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  • 5 Favorite Books of All Time

    I saw the Movies and Video Games version, so I felt a book thread was worthy.

    1) "1984" by George Orwell
    2) "Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way" by Bruce Campbell
    3) "The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli
    4) "A People's History of the United States" by Howard Zinn
    5) "The Hatchet" by Gary Paulson

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    1) Moneyball by Michael Lewis
    2) Catcher In The Rye by JD Salinger
    3) Basketcase by Carl Hiaasen
    4) Texas by James Michener (it took me a year and a half but if any novel can keep me interested for that long than bring it on)
    5) Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostervsky



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    • #3
      The Outsiders!!!!!
      Hatchet
      Redwall by Jaques something something.
      Sword of Shannara was another one i liked back in the day
      Right now i'm reading Walden by Henry David Thoreau, i actually like it.
      and of course the entire goosebumps series.
      1984 by George Orwell

      I never read a lot in high school.. but the stuff i did read i usually liked.. The Great Gatsby, The Crucible and Of Mice and Men. I haven't read enuff to the point of making a good top five though.
      Last edited by McBain; 07-16-2007, 12:06 AM.

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      • #4
        The Godfather by Mario Puza
        Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
        The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allen Poe
        The Counte of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
        The Green Mile by Stephen King

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        • #5
          not much of a reader unless i get grounded or have NOTHING to do

          eh no order tho

          Outsiders, The Godfather(#1), Point Blank, How To Lose a Battle
          Bubba kush for breakfast, with my captain crunch
          I smoke ten blunts before lunch
          Gucci Mane

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          • #6
            where the red fern grows wilson rawls
            catcher in the rye j d salinger
            the key to midnight dean koontz
            the blue nowhere jeffery deaver
            a wrinkle in time madeleine l'Engle

            Hitman D

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            • #7
              1. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakaeur
              2. The Draft by Pete Williams
              3. Bloody Sundays by Mike Freeman
              4. The Kid Who Only Hit Homers by Matt Christopher

              I probably have books that I would consider to be more favored over #3 and 4, but I can not remember them.

              I highly suggest everyone read Under the Banner of Heaven just from a knowledge standpoint. It truly blew me away and I learned a lot (not going to go deeper than that).
              Last edited by simms2clayton; 07-16-2007, 12:46 AM.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by BrentN View Post
                5) "The Hatchet" by Gary Paulson
                When are they going to makes this a movie?

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                • #9
                  in no order:
                  Lullaby-Chuck Palahniuk
                  Tale of Two Cities-Dickens
                  Les Miserables-Hugo
                  The Catcher in the Rye-JD Salinger
                  The Traveler's Gift-Andy Andrews

                  I am currently reading a historical book entitled 1776 by David McCoullough and it is excellent.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by simms2clayton View Post
                    When are they going to makes this a movie?
                    They basically already did. Cast Away is pretty much the same premise except for it happens in a tropical island instead of a forest.

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                    • #11
                      Best book I ever read...

                      The Blind Side - Michael Lewis

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by TACKLE View Post
                        They basically already did. Cast Away is pretty much the same premise except for it happens in a tropical island instead of a forest.
                        I knew that when I mentioned making a movie for Hatchet, but the story is really different.

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                        • #13
                          Five Families - Selwyn Raab
                          John Adams - David McCullough
                          Anything by Poe
                          Band of Brothers - Stephen Ambrose
                          To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee


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                          • #14
                            Enders game-Orson Scott Card
                            To hate like this is to be happy forever- Will Blythe
                            Green Mile- King
                            The shining- King
                            The complete calvin and hobbes- Bill Watterson

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                            • #15
                              Redwall Series- Brian Jacques
                              Ender's Series- Orson Scott Card
                              Catcher in the Rye- JD Salinger
                              The Great Gatsby- F Scott Fitzgerald
                              To Kill A Mockingbird- Harper Lee

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