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 Post subject: Need segestions
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2007 3:45 pm 
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Im looking for a good book to read but I have no clue what to read. Any segestions


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some of my favorite books are: Alanna: the first adventure, The Immortals, Ruins of Ambrai, chronicles of the cheysuli, Medalon, Harshini, Dragon Prince, Sabriel, Enchantment, Ender's game, Kushiel's Dart, Kushiel's Chosen, Kushiel's Scion, Dragon's Blood, The red wyvern, the true confessions of charlotte doyle, Mates Dates and inflatable bras(not sure if you'll like that one, but its really funny still!), Wizards first rule, pillars of creation..........i've got a lot more, but you might not want me to list them all.......

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I have heard about 'The Warriors' but I'm not sure what it's about and also people have recommended me to read 'Founding Mothers" and I don't know what this book is about as well. So if anyone knows anything about these book please tell me. Thank you.


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i'm not sure about the warriors, but I think that the founding mothers is about biographies of women in the early american times, showing how it was the wives who really ran the whole house everything, not the men.

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do u think it would be interesting for a guy


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yes, i think it would, because even though it takes place a long time ago, it would still let you know about how women were AND ARE treated by men, and how they were almost like slaves to their family and husbands. I'm not sure if that is what this particular book focuses on, but i still think you should read it and other books about how women were thought to be evil, and how we were oppressed and had to live like slaves.


(you can tell I'm a feminist :) Sorry :( )

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Here's a good book for a young man:

http://www.literaturepage.com/read/moonandsixpence.html

It's The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham. It is a fictionalization of the life of post-impressionist artist Paul Gaugin. The main character is sent on a mission to find the remiss husband of a friend.

Once he finds this man, Charles Strickland, he is unable to make him come back to his wife in England. Charles has left his life of relative ease to become an artist - and not a very good one, according to some.

How do you reason with a man who doesn't care what anyone thinks of him? How do you persuade him to do what society tells him he must do? Most importantly, how do you prevent yourself from being corrupted by him - and should you?


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You could try anything by Terry Pratchett, or by Piers Anthony.

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If you like horror/terror, try Stephen King's The Dark Half

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umm i dont know what kind of books you like but here are some of my faves:

Any Dan Brown (Mainly Angels and Demons and Digital Fortress)

Flowers for Algernon (for the author sorry!)


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sorry also try mulright island by morgan b wills. if you like fantasy stuff like lord of the rings and harry potter and that than you will love this book. lots of action! if you want i can give you the site and it will have information for you about the book and how to get it.


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 Post subject: Re: Need segestions
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catboy93 wrote:
Im looking for a good book to read but I have no clue what to read. Any segestions


If even am sure that you know that story of it as being mostly popular but I cant get enough of reading it more than one time. It is "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.

So much indulged into human conflicts, rivilary, compassion and floods of incontrollable emotions. Revenge and supernatural themes are so much adding to this revolutionary threads of Emily's ideas and feelings.

Its worth the time you dedicate it.

Libra.


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The life of PI

Great Expectations

The Kite Runner (taught me so much about a new culture)


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paris_love9 wrote:
umm i dont know what kind of books you like but here are some of my faves:

Any Dan Brown (Mainly Angels and Demons and Digital Fortress)

Flowers for Algernon (for the author sorry!)


oh man, flowers for algernon, i dearly love that book. and dan brown writes a good story, i was spellbound by his first two.


but since you don't seem to be a reader, or anyway not sure what you like i'm going to say go with the dependable: robert louis stevenson's kidnapped. here's the blurb on the site: The adventures of sixteen-year-old David Balfour, an orphan, who after being kidnapped by his villainous uncle manages to escape and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

every library in the country has at the very least a couple of copies. and it's a great book, i read and re-read and re-read...

just saw your location, catboy, i'm sure they'll have it there, too. hahaha

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I have to agree with Libra and Libra about Wuthering Heights. A fantastic book with a great villain.

Another great Villain.
Dracula by Bram Stoker. What a mean "man". It scared the Sh*t out of me.

A book for all ages, Northern Lights by Philip Pullman. I couldn't recommend it highly enough.


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