cervantes
2. Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton
3. Prey, Michael Crichton
4. 1984, George Orwell
5. The Pigman, Paul Zindel
6. World War Z, Max Brooks
7. The Hobbit, Tolkien
8. Hatchet
9. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, JK Rowling
10. The Fellowship of the Ring, Tolkien
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #50 on: July 21, 2008, 10:28:41 pm »
2. Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton
3. Prey, Michael Crichton
4. 1984, George Orwell
7. The Hobbit, Tolkien

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #51 on: August 06, 2008, 06:40:30 pm »
I have decided form now on that any book/series I read that makes me feel sad it's over will be put on my 'List of Books That Are Also Good'.

What I know is on that list:
Jurassic Park and Congo - Crichton
The entire Narnia series.
Night Watch - Terry Pratchett
I, Robot - Asimov
The classic Foundation series
The Rama series, except the second one
Harry Potter 6 and 7
Starrigger, Red Limit Freeway, and Paradox Alley - John DeChancie

I'll see if I can remember any more.
I really need to read Prey and Andromeda Strain, I love Crichton.
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #52 on: August 06, 2008, 10:45:24 pm »
In no particuler order:

I, Robot
Stranger in a Strange Land
Emissaries from the Dead
Mars Underground
Starship Troopers


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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #53 on: August 07, 2008, 09:54:45 am »
Let me revise my definition: A book that, once I am done, makes me wish I would forget it so I could read it for the first time again.
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #54 on: August 08, 2008, 10:32:38 am »
1. 1984
2. Celtika
3. Iron Grail
4. The Histories
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
6. Starship Troopers
7. Jedi vs Sith: The Essential guide to the force
8. The Odyssey
9. Patriot Games (woohoo! something Tom Clancy wrote that isn't a Tom Clancy novel!)
10. A clockwork orange

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #55 on: August 09, 2008, 11:06:22 pm »
1: Atlas Shrugged
2: The Fountain Head
3: Brave New World
4: Eye in the Sky
5: 1984
6: Animal Farm
7: The Catcher in the Rye
8: Watchmen
9: Gaunt's Ghosts series(WH40K FTW!!!)
10: Lord of the Rings trilogy
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #56 on: August 14, 2008, 06:38:45 pm »
I'm not entirely sure about the order, but whatever.

1. 1984
2. The Picture of Dorian Gray
3. Brave New World.
4. Enemy at the Gates (not based on the movie. Its a book about Stalingrad that only mentions the sniper)
5.The Time Machine
6. Candide
7. Dracula
8. The Metamorphosis
9. Watchmen
10. Faces of A Nation
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #57 on: October 20, 2008, 02:59:45 pm »
1. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne
2. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
3. The Hobbit
4. The Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy - Douglas Adams
5. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe - Douglas Adams
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9. Eragon 1 & 2
10. Harry potter and the prisoner from Azkaban

I can't put books like Harry potter or Eragon any higher than that. Since they're mainstream books and isen't really that good and I know there's loads of books I could put on 6-8 that I haven't read yet or can't remember the name of.

I can really recommend those books by Jules Verne. They're awesome and deserves to be read. 
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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #58 on: May 01, 2011, 04:19:14 pm »
No particular order,  Books over 20 years old have had their date listed

 Children of the Mind - Orson Scott Card
 Enders Game - Orson Scott Card
 The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  (first published in 1943)
 Cruddy - Lynda Barry
 Go Ask Alice - Anonymous
 Redwall series - Brian Jacques
 Idlewild - Nick Sagan
 Book of 5 rings / scrolls - Miyamoto Musashi (published 1635)
 The Poetic Edda and The Prose Edda - Vikings, (written sometime around 1220)
 On the Origin of Species - Charles Darwin (1859)

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Re: top 10 books
« Reply #59 on: May 04, 2011, 11:27:33 am »
1) Tales of two cities

2) Taming the shrew

3) weathering heights