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  1. #16
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    My all-time, one and only, favorite is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. For a fun, easy read, I just read most of (the available books) The Mortal Instruments series and The Infernal Devices series.
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  2. #18
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    Room is actually the next book on my list. I have to read it for my literary theory class. I’m glad to see you enjoyed it.

    Favorites that others have mentioned that you absolutely have to read. Have to:
    John Dies at the End and This Book is Full of Spiders by David Wong
    Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
    The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver (one of my absolute favorites)
    Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (skip the film)

    And so many others that were mentioned, but these are my “biggies”

    Other recommendations:
    Life of Pi by Yann Martel (and see the film, if you haven’t)
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    The Giver by Lois Lowry (it’s actually a series, but the only other one I like is Son)
    The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
    The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    Anything by Douglas Adams
    Anything by Kurt Vonnegut (particularly Slaughterhouse-Five and Timequake)

    And, of course, the Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and LotR series.
    Ezra Llewyn or Arthur Hamish

  3. #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by dovah View Post
    Room is actually the next book on my list. I have to read it for my literary theory class. I’m glad to see you enjoyed it.
    It was definitely different but I couldn't put it down. Thank you for your additions, my list is growing!
    Adelaide, Annabel, Audrey, Aurelia, Avalon, Catherine, Daisy, Elizabeth, Felicity, Gemma, Genevieve, Helena, Isabeau, January, June, Juniper, Juno, Kate, Laine, Liv, Lucy, Luna, Matilda, Mira, Pearl, Penelope, Seraphina, Snow, Tessa, Vesper, Violet, Winter

    Asher Gregory James . Leo Sebastian North
    Archer, August, Beau, Benjamin, Caspian, Daniel, Donovan, Felix, Finn, Florin, Flynn, Forest, Fox, Hugo, Joshua, Vaughn

  4. #22
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    I love books! A few of my favorites:

    North & South by Elizabeth Gaskell (there were moments when I said 'awwwww' out loud and weirded out some classmates.)
    Persuasion by Jane Austen
    The Invisible Bridge by Julie Oringer
    A Room with a View by E.M. Forster
    Howards End by E.M. Forster
    Dracula by Bram Stoker
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
    I Capture the Castle by Dodi Smith
    Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
    Atonement by Ian McEwan
    The Wine of Solitude by Irene Nemirovsky
    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
    Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
    The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
    The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde
    Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
    Daniel Deronda by George Eliot
    Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
    The Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    I really want to just go snuggle with a cup of tea and a good book now!
    -Athena

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  5. #24
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    So far my favorite books ever are (these are the ones I'll re-read over and over):

    Magician by Raymond E Feist
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
    A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    Belle by Lesley Pearse
    Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
    Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
    Marko | Susanna | Kit | Rosemary

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