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Post by michellejt14 on Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:51 am

What are some of your all-time favorite books?
Favorite books of the moment??
Favorite books when you were a kid?
Etc......

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Post by mythwriter on Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:01 am

lol, a whole lot =P the Eragon series, the lord of the rings series, a christain fiction series by Donita K. Paul, another christain fiction called Tahn (really good), The ranger's apprentice series, and I cant think of any others, lol

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Post by michellejt14 on Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:05 am

Well thats a start. haha.
I like John Green right now.
I bought Looking for alaska and An Abundance of Katherines.
I haven't gotten around to buying his latest book Paper Towns, but they're all very good.
My favorite Christian fiction series is the O'Malley Series by Dee Henderson.

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Post by Guest on Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:17 pm

Omgosh. So. When I was a kid. I. LOVED clifford. Clifford was my absolute favorite. So yeah, those are my favorite books. xD


Uhmm, currently? I suck at reading, so I don't read a lot, but I love the book called the Bible. xD And the Left Behind series.

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Post by mythwriter on Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:33 pm

left behind series is awesome

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Post by Dark_of_the_Night on Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:55 pm

Brisingr. Eon the last Dragon Eye. The truth BEHIND the Left Behind. and Oxfords Official Dictionary. Theres some really fasinating stuff in there, and they have pictures to illustrate to!

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Post by STOP! Baileytime on Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:56 am

Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language (unabridged) from 1956 ( thank yoooou, Ross )

Funk & Wagnall's Standard Encyclopedic Dictionary

The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Idiot - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Everything is Illuminated (the author's name has slipped my mind)

The Moon is Down - John Steinbeck

The Lord of the Rings xD - Tolkien

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Post by michellejt14 on Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:42 am

Haha very nice Jackie! Smile Clifford and Arthur were definitley pretty amazing...

Haha nice books guys. I have yet to read the Left behind series. It seems kind of intimidating to me considering there is like 10 million of them haha.

My all-time favorite book whenever i was a kid was Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. I even loved it so much i made my mom buy me a copy of it for my 13th birthday haha.

At the moment i don't really have time to read much of anything other than the books for Mr. Ames class. We're reading Beowulf and then off to the Lord of the rings. Woohoo!

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Post by mythwriter on Thu Jan 14, 2010 8:56 am

beowulf is a good story, even easily understandable for being in old english

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Post by Dark_of_the_Night on Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:50 am

I hate beowulf. It's just... how to put it... unevolved

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Post by mythwriter on Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:03 am

for the time it waswritten, it was well done. I haveto say though it was more fun writing as a warrior during Grendels assault than reading the story =P

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Post by surrenderforever on Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:06 pm

Let's see...my favs are..the inheritance cycle, dragonkeeper series, lord of the rings trilogy, and pretty much anything by ted dekker (example; black, red, white, green, saint, sinner, showdown, chosen, infidel, house, etc. ) or frank peretti (Veritas books, Monster, etc. )...I also like Safely Home by Randy Alcorn, and the O'Malley series by Dee Henderson.

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Post by farmerdude93 on Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:33 pm

my fav books are anything by jeff shaara and bernard cornwell i also like bonemans daughters by ted decker

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Post by michellejt14 on Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:56 pm

mythwriter wrote:beowulf is a good story, even easily understandable for being in old english
Ha speak for yourself. I have a very hard time understanding it lol

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Re: Favorite Books anyone?

Post by The Unnamed on Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:04 am

mythwriter wrote:beowulf is a good story, even easily understandable for being in old english

Well, the poem you read today isn't in Old English, it's translated. The actual original Old English would be incomprehensible to us:

"Gesyh sorhcearig on his suna bure
winsele westne, windge reste
reote berofene. Ridend swefa,
hle in homan; nis r hearpan sweg,
gomen in geardum, swylce r iu wron." (2455 - 2459)

But I agree, the reading isn't that hard if you have the attention span for it.

Favorite books of all time:
The Hobbit, the Lord of The Rings trilogy, the Silmarillion
Magic Tree House when I was younger Smile
Fahrenheit 451 and other Bradbury
NOT Eragon
And after Mr. Ames' class I came to like 1984.

There are lots others that I can't remember.

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