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Hello everyone....

I've just finished reading Stephen King's 'The Gunslinger', which is the first of 7 books from he's 'Dark Tower' series.

Before that, I read Robert Jordan's 'Eye of the World', which is the first part of the 13 book 'The Wheel of Time' series.

Before that, I read JRR Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings'

I can't remember what came before that..... but I've bought a copy of Steven King's "The Stand" (1400 pages - yay) which I plan to read soon.

Anyway, I would have to say that these past few books have been very satisfying indeed. All of them absolutely brilliant... I would recommend them to anyone.

Once I finish "The Stand", I plan to finish the "The Wheel of Time", and "The Dark Tower" series. This is likely to take me 3 - 4 years (unless I get a sudden boost in spare time)

I'm curious what some of you other Deviants have been reading. What books would you recommend to others, and what is your favourite book of all time?

I feel a bit mainstream, but my all time favourite book is definitely 'The Lord of the Rings'.

cheers

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panal's avatar
all of the lord of the rings books are awesome, but there is also a few others, do you like surfing?
aussiepoida's avatar
I like it, but I'm no good at it :D ... plus, I dont really get a lot of time to go to the beach these days. Oh well:-)
panal's avatar
as long as you like surfing then i would recommend, rhino chasers, by neil grant its quite a good read. I enjoyed it
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ok. Thank you. I'll certainly look into it sometime in the future :D
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dimentional-intuitio's avatar
I love reading :reading: - I'll check out thoes books you mentioned :)

I have the BIGGEST book list at the moment:

:bulletred: all LOTR
:bulletred: The Ellie Chronicles by John Marsden
:bulletred: Phys text (I have to- pressie from friend) :blushes:
:bulletred: The Bourne Identity (since I liked the movie:nod:)
:bulletred: There are more, but I can't remember them

Well, the last books I have read were a while ago, since yr 11 and 12 have been busy- the 'Tomorrow series' by John Marsden, which are absolutely brilliant (my favourite books- I dno't just have one favourite). 'The Ellie Chronicles' are a follow-up of the 'Tomorrow series'.

;) :bookdiva:
websmith's avatar
Currently reading = PHP4 - A beginner’s guide :lol:

Current non programming book = Carl Sagan - Contact

:+fav: = Tolkiens - The Hobbit (highly recommended)
arumdamour's avatar
"The purpose driven: life" (Rick Warren) currently reading it, bought last month

it came after "The fingerprints of God" Nancy Hoag

which came after a book i re-read "The story of Eva Luna" Isabel Allende

and before that "The house of the spirits" same author.

:hug:
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Ive been reading the Harry Potter series for quite some time now. I havent been reading it too actively, so its taking a while. As always, xmen comics are always being read by me.
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