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What is your favorite book?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josiah B Beals Jun 20, 2013. 71 Replies

  First off, I´d like to introduce myself as I am a new member to this community. My name is Leonardo, I am called Leonard or Leo by friends and family, doesnt matter to me. I am twenty years old and…Continue

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Josiah B Beals replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Well I will second the Star Wars universe, I recommend the rogue squadron books, one of my personal spy type favorites, has to be time clancy's "without remorse" it opens the door to so many of his other books, a warning, it's…"
Jun 20, 2013
Travis Spuhler replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"6 Pages of responses, and no "Fight Club" ?? Whats the world of manliness coming to?! All kidding aside, I do highly recommend Fight Club as a primer into the writing of Chuck Palahniuk. That one is my favorite, and then I'd also…"
Jun 20, 2013
Eric Metzger replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"I think a book that all men and young adults should read is "A Painted House" by John Grisham.  It is not a standard legal thriller by Grisham but a coming of age tale about a poor boy in 1950's Arkansas.    Nothing too…"
Jun 20, 2013
Greg Carter replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Leonard, I have never been a big series-reader, but I did like John Grisham alot when I was in high school. My favorite books involve places I have been or want to go- the American West and Africa have their fair shares of adventure and explorer…"
Jun 2, 2013
J. Andres replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Best fantasy I've read since Tolkien, The name of the wind, by Patrick Rothfuss. I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned already. +1 on Tolkien. Anything by: C.S. Lewis, G.K. Chesterton (both have philosophy, essays, and fiction, read…"
May 16, 2013
J. Andres replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"And if you do decide to read Star Wars books, read Timothy Zahn first, his are the first and the best, in a league of their own."
May 16, 2013
Jason Detwiler replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving Total Money Makeover - Dave Ramsey The Count of Monte Cristo - Dumas"
May 16, 2013
Jonny replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"'The Time Machine',  'The Invisible man' and 'War of the worlds' by H. G. Wells are all great reads for some classic sci-fi. I'd also recommend some of the Sherlock Holmes stories. As for American literature,…"
May 15, 2013
John A. replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"If you like to read, here is a great resource:  www.gutenberg.org ;"
May 15, 2013
Carl Jesper Bengtsson replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Hello Leonard One of the most inspiring books I have ever read was a suggestion by this site: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris. It chronicles the early life and upbringing of the American president; how he overcame illness and laid…"
May 15, 2013
Liam replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"They also made a series which is fantastic. "
May 15, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Generally, i like classics. Moby Dick, anything Hemingway wrote, The Divine Comedy (although the Paradiso put me to sleep), and H.P Lovercraft's works being my favorites. I'm Just now digging into Paradise Lost, and loving it. For…"
May 14, 2013
Beowulf87 replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"First, if you are 20 and helping support the family, then props to you.  True mark of manliness.  Been there, done that (24 now). As to books...besides the Bible...hmm.  Not an easy choice, as I more like nonfiction.  So if I…"
May 10, 2013
DylanLandon replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"I like to read only sci fi books.Brave New World,snow Crash and The Stand are mine favorite sci fi books........"
Apr 25, 2013
J.L. replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"The deal with Harry Potter is the the author (smartly) writes for the age group of her readers, and throughout the 7 book series, her writing style ages too. They start at like 11, but by the end, they are young adults. They get progressively more…"
Dec 20, 2012
Patrick Smith replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Jules Verne - Pretty much anything by him is regarded as a classic but will be easy to understand. I love Gulliver's travels too by Jonathan Swift - it was a satire on institutions at the time. If you are into tales of adventure then She or…"
Dec 20, 2012

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