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        08-05-2010, 10:18 PM
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    Ok, so I looked all over and can't really find a thread that had some good book suggestions. I think im going to go to the bookstore tomorrow and wanna find a few good good books willing to read!

    Anybody wanna imput?! i WILL read ANYTHING! (usually ;) )
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        08-05-2010, 10:37 PM
    -Night Angel Trilogy (excellent books!)
    -Godspeaker trilogy
    -Water for Elephants (though it's graphic)
    -any of Cormac McCarthy's
    -a lot of Karen Miller's books are decent (she wrote the Godspeaker trilogy, above)

    Those are just a few of the recent ones I've read..
        08-05-2010, 10:40 PM
    I was looking at Water For Elephants! :] thank you!!
        08-05-2010, 10:56 PM
    Green Broke
    Hold on lol
    -Smoky the Cowhorse (or any Will James book)
    -the Twilight series
    -Watership Down
    -Ruffian: Burning from the Start
    -A Little Princess
    -the Inkheart trilogy
    -The Anne of Green Gables series
    -the Phantom Stallion books (i know, they're more of kid-type books but I still like them lol)
        08-05-2010, 11:11 PM
    Green Broke
    Thoroughbred series by Johanna Campbell(I think the earlier ones are the best)
    Percy Jackson and the Olympian series by Rick Riordan
    Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
    The House of Night series by PC and Kirstin Cast
    Jake, Reinvented
    Black for Remembrance by Carlene Thompson
    The Shadow Children series by Margaret Peterson Haddix

    And books by the authors Sarah Dessen
    And books by the author Jodi Piccoult (sp?)

    I know a lot of the first ones are more for kids, but sometimes you just have to take a step back from reality.

    And if you can survive it. Try reading The Scarlet Letter.

    I'll think of more later.
        08-05-2010, 11:19 PM
    Green Broke
    Yes, I love the Thoroughbred series. Unfortunately they don't sell it anymore in stores (in Alberta anyway...) which really sucks! I also agree with tempest that the earlier ones #1-22 are the best.
        08-05-2010, 11:19 PM
    Lets see.
    True blood series is good :)
    Uhmm Anything by Sarah Dessen.

    I can't think of any others I am going to be getting books for my trip to Kentucky soon so I need ideas :)


    James Patterson... anything by him is GOOD
        08-06-2010, 09:24 AM
    Pact of Wolves, not sure who it's by...
    Dracula by Bram Stoker (Best english novel EVER)
    The Bell Jar by Silvia Plath
    Heartland Series by Lauren Brooke
    Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyers (but don't bother going back for a 2nd read...)
    I, Robot by Isaac Assimov (my new fave author! Science fiction FTW)
    1984 by George Orwell
    Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Riding The Blues (an awesome horse book!)
    The Da Vince Code by Dan Brown
    Angels And Demons by Dan Brown
    Deception Point by Dan Brown
    Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
    The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
    Monday Mourning by Kathy Reichs and pretty much anything else by her.

    That's most of my favourite books =P Hope you find something you enjoy there.
        08-06-2010, 10:55 AM
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    Here are some authors that I like write good books:

    Nicholas Evans (wrote the Horse Whisperer)
    Robin Cook
    Michael Palmer
    Tess Gerritsen
    (these 3 authors above write medical whodunits)
    Paulo Coelho... his books are very interesting and refereshing. Pretty philosophical deliberation about deep issues like meaning of life, put in a concrete stories.
        08-11-2010, 01:30 AM
    Their are a lot of good books I know. Read all of the Alex Hawke Series Books By Ted Bell. They are a adult read and you can't stop reading the book once you start. I don't do romance though sorry. But try those books you will really enjoy it.

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