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PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2006 11:35 pm 
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I'm on the search for a few new books to read. Any suggestions?

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Hi BriarRose! :D

What kind of books do you enjoy reading. Fiction or nonfiction? Something thought-provoking, escapist or humourous? I'd be happy to recommend something but it would help to know more about your personal tastes.

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I prefer fiction and I love historical fiction! I'm open to reading just about anything, though, so any suggestions of anything would be amazing. :D

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A song of Fire and Ice, George RR Martin.

That's the latest fantasy book series I've read.


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Those are pretty good, however they should probably come with many warning signs such as, "<b>Graphic!</b>", and, "<b>Don't get attached to all the main characters!</b>.

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For Historical fiction I would recomend

The Pillars of the Earth-Ken Follet

Byzantium-Stephan R. Lawhead

Mary Stewarts Aurtherian Seris
The Crystal Cave, The Hallow Hills, The Last Enchantment, The Wicked Day

Lady of the Forest- Jenifer Roberson

The Lion of Ireland- Morgan Llywelyn

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I'd second The Lion of Ireland. Good book

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Have you ever read The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco? It's about a series of murders in a Mideavel monestary and the library of ancient manuscripts that seems to be at the centre of the deaths.

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood is based on the life of one of the most notorious murderesses in Canadian history.

If you're looking for something more humourous then you should read anything by P.G. Wodehouse. Leave It to Psmith is a good place to start.

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Have you ever read The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco? It's about a series of murders in a Mideavel monestary and the library of ancient manuscripts that seems to be at the centre of the deaths.


I have that book but I have not yet read it.

Some easy but entertianing reads are the Mideval Mysteries by Margret Frzaer, they are about this nun who always finds herself in the posistion of having some murder to solve.

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