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Thread: A few of your favorite novels
September 21st, 2013 07:49 PM #6Senior Member
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Ill just do a top 3 for now
Fight Club by Chuck Palahnuik
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Crime and Punishment by Dostoyevsky
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
Mysterious Skin by Scott Hiem
Mysterious Skin is NOT for the faint of heart. Lots of language, sex, violence, drugs. The others of recommend to anyone.Lillian Elizabeth 6.16.13
September 21st, 2013 07:54 PM #8Member
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I absolutely love Fifty Shades of Grey!~JessicaMama to one darling diva, Isabella Rae (2.6.09) and TTC #2!
September 21st, 2013 08:30 PM #10
Thanks leadmythoughts, I'm off to research Mysterious Skin right now. I am embarrassed to admit that I've never read Fight Club but I love the movie, hopefully I haven't ruined the book by watching the movie a hundred times!
Jessicamary - I also enjoyed the Fifty Shades series, quick and fun!Ben & Lainy 10.8.12
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September 21st, 2013 08:31 PM #12
There are already so many great suggestions (I think I've added a dozen to my "to read" list already) and of the ones I have read I whole-heartily second the recommendation. Specifically, the Historian is fabulous - a book of history, love, and vampires that aren't whinny teenagers, & Written on the Body - I'm reading this now and the language and imagery are beautiful; if you don't already, you will love the name Louise after reading this book. But I have to say, for books I can, and have, read over and over: the Harry Potter series, Little Women, & To Kill a Mockingbird. I also have a soft spot for Gregory Macquire (Wicked & Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister are my favorites) and Kurt Vonnegut (Cat's Cradle, Breakfast of Champions, Slaughterhouse Five).* A Nameberry Nightmare*
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Mr. Fry: Well, I was thinking of Philip. After those screwdrivers?
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September 21st, 2013 08:42 PM #14Senior Member
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