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What were your favorite books?

By ravisunny2 ยท 34 replies
Mar 15, 2007
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  1. As a kid, I read just about every book by Enid Blyton & P. G. Wodehouse.

    Books I can never forget : To Kill A Mockingbird, Lord Of The Flies

    (pity that William Holden goofed slightly about Piggy's glasses)

    Couldn't figure out Kafka's Citadel. I think I'll give it another shot now.
  2. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,975   +9

    Ahhh, TKAM :D ! I read that in school last year, and it was pretty good if you ask me....although, I prefer more "odd" books by Stephen King :grinthumb ! Take Secret Window Secret Garden, Desperation, etc...
  3. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    Rich dad poor dad, the millionaire mind
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,729   +409

    I can't read :(
  5. peepnklown

    peepnklown TS Rookie Posts: 126

    I am currently reading books for my comparative religion course but, I have a huge wish-list at Amazon: I might read, The Lost Christianities by Ehrman.
  6. beef_jerky4104

    beef_jerky4104 Banned Posts: 822

    Daniels Story was a pretty good book. And One For All wasn't bad either.

    The best book is the one I don't have to read.
  7. Stacey

    Stacey TS Rookie Posts: 146

    Hi everyone, My favorite book is Under the Tuscan Sun.
  8. rockybalboa

    rockybalboa TS Rookie Posts: 36

    As a kid I couldn't get enough of the Famous Five :)
  9. KingCody

    KingCody TS Evangelist Posts: 992   +8

    lol :giddy: :giddy: :giddy:
  10. Blakhart

    Blakhart TS Rookie Posts: 353

    The Complete Works of Flavius Josephus
  11. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +36

    All of Tolkien's works and any book by Tom Clancy. Also the Bourne series by Ludlum is still my favourite.
  12. Sjbrand99

    Sjbrand99 Banned Posts: 260

    Definitely Terry Pratchett.

    Hey, Cfitzarl, they tech you TKAM over there? I have studied that book before. Not a favorite I must say.
  13. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,090

    Anything by Tom Clancy or King. Chronicles or Narnia was okay.
  14. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    As a kid a read almost every roald dahl Book, my favorite being going solo. Now, well i don't really read. The last book i read was Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, which i now consider one of my all time favorites.
  15. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    "The Yellow River" by I.P. Freely.
  16. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 1,986   +12


    Now my son's hooked. Especially likes George(ina)
  17. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,729   +409

    For a more honest answer. I really don't read much, I get books with the intention of reading, but I often only read a few chapters then just stop, some of it might be the type of books I read just don't draw you in much, but I think a lot of it is I just don't really like reading. It is an incredible time sink, time I could spend doing other things I enjoy more.
  18. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,443   +36

    Like being at TS? Or the pub/bar perhaps? :p (no offence)
  19. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 575

    Growing up I read darn near all of the 'Three Investigators' series. I also really liked 'Where the Red Fern Grows'.

    As an adult (in age only) I very much enjoyed 'Alas, Babylon' by Pat Frank and 'Angels & Demons' by Dan Brown.
  20. SlowBlo

    SlowBlo TS Rookie

    I'm all about gaming here. I've been studying up on programs like Gamemaker, Visual Studios XNA, and other manuals and tutorials for Game programs. I've also done some serious reading on my own time. My favorite genres are Horror, Suspense, and Fantasy novels. I'm a real huge fan of Dean Koontz ^_^ I've even picked up a few comic books and manga (if that's considered reading).
  21. blueskull85

    blueskull85 TS Rookie

    Mouse on motorcycle
  22. abe10tiger

    abe10tiger TechSpot Paladin Posts: 789   +16

    Halo: Contact Harvest! Boo-yah!

    Ow and include all other Halo Books. :D
  23. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,247   +448

    MacBook Pro 17"
  24. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,497   +2,294

    Hey, you just wait a minute Buster, that's my excuse! I earned it by having worked for the post office

    In all seriousness, "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley.
  25. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    Co-incidence. I think all the people who work at the Post Offices here have mandatory sleep learning during working hours- none of them seem awake when I see them.

    Favourite books..."Definitely Maybe: A Manuscript Discovered under Unusual Circumstances" and "Roadside Picnic" by Arkadii and Boris Strugatsky, and "The Baroque Cycle" trilogy (Quicksilver, The Confusion, The System of the World) by Neal Stephenson

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