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What are your 10 favourite books?

Mr Karswell
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Too_hot69 said:In no particular order:

1) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2) The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
3) The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
4) The Third Twin by Ken Follett
5) Esio Trot by Roald Dahl
6) The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
7) The Crucible by Arthur Miller
8) The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
9) Dracula by Bram Stoker
10) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

“The Little Mermaid” might be my favourite bit of creative writing in the short form

Tyrant of Words
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Imagica Clive Barker
The Gun Slinger Series Stephen King
A wrinkle in time Madelene L Engel
Harry Potter J K Rowling
The Scarlet Gospels Clive Barker
Hell Raiser Clive Barker
The Vampire Chronicles Ann Rice
City Infernal Edward Lee
Ramona the Pest Beverly Cleary
Deenie Judy Blume

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Casted_Runes said:

“The Little Mermaid” might be my favourite bit of creative writing in the short form

It's a great book. I always think of her when I take a walk along a foamy sea.
All of the books on my list have stayed with me long after I finished reading them.

Kara L. Pythiana-Ashton
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1. The Sailor on the Seas of Fate - by Michael Moorcock
2. The Lord of the Rings - by J.R.R. Tolkien
3. Dune - by Frank Herbert
4. The Stand - by Stephen King
5. Interview with the Vampire - by Anne Rice
6. Vampire Junction - by S.P. Somtow
7. Dracula - by Bram Stoker
8. Alice in Wonderland - by Lewis Carroll
9. The Marvelous Land of Oz - by L. Frank Baum
10. Justine - by The Marquis de Sade

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Narrowing down my top 10 favorites is quite the challenge, but you can bet that the Bridgerton books https://bookwormera.com/bridgerton-books-bridgerton-books-in-order/ hold a special place in my heart! There's just something enchanting about diving into the Regency-era world filled with romance, drama, and those Bridgerton siblings.

Apart from those delightful reads, I've been captivated by a diverse range of genres and authors. If I were to expand my list, some other favorites of mine include 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee for its profound themes, 'Harry Potter' series by J.K. Rowling for the pure magic it brings, and 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger for its timeless coming-of-age narrative.

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Casted_Runes said:Some great choices there, Umm. Catch-22 was my father’s favourite book. And you can extend to 20 if you like, Fusion My list is never stable:

1. The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O’Connor
2. Collected Ghost Stories by MR James
3. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
4. Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
5. The Devils of Loudun by Aldous Huxley
6. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
7. Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
8. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
9. Collected Poems by Philip Larkin
10. The Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith

Thanks! Catch 22 is the book that probably made me fall in love with reading <3

Harry Rout
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1. Short History of Decay (E.M. Cioran)
2. Thus Spoke Zarathustra ( Friedrich Nietzsche)
3. The Book of Disquiet ( Fernando Pessoa)
4. The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
5. Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad)
6. Breakfast of Champions (Kurt Vonnegut)
7. Slaughterhouse 5 (Kurt Vonnegut)
8. Fight Club ( Chuck Palahniuk)
9. Infinite Resignation (Eugene Thacker)
10. The Conspiracy Against the Human Race ( Thomas Ligotti)

Robert Oliva
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1.Catcher in the Rye j.d, Salinger
2.Marathon Man Wm Goldman
3. Kind of Blue Ashley Kahn
4. Jim Thorpe biography’s J. Beudic
5.Failsafe Wheeler/ Burdick
6. Paul Morphy Chess MasterF Lawson
7. In Cold Blood T Capote
8. One Flew Over the Cukoos Nest K Kesey
9. Enders Game Orson S Card
10. The Legend of Sweet Pea John Valentin

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