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tk102
10-12-2008, 10:20 PM
What genres of books do you enjoy?

(poll courtesy of Litovsky)

Ctrl Alt Del
10-12-2008, 10:26 PM
Almost everyhing, with the notabe exceptions of biographies and philosophy (although I have read some, it's a tiring reading). And that assuming that by "romance" you meant any fictional work.

Lynk Former
10-12-2008, 11:45 PM
I haven't read a book since I was in high school :p ...wish there was an option for that.

mimartin
10-13-2008, 12:20 AM
I would have thought my favorite book genre was Action/Adventure, but after counting my books they are largely History. Although I’m pretty sure some of those are actually fiction.

Jeff
10-13-2008, 02:10 AM
I would say fantasy is my favorite genre, it is what most of my favorite book series' fall under. LotR/Silmarillion/The Hobbit and Harry Potter are my favorite book series. I haven't read anything new recently though.

Astor
10-13-2008, 02:20 AM
Science Fiction (That is what Star Wars is, after all :p) and Historical Fiction are my two main favorites - but I do like to read a good biography, or occasionally a True Crime book (I have a somewhat unhealthy addiction to organised crime).

Great Scott!
10-13-2008, 02:50 AM
I checked everything. It really depends on the author and the book.

Sabretooth
10-13-2008, 02:57 AM
I like anything that is a good read.

You left out the erotic literature option, btw.

Rachel_Ewok
10-13-2008, 10:20 AM
I like fantasy, sci-fi, and mysteries best. I grew up reading things like The Hobbit and Nancy Drew mysteries.

Now I still read The Hobbit, Nancy Drew mysteries (and a crapload of other mystery novels) but I've added Star Wars books into the mix, as well as some sci-fi classics like Strager in a Strange Land.

tk102
10-13-2008, 10:28 AM
Fantasy, Philosophy, Biography, and Other Non-Fiction for me. I like the Science section of the bookstore / library.

Bokken
10-13-2008, 12:52 PM
No historical fiction? Bernard Cornwell's SHARPE series. They're very good, and there's around 20 of them. By the time you get to the end of the series you forget what the beginning is.

LordOfTheFish
10-13-2008, 01:32 PM
An excellent question!

I really enjoy science fiction, but I also enjoy fantasy, and fiction. Mystery will some times strike my interest. Sherlock Holmes certainly did... Depending upon what it's about, History books sometimes interest me.

SW01
10-13-2008, 02:35 PM
History is my current favourite for recreation - I'm currently reading The Alexiad of Anna Komnena.

I've been into this genre for a few years, mainly Roman history leading into Byzantine history - great stuff! :D

Negative Sun
10-13-2008, 03:24 PM
Sci-Fi, Asimov FTW!

GeneralPloKoon
10-13-2008, 05:27 PM
Sci-fi is the only kind of books I read!

Rev7
10-13-2008, 05:41 PM
Action /Adventure
History
Science Fiction
Non fiction

ChAiNz.2da
10-13-2008, 06:02 PM
Mystery
Action / Adventure
Science Fiction
Fantasy

Had debated on History & Biography, but to be honest I haven't read a decent one in quite some time. It gets "honorable mention" for now, but no vote. (suggestions welcomed) ;)

tk102
10-13-2008, 06:24 PM
Science Fiction (That is what Star Wars is, after all :p)I'd say Star Wars is more Fantasy than Sci Fi.

Jeff
10-13-2008, 06:59 PM
I'd say Star Wars is more Fantasy than Sci Fi.Yeah, pretty sure this is correct.

I haven't read very many Star Wars books so that is why I did not mention them, but I guess I have read a few good ones. First book in the LotF series, and Labyrinth of Evil I remember being pretty good, but some of the others I just couldn't get into.

El Sitherino
10-13-2008, 11:15 PM
I'm a romantic.

Astor
10-14-2008, 04:00 AM
I'd say Star Wars is more Fantasy than Sci Fi.

Yeah, that probably is more accurate... but i've still got plenty of Sci-Fi *looks at shelf of Star Trek books* :)

Drunkside
10-14-2008, 04:37 AM
History for sure....

Lynk Former
10-14-2008, 04:54 AM
When I did read books I did read quite a lot of Star Wars books... but now...


Hmm, I wonder how much I could get for all of them if I sell em...

LordOfTheFish
10-14-2008, 09:49 PM
Science Fiction (That is what Star Wars is, after all :p)

I'd say Star Wars is more Fantasy than Sci Fi.

I agree with Astor on this one.

Sabretooth
10-15-2008, 04:49 AM
I agree with Astor on this one.
There was a massive debate thread regarding this in Ahto. Take a look around and you'll find it. ;)

But IIRC, GL himself had commented that Star Wars is fantasy and not science fiction. I'll have to dig that up, though.

LordOfTheFish
10-15-2008, 07:49 AM
Oh, thanks.

Endorenna
10-15-2008, 01:42 PM
Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy...that pretty much covers what I read. :D

urluckyday
10-15-2008, 11:29 PM
Lots of Star Wars reading, but I do venture into biographies about Bill Gates, and other tech stuff like that...it's only a luxury I can enjoy when the atmosphere is right, otherwise I get distracted, so I don't read too much, even though I want to... :(

The Betrayer
10-17-2008, 06:41 PM
Everything except romance, though I mainly read fiction novels.

Negative Sun
10-18-2008, 06:58 PM
There was a massive debate thread regarding this in Ahto. Take a look around and you'll find it. ;)

But IIRC, GL himself had commented that Star Wars is fantasy and not science fiction. I'll have to dig that up, though.
Or...or...or...this is a crazy idea, maybe the craziest ever, but bear with me:

Could it possibly have elements of both? :xp:

Lynk Former
10-18-2008, 07:11 PM
@ Negative Sun: I am shocked and appalled by the very idea of what you have suggested!

jawathehutt
10-18-2008, 10:35 PM
I can read pretty much anything, although I havent read many romance or mystery books that I really liked, although I dont mind elements of them being in other genres.

Commander Obi-Wan
10-18-2008, 10:55 PM
Last book I read was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. :p

Serpentine Cougar
10-19-2008, 07:32 AM
Fantasy and Sci-Fi are my thing, though I read a lot of historical fiction when I was younger, for school. I also read classics (like Dickens or Shakespeare) from time to time.

Sabretooth
10-20-2008, 02:23 PM
Or...or...or...this is a crazy idea, maybe the craziest ever, but bear with me:

Could it possibly have elements of both? :xp:
Now we go to war.

Nedak
10-22-2008, 12:07 AM
does pornography count?

RoxStar
10-22-2008, 05:47 PM
Philosophy / Poli Sci

A Galaxy Foreseen
10-26-2008, 02:23 PM
Action / Adventure

LordSerion
11-01-2008, 10:50 AM
Action/Adventure, Science Fiction, History and (don't laugh, please) Romance.

zelda 41
11-03-2008, 06:04 PM
Romance novels are my favorite XP
I read alot of non fiction as well, although biographies are a tad boring.

Cmdr. Cracken
11-03-2008, 06:23 PM
Philosophy/Political Science.

hellhawk
11-06-2008, 06:51 PM
science fiction the higest... i wonder why

M@RS
11-10-2008, 05:01 PM
What kind of genre is Star Wars hellhawk? What is this forum based on? There's you answer... :D