Old 09-29-2002, 11:35 PM
Other than The Stand I forgot to add:

Seasons of Passsage(Pyke)
The Last Vampire Series(Pyke)
Also I used to love reading the Fear Street(Stine) books when I was a teen.

F.E.A.R~Fuck Everything And Run
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Old 10-02-2002, 04:38 PM
Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella, The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty, and Les MisÚrables by Victor Hugo are my favorite books.
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Old 10-03-2002, 04:42 AM
I'm surprised no one has mentioned Vonnegut. It's hard to pick a favorite, but I guess I'll go with Slaughterhouse -Five
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Old 10-04-2002, 03:22 AM
Catch 22, easy.
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Old 02-03-2003, 08:31 PM
I used to hate reading. But thanks for my 5th period Graphic Arts Tech class, I get a huge opening in my day. Took me awhile to get to start reading, but I started off with A Clockwork Orange, which I totally dug. Then I read Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk. This book is awesome, go read it if you haven't. Those are my favs out of the few I have read.
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Old 02-03-2003, 10:43 PM
It's impossible for me to pick my favorite novel, but my favorite non-fiction book is Carl Sagan's "The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark."

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Old 02-04-2003, 08:30 PM
By William Shakespeare:
Romeo and Juliet

By Charles Dickens:
A Tale of Two Cities
Oliver Twist
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Old 02-05-2003, 12:38 AM
Stephen King's IT. I couldn't praise it enough or adequately if I tried.
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Old 02-11-2003, 01:53 AM
the catcher in the rye.
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Old 02-11-2003, 11:22 AM
The Trial by Franz Kafka
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevski
Hamlet by William Shakepseare
The Quite American by Graham Greene
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

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Old 02-12-2003, 11:22 PM
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- by J. K. Rowling
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Old 02-13-2003, 04:54 AM
i love all of the harry potter books, but the goblet of fire is definately my favorite out of the four (so far) (jk rowling)

i also loved 25th hour (david beniof)!

and the series of unfortunate events is what i am reading now, i am on book the 7th, and i love them. (lemony snicket)
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Old 02-18-2003, 11:23 PM
Okay, my favorite book isn't a book; it's my set of Twilight Zone Magazines, a publication that ran from 1981 - 1989. A decade's worth, but still not enough. There's probably no work of fiction I return to more often than these magazines, and no book that I think I cherish more. The issues that T.E.D. Klein edited were the best. It's where I first discovered Joe R. Lansdale, and Ramsey Campbell, and Arthur Machen, and even Stephen King.
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Old 02-19-2003, 05:43 PM
OK, my #1 is most definitely James Joyce's ULYSSES. You can read it over and over again and always discover something new and beautiful in it. And that simple matter of fact that it's the most difficult book I've ever read makes it even more intriguing. Reading ULYSSES is an adventure.

some more favorites:
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Der Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
The Human Stain by Philip Roth
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
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Old 02-26-2003, 05:05 PM
How anyone can pick just ONE book, I have no idea! Here are my top 5 (in no paticular order):

Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
The Rules Of Attraction by Brett Easton Ellis
The Pianist by (unpronoucable) Spilzman
Solaris by Stanislaw Lem
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
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Old 02-27-2003, 10:59 PM
a tie between

Skipping Christmas - John Grisham and
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon - stephen king
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Old 02-28-2003, 12:36 AM
Eureka Street - Robert McLiam Wilson
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Old 02-28-2003, 12:40 AM
Re: !

Originally posted by SubMethod
The Catcher In The Rye- J.D. Salinger
Mere Christianity- C.S. Lewis
1984- George Orwell
On The Road- Jack Kerouac
The Four Loves- C.S. Lewis
I'd like to add High Fidelity by Nick Hornby to my list. This was such a well written and wonderful book, the movie was good too but doesn't compare to the book.
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Old 02-28-2003, 02:46 PM
Originally posted by Jason Voorhees
Stephen King's IT. I couldn't praise it enough or adequately if I tried.

Although for me Jurassic Park gets at least a runner up mention.
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Old 03-01-2003, 04:12 AM
Tell Me Your Dreams Sidney Sheldon
Kiss the Girls Sidney Sheldon
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling
A Serious of Unfortunate Events: Parts 1-2 Lemony Snickett
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Old 03-03-2003, 05:41 PM
I don't think I've responded to this yet.

My favorite books are:

Les Miserables
The Man Who Laughs

and Daphne Dumaurier's Rebecca.
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Old 03-03-2003, 10:44 PM
The Stand - Stephen King
Swan Song - Robert R. McCammon
Blood Crazy - Simon Clark
Twilight Eyes - Dean Koontz

Just a few of my faves...
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Old 03-04-2003, 12:26 AM
The Stand by Stephen King. My favorite book of all time. Both versions are excellent.


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Old 03-05-2003, 05:48 PM
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hobbit
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Old 03-05-2003, 06:58 PM
survivor or one flew over the cuckoos nest. 3rd place being requiem for a dream.
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Old 03-15-2003, 10:59 AM
in no particular order

Blue World by Robert McCammon
The boat of a million years by Poul Anderson
The bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
A man in full by Tom Wolfe
The terminal experiment by Robert J Sawyer
I am legend by Richard Matheson
LA confidential by James Ellroy
The engines of god by Jack McDevitt
Book of Days by Stephen J Rivelle
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Plus everything by Shakespeare, Poe, Lovecraft, Connie Willis and Theodore Sturgeon

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Old 03-16-2003, 02:09 AM
The Catcher in the rye by JD Salinger

classic book. Holden caulfield rules(just look at my location)
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Old 03-16-2003, 12:50 PM
The Dark Tower series by Stephen King

Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem

Snow Crash By Neal Stephenson <~~if you liked The Matrix, you should check this one out.

Anything written by Hunter S. Thompson

The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings By J.R.R Tolkien
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Old 03-16-2003, 06:09 PM
The Catcher in the Rye-J.D. Salinger
A Clockwork Orange-Anthony Burgess
The Stand-Stephen King
The Rum Diary-Hunter S.Thompson
Hell's Angels:A Strange and Terrible Saga-Hunter S.Thompson
Choke-Chuck Palahniuk
American Psycho-Bret Easton Ellis
Last Exit to Brooklyn-Hubert Selby Jr.
The Acid House-Irvine Welsh
Dog Eat Dog-Edward Bunker
Slaughtermatic-Steve Aylett
Crash-J.G. Ballard
Tishomingo Blues-Elmore Leonard
On the Road-Jack Kerouac

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Old 03-16-2003, 07:33 PM
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
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Old 03-16-2003, 07:57 PM
Anything by David & Leigh Eddings.
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Old 03-30-2003, 05:56 AM
I can't believe no one has said anything on Raymond E. Feist. His fist novel Magician is unreal. So it gets my vote.
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Old 03-30-2003, 10:56 AM
What I like to call the "Serge A. Storms" series by Tim Dorsey:
Florida Roadkill
Hammerhead Ranch Motel
Orange Crush
Triggerfish Twist

All four of those are amazing reads, I reccommend them to anyone if you want a wild and crazy ride through Florida life.
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Old 03-31-2003, 05:50 PM
The Secret History
A Clockwork Orange
Bag of Bones
Catch 22
East of Eden
Memnoch the Devil

Sorry can't trim the list more than that....
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Old 03-31-2003, 08:35 PM
Always tough to limit this to less than 10, but I'll say Koko by Peter Straub - closely followed by The Bridge by Iain Banks.
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Old 04-10-2003, 03:15 PM
The Death and Life of Superman

and any Alex Cross novel by James Patterson
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Old 04-10-2003, 09:18 PM
Rock Solid by Bob Barchiesei and Frank Bose. A book i picked up at Barnes and Noble a handful of years ago with no prior knowledge about the story. It's about the story of two cops who brought down Druglord Alejandro Lopez.
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Old 04-11-2003, 06:46 PM

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Old 04-14-2003, 08:32 AM
The Demon- Hubert Selby Jr
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Old 04-14-2003, 10:02 PM
White Fang-Jack London
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