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Author:  Freya Baggins [ May 6th, 2011, 10:28 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

Wow... I never posted mine...

In no particular order at all...

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Chronicles of Narnia
The Shannara Trilogy
Magic Kingdom For Sale (and all subsequent books)
Harry Potter Series
Sherlock Holmes
Anything by Gail Carson Levine
Anything by Shannon Hale
Anything by Robin McKinley
Sarek

Author:  Tinker Bell [ July 11th, 2011, 12:20 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

No particular order, since it changes with my mood.

Complete Sherlock Holmes collection
Lord of the Rings
Pride and Prejudice
Dracula
Eclipse (from Twilight series)
The Vampire Diaries-The Awakening/The Struggle (its like two books in one, so i guess it counts and one book...)
Robin Hood
Steve and Me (about Steve Irwin)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
White Fang

Author:  Cara [ July 11th, 2011, 6:43 am ]
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The Lord of the Rings
Hobbit
Chronicles of Narnia
Shadowmarch
War of the Flowers
Sherlock Holmes
Black Magician Trilogy
Farseer Trilogy
The Tawny Man
A Song of Ice and Fire

Author:  Lembas [ July 11th, 2011, 8:09 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

ARGH so difficult!!

-The Hobbit - JRR Tolkein
-The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe - CS Lewis
-War Horse - Michael Morpurgo
-The Lord of the Rings - J RR Tolkein
-A Game of Thrones - George RR Martin
-Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
-Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling
-Son of a Witch - Gregory Maguire
-Macbeth - William Shakespeare
-A Dolls House- Henrik Ibsen

Author:  Caunion cyn Britannia [ July 11th, 2011, 4:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

Because I have nothing better to do.


1. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer - Patrick Suskind
2. Anno Dracula - Kim Newman
3. The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera
4. Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman
5. Battle Royale - Koushun Takami
6. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
7. A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snicket
8. His Dark Materials - Philip Pulman
9. A Game of Thrones - George R.R. Martin
10. The Dresden Files - Jim Butcher

Author:  Turwaithiel Rochben [ July 16th, 2011, 12:12 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

I always like a challenge and this should prove to be difficult! :)

1. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
3. The Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica Series by J.A. Owen
4. The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss
5. The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
6. A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
7. The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
8. The Alanna Quartet by Tamora Pierce
9. The Cal Leandros Series by Rob Thurman
10. The Blade of the Flame Trilogy by Tim Waggoner

Author:  Morning Star [ July 22nd, 2011, 5:17 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

Harry Potter
Lord of the Rings
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness
The Puzzle Ring
The Hobbit
Eragon
Eldest
Brisingr
Reckless

Bye

Author:  Hanasian [ September 9th, 2016, 9:57 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

I've been here for nine+ years and haven't seen or posted in this fine thread???? Well. Here goes....

  • Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • The Black Company by Glen Cook (I like the series)
  • All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  • The Willing Flesh by Willi Heinrich
  • Dune by Frank Herbert
  • Kings Go Forth by Joe David Brown
  • Elric ~ The Stealer of Souls by Michael Morecock (Elric is a decent book series)
  • Malazan Book of the Fallen by Steven Erikson (a good if sometimes convoluted book series)

And an honourable mention to The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury.

Author:  Evil.Shieldmaiden [ September 9th, 2016, 6:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

• Ulysses by James Joyce
• Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
• The Faded Sun trilogy by CJ Cherryth
• The Oxford book of English Poetry
• The Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell
• The Emperors Edge series by Lindsay Buroker
• The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
• The Vlad Taltos and related books by Steven Brust
• The Craig Crime series by Catriona King
• The Brother Athelston Sorrowful Mysteries by Paul C Doherty

Author:  Jax Nova [ September 9th, 2016, 7:47 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

1. Silmarilion
2. Book 1 of the Wingfeather Saga
3. Book 2 of the wingfeather Saga
4. Book 3 of the Wingfeather Saga
5. Star Wars Clone wars: Medstar 1
6. Star Wars Clone Wars: Medstar 2
7. The Hobbit
8. The Lord of The Rings
9. Book 4 of the Wingfeather Saga
10: Han Solo and the Lost Legacy

Author:  Nienor Níniel [ January 1st, 2017, 3:15 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

1. Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky
2. Silmarillion
3. Oneiron by Laura Lindstedt (not sure if it has been translated yet)
4. the Wool trilogy by Hugh Howey
5. The Children of Húrin
6. Kalevala (national epic of FI)
7. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkings
8. Midsummers Night's Dream by Shakespeare (I'm not sure if a play counts)
9. Tuntematon sotilas (the Unkown Soldier) by Väinö Linna
10. Lord of the Rings

Author:  Gandolorin [ June 27th, 2017, 1:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Top 10 Favourite Books

I made the effort to scroll back through the previous pages here (which is where I found the threads I commented about off-the-cuff), but I didn’t really find a favorite authors thread. Besides J.R.R. Tolkien and The Lord of The Rings, I find it difficult to name books in any ranking (I’m extremely skeptical about rankings as they are proliferating on TV and in the press, anyway). Besides which, fiction is a small minority in our library. So I’ll go by fiction authors whose works I have enjoyed.

1. JRRT (LoTR)
Douglas Adams
Arthur C. Clarke
Paul C. Doherty (penname Paul Harding in Germany)
Jack London
Edgar Allan Poe
Thomas Mann
Salman Rushdie
Akif Pirinçci
Heinrich Böll
Karl May

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