Book Recommendation

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Rosto, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. Rosto

    Rosto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying to complete a Reading Challenge to read 75 books this year. Can you help?
    What's the best book you have read?
    Do you know an author with the initials A. W. (my initials)?
    a YA (Young Adult/teens) best seller
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Well, what type of books do you enjoy reading? Knowing the genre you prefer would help to give better suggestions you would more likely read than others... :)
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Africa - near the equator
    The van - Roddy Doyle
    Long way down - nick Hornby

    See if they grab you

    Ct
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My all time favorite author is Edgar Rice Burroughs, most famous for the Tarzan series. I love anything he writes as his stories are always so gripping, and I especially love his John Carter of Mars series (beginning with the novel A Princess of Mars).
     
  5. 1cock2hens

    1cock2hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are you familiar with the librarything.com website? you can and will find all the books/ authors you need to complete your challenge
     
  6. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    It would definitely help to know what genres you enjoy! Seems like you want young adult recommendations?

    One of my favorite books as a teen was The Last Unicorn. I also really enjoyed The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. The Animorphs were also a favorite series and I'm sure you could find them in a library.

    Good luck with your challenge!
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    You might enjoy things by Ray Bradbury, one of his books "The Illustrated Man" was really good. "The Secret Annex" by Anne Frank is excellent (re-read that recently for about the 5th time). "Catcher In The Rye" by J.D. Salinger was a good one. JRR Tolkien books are wonderful, "The Hobbit" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Have you tried any of the classics? Things like the Sherlock Holmes books by Arthur Conan Doyle and Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With The Wind" are great. Mitch Albom is a wonderful contemporary author, his books include "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" and "For One More Day". I think biographies and autobiographies are interesting...just choose a book on or about someone you are curious about or admire.

    There's so many good books and authors out there, it's hard to name them all!
     
  8. 1cock2hens

    1cock2hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just saw a book review for a book called Archie Wilson: & The Nucklavee (volume 1) by Mark A Cooper... it is suposed to be good .. a lot of people said it was as good as harry potter.. its set in scotland , a normal boy runs into a bunch of magical creatures and has to save the world//
     
  9. Rosto

    Rosto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a librarian. I read anything but true crime and horror. I love your recommendations. My challenge has 75 different types. So I'm trying to get new ideas. I'll post it tomorrow so you can see.
     
  10. Rosto

    Rosto Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm stuck on a couple. Author with my initials. Book recommended by a stranger. Book that will bring me joy. YA Bestseller.
     

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