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What is your favorite book?

Postby Celestial Wave » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:35 pm

Just put your favorite book, why you like that book, favorite character, etc. I'm looking forward to see what you reply!
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Postby Celestial Wave » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:36 pm

My favorite book is the Giver, but I also like 1984 and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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Postby Wapistan » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:36 pm

Rich Dad Poor Dad

quite a good read when you have nothing else to do.
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Postby Untecna » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:37 pm

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Postby Celestial Wave » Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:52 pm

Untecna wrote:Wrong forum. This should be in the Arts and Fiction forum.

oh, sorry. I just thought that in Forum 7 you could put any topic that you wanted. My bad!
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Postby Nuroblav » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:42 am

Celestial Wave wrote:My favorite book is the Giver, but I also like 1984 and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Those last two would be my personal favourites, alongside Dracula.
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Postby Celestial Wave » Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:19 pm

Nuroblav wrote:
Celestial Wave wrote:My favorite book is the Giver, but I also like 1984 and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Those last two would be my personal favourites, alongside Dracula.

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Postby Artonin » Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:17 pm

House of Leaves
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Postby Feyre » Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:09 pm

I love the Great Gatsby!

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Postby Baizou » Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:13 pm

Right now I'll say A Little Princess, though I'm a fan of Frances Hodgson Burnett generally.

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Postby Devionsa » Sun Dec 06, 2020 10:14 pm

The Pickwick Papers. Just for how unique and fun it is.

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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:11 am

Dispatches by Michael Herr is one of the best books I've ever read.
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Postby Pantos » Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:53 am

I enjoyed Stephen King's "The Stand" a lot. Really thick one, depending on your native language it can go up to over 1700 pages, but I personally found it awesome. It's also one of his more "creative" works (I'm lacking a better expression here); the reason why I'm not the biggest King fan is his extremely clichéd and oftentimes unnecessarily absurd representation of the supernatural, focusing on being controversial rather than atmospheric.

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Postby Rominause » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:17 am

I really love the Song of Ice and Fire series
Also, it's Lolita by Nabokov, then Abercromby, Sapkovsky and his witcher

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Postby Haezbe » Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:19 am

Mosquitoland by David Arnold
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Postby Elsa De Arendelle » Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:42 pm

Autobiography of Philippe Rothschild, so far.
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Postby Fransikania and Maldovania » Thu Dec 10, 2020 3:04 pm

I don`t really have one book that i would say is my favorite, i have several books that i would say are my favorites. its to hard to just pick one.

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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:06 pm

I like a lot of books, but I'll list off my all time favorites:
Starship Troopers
The Forever War
On Basilisk Station
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Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
The X-wing novels
2001: A Space Odyssey
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Postby Celestial Wave » Fri Dec 11, 2020 12:47 pm

Pax Nerdvana wrote:I like a lot of books, but I'll list off my all time favorites:
Starship Troopers
The Forever War
On Basilisk Station
1632
Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy
The X-wing novels
2001: A Space Odyssey

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Postby Lastolana » Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:27 pm

Impossible to choose one, but the few that really stand out for me are:
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter - Carson McCullers
The Trial - Franz Kafka
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison
No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnegut
A Murder Is Announced - Agatha Christie

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Postby Lastolana » Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:29 pm

Artonin wrote:House of Leaves


I love House of Leaves too! Definitely the most unique book I've ever read, and also the only that's kept me up at night...

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Postby Cats in a Box » Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:09 pm

Nuroblav wrote:
Celestial Wave wrote:My favorite book is the Giver, but I also like 1984 and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Those last two would be my personal favourites, alongside Dracula.


I will give a vote for Dracula as well (although it was long ago and my perspective might have changed).

And - while we are there - Carmilla, too :)

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Postby Xmara » Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:15 pm

Cats in a Box wrote:
Nuroblav wrote:Those last two would be my personal favourites, alongside Dracula.


I will give a vote for Dracula as well (although it was long ago and my perspective might have changed).

And - while we are there - Carmilla, too :)

I'm currently reading Dracula. It's pretty good. A little hard to get used to the POV changes but otherwise I've liked it.
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