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Posted 10 August 2009 - 02:47 PM ( #1 )

Anyone have an awesome book that they want to recommend?

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 04:54 PM ( #2 )

Vanished Smile: The Dissapearance of the Mona Lisa.

It's a good book, revolving around the time the Mona Lisa was stolen.

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 11:54 AM ( #3 )

The Declaration - Gemma Malley (The Resistance is the sequel, but I haven't read it yet.)
The Book of Dead Days - Marcus Sedgwick (Dark Flight Down is the sequel and both are great.)
The Dark Horse - Marcus Sedgwick
Home - Nicola Davies

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Posted 07 September 2009 - 03:23 PM ( #4 )

Howl's Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones.

It's pretty much the book that Miyazaki's movie was based off of.
It's not a deep deep story, but a nice book to read on a rainy Sunday afternoon.

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 03:07 PM ( #5 )

If you haven't read 1984 by George Orwell, you have to read it o:

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Posted 09 September 2009 - 06:48 PM ( #6 )

My sister's keeper (YYYYY)
The Time traveller's Wife
Lovely Bones

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 07:27 PM ( #7 )

I recommend The House of Night series. The first book is called Marked. It's a real page turner, and actually kind of scary in some spots. Great, great read. ^^

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Posted 16 September 2009 - 07:30 PM ( #8 )

My sister's keeper. Ive only read two chapters, and it's already amazing.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:54 PM ( #9 )

I thought that In Cold Blood by Truman Capote was a fantastic book, an absolute classic.

Also, the Noughts and Crosses series if awesome. If you can find the books, read them (:

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 04:02 PM ( #10 )

- Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
- Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
- Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan
- Warrior Cats series by Erin Hunter

Those above are my favorite books. They're mainly in a sci-fi/fantasy genre, but I think that they're absolutely amazing. :)

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 02:36 AM ( #11 )

I recommend
The Declaration and The Resistance. I have read both and they are AWESOME!
The House of Night Series. Also AMAZING! You won't want to wait for the next one.

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Posted 21 September 2009 - 12:02 PM ( #12 )

"Uglies" A really interesting and page turning fiction. :3...♥
It also makes you think.


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Posted 21 September 2009 - 04:49 PM ( #13 )

Arms of the Starfish. Out of print, but a lovely read.

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Posted 23 September 2009 - 07:51 PM ( #14 )

I recommend The House of Night series. The first book is called Marked. It's a real page turner, and actually kind of scary in some spots. Great, great read. ^^

My friend Brenda is obessed with that series

@Anime Girl- I love the Uglies series! I still havent read the last book though. I have to re-read the series

You should read The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu

It's about our regular earth, except greek myths are real. It's full of wit and is extremely funny.

Excerpt:


See that girl, the one with the bright red hair, overstuffed backpack, and aura of grumpiness? That's Charlotte Mielswetzski. And something extra-ordinary is about to happen to her.

Oh, it's not the very cute kitten that appears out of nowhere and demands to go home with her. It's not the sudden arrival of her cousin Zee, who believes he's the cause of a mysterious sickness that has struck his friends back in England. It's not her creepy English teacher Mr. Metos, who takes his mythology lessons just a little too seriously. And it's not the white-faced, yellow-eyed men in tuxedoes, who follow Charlotte everywhere.

What's so extraordinary is not any one of these things....It's all of them. And when Charlotte's friends start to get sick one by one, Charlotte and Zee set out to find a cure. Their quest leads them to a not-so-mythical Underworld, where they face rhyme-loving Harpies, gods with personnel problems, and ghosts with a thirst for blood.

Charlotte and Zee learn that in a world overrun by Nightmares, Pain, and Death, the really dangerous character is a guy named Phil. And then they discover that the fate of every person -- living and dead -- is in their young hands.

In her dazzling debut for young readers, Anne Ursu weaves a tale of myth and adventure, danger and magic that will keep readers engrossed until the very last secret is revealed.




I'm in middle of reading the second book, the Siren Song. It's even better than the first one.

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Posted 23 September 2009 - 11:12 PM ( #15 )

I'll always love A Catcher In The Rye by J.D Salinger.
I'm reading War Of The Worlds by H.G Wells at the moment which is quite good as well.

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:45 AM ( #16 )

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

I just read it and it was great!

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Posted 11 October 2009 - 06:09 PM ( #17 )

@Anime Girl- I love the Uglies series! I still havent read the last book though. I have to re-read the series

You should read The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu

It's about our regular earth, except greek myths are real. It's full of wit and is extremely funny.

Excerpt:


See that girl, the one with the bright red hair, overstuffed backpack, and aura of grumpiness? That's Charlotte Mielswetzski. And something extra-ordinary is about to happen to her.

Oh, it's not the very cute kitten that appears out of nowhere and demands to go home with her. It's not the sudden arrival of her cousin Zee, who believes he's the cause of a mysterious sickness that has struck his friends back in England. It's not her creepy English teacher Mr. Metos, who takes his mythology lessons just a little too seriously. And it's not the white-faced, yellow-eyed men in tuxedoes, who follow Charlotte everywhere.

What's so extraordinary is not any one of these things....It's all of them. And when Charlotte's friends start to get sick one by one, Charlotte and Zee set out to find a cure. Their quest leads them to a not-so-mythical Underworld, where they face rhyme-loving Harpies, gods with personnel problems, and ghosts with a thirst for blood.

Charlotte and Zee learn that in a world overrun by Nightmares, Pain, and Death, the really dangerous character is a guy named Phil. And then they discover that the fate of every person -- living and dead -- is in their young hands.

In her dazzling debut for young readers, Anne Ursu weaves a tale of myth and adventure, danger and magic that will keep readers engrossed until the very last secret is revealed.




I'm in middle of reading the second book, the Siren Song. It's even better than the first one.

I'm in middle of reading the last book of the Uglies series, Extras. Tally seems more... creepy from a different point of view.

I just finished The Siren Song and I'm waiting for my friend to buy the third one.

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 07:38 PM ( #18 )

Evermore by Alyson Noel (the "e" has a funky upside down colon thingey over it)
its in the immortals series. LOVE IT!

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Posted 20 November 2009 - 08:21 PM ( #19 )

Who Killed my Daughter - Lois Duncan
I just started reading it and I'm already captivated. <3

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Posted 26 November 2009 - 02:13 PM ( #20 )

Thanks to all you people making suggestions.

They all sound GREAT!!! :mellow:

Keep'em comin