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Xbox man
03-01-2003, 07:30 PM
What are your favorite books? Any kind of books

dark jedi 8
03-01-2003, 07:37 PM
well last year i had to read "of mice and men" for english class, it was probably the best book i ever read for school.

Jedi Apprentice
03-01-2003, 07:39 PM
Lord of The Rings.
And yes, I was in to them before the movies. :)

Boba Rhett
03-01-2003, 08:40 PM
LotR. :D

Jed
03-01-2003, 11:28 PM
Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

Timeline by Michael Crichton

:D

Rogue15
03-02-2003, 12:12 AM
Originally posted by Jedi220
Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

Timeline by Michael Crichton

:D

omg...i can't believe you forgot to put...MSDOS Manual....how could you?

My favorite books...

Proverbs
Star by Star
Timeline (yeah that was really good)

Notion
03-02-2003, 04:26 AM
NJO

And The Screwtape Letters.

Darth Eggplant
03-02-2003, 07:47 AM
The Dune books (including new prequels)

The MYST trillogy of books

any and all Discworld novels

anything by Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Good Omens)

The Harry Potter series

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy

Hitch Hikers series

Squee
IFeel Sick
Johnny The Homicidal maniac
Lenore The Adventures Of A Cute Little Dead Girl
Filler Bunny

oh yes LOTR, The Hobbit, The Silmarilion

leXX
03-02-2003, 05:06 PM
Anything by Dean R Koontz and Simulacra and Simulation by Jean Baudrillard.

Jedi Apprentice
03-02-2003, 05:24 PM
What do you all think are the best Star Wars books?

Mine are the actual movie books Ep. 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6. Also the Jedi Apprentice series was an interesting read.

leXX
03-02-2003, 05:48 PM
I've just ordered 'The Approaching Storm' and 'Twilight' yesterday, so I'll let you know. ;)

ckcsaber
03-05-2003, 07:03 PM
Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. Really, really good fantasy

Lord Glorfindel
03-06-2003, 12:03 AM
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was an amazing book, and so was JRR Tolkiens The Silmarillion and LOTR.

Thrift
03-06-2003, 02:08 AM
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller

dark jedi 8
03-06-2003, 07:56 PM
i read the jedi apprentice books too and i thought they were pretty good.

StormHammer
04-17-2003, 12:41 PM
Favourite books?

The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant (including Lord Foul's Bane, The Illearth War, The Power That Preserves, The Wounded Land, The One Tree, White Gold Wielder) by Stephen Donaldson.

The Day Of The Triffids by John Wyndham

The War Of The Worlds by H. G. Wells

Legend and Waylander by David Gemmell

The Swiss Family Robinson by Jonathan Swift

Anything by Robert E. Howard and Dean R. Koontz

There's a ton of others...I mean, c'mon, you're asking someone with over 2000 books in the house...

leXX
04-17-2003, 12:51 PM
Yay, another Koontz fan at last! :D

Which is your favourite of his? Mine is 'The Bad Place'.

Taos
04-17-2003, 01:01 PM
Well, I can't really list my favorite books because that would take a while. Instead, I'll list my favorite authors [with some of my favorite books. :)]

Authors: Tom Clancy, Michael Crichton, Stephen King, Dean Kootz is good too. Pretty much anything that they have written I have read. My favorite though it Tom Clancy......I just love the secret op stories. :)

Books: Lotr and Lord of the Flies as well. :)

StormHammer
04-17-2003, 01:43 PM
Originally posted by leXX
Yay, another Koontz fan at last! :D

Which is your favourite of his? Mine is 'The Bad Place'.

Yes, The Bad Place was good. I also really like...

Darkness Comes
Cold Fire
Lightning
Strangers
Phantoms
Watchers

I've got a lot of his others (a couple unread so far), but those are my fave's so far. ;)

The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit are also favourites.

As for other authors...oh my...there are, um...too many to list...

Alan Dean Foster, Clifford D. Simak, H.P. Lovecraft, Basil Copper, James Herbert, Guy N. Smith, Isaac Asimov, H. Beam Piper, E.E. 'Doc' Smith, Brian Aldiss, Douglas Adams, Eric Van Lustbader, Raymond E. Feist, Terry Brooks, Robert Jordan (his Wheel Of Time series is far too long, though), Larry Niven, Colin Kapp, Christopher Stasheff, Robert Heinlein, Philip K. D.ick, C.S. Lewis, Alexandre Dumas, Jules Verne, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Richard Matheson, Greg Bear, Julian May, Robert McGammon, Alan Marks, Lin Carter, Bruce Sterling, Philip Jose Farmer, Katherine Kurtz, Ursula K. LeGuin, Gordon Dickson, Harry Harrison, Poul Anderson, Piers Anthony, Barbara Hambly, John Benteen, David Eddings, Fred Saberhagen, Fritz Leiber, Michael Moorcock, Robert Silverberg, Frank Herbert, L Sprague de Camp, A.E. Van Vogt, Bill Shakespeare, and on...and on...and on...