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3 Books You Must Have In Your Library


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  • Monica Rose (12/28/2009 8:35:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Impulse by Ellen Hopkins...the ways she writes is beautiful, but this book helps you with suicidal thoughts.
    Othello by William Shakespeare...wonderful (:

    Sorry only have 2

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    • Hannah Teriza (4/12/2010 6:03:00 PM) Post reply

      I've gotta say it, 'Impulse' was phantasmigorical! (I learned that word from Lewis Carroll :) Such a good book, but left you with mixed emotions at the end. Has anyone ever read 'It's Kind of a Funn ... more

  • Simon Eastman (12/20/2009 6:33:00 AM) Post reply

    1 Vikram Seth's The Golden Gate
    2 Christopher isherwood's Berlin Stories
    3 Plato's Symposium
    Add Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience Rilkes' Book Of Images and the Collected Poems of Gwen Harwood

  • Maynard Tomain (12/17/2009 8:58:00 PM) Post reply

    The 3 that inspired me most

    Perfume (Patrick Suskind)
    The Best of H.P. Lovecraft
    A Clockwork Orange

  • A.p. Sweet (12/16/2009 3:53:00 PM) Post reply

    The Book of Nightmares - Galway Kinnell (Poetry)
    The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks (Fiction)
    The Fantastic Art of Zdzislaw Beksinski - Zdzislaw Beksinski (Visaual Art)

    These books are painful and beautiful. I highly recommend you check them out.

  • Ghost Writer Insomnis (12/13/2009 12:38:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    (1) 'The Bible' (Inspired of God) ................. For the completeness of life.
    (2) 'Deadline' (Randy Alcorn) ......... For an extraordinary view of what comes next.
    (3) 'This Present Darkness' (Frank Peretti) ......... For a visual of the battles we cannot see.

    Light exists to captivate the blind, illumine the darkness. Revealed, the Inner-mans struggle with rage to be constant and infectious. Rescue appears perilous and can only identify with true sacrifice. Feel brave? His Light, and the courage to stand in it, will turn a heart of stone into the voice of freedom.

    Pretense is the calling card of the remorseless, shallow, and affect. What can never be honored will always be held suspect; How is your word? The counterfeit is incredibly life-like, mimicking the truth in every respect save one; when the TRUTH is uncloaked, it’s authenticity can never be questionable or suspect.

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  • Buck Mulligan (12/5/2009 1:00:00 PM) Post reply

    The New Lifetime Reading Plan - absolutely fantastic guide.
    The Riverside Shakespeare (a library is not a library without Shakespeare)
    The Norton Anthology of Poetry. Superb collection, with a few sad exceptions it includes every major poet.

  • Peter Stavropoulos Rookie - 1st Stage (11/30/2009 8:38:00 PM) Post reply

    The Bible - especially the Gospel of John
    Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
    The Complete poems of Emily Dickinson

  • Diane Violet Rookie - 1st Stage (11/29/2009 11:21:00 AM) Post reply

    Only three, I have so many favorites!

    1. The Stand, Stephen King
    2. The Dark Tower Series, Stephen King
    3. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

  • G. Alexander Rookie - 1st Stage (11/25/2009 12:08:00 AM) Post reply

    Walden
    Society and Solitude - Emerson
    The Republic - Plato

  • Shiiva Wilding Rookie - 1st Stage (11/23/2009 9:48:00 AM) Post reply

    For me, I tend to go for more fantasy based stuff than non-fiction (cause reality is boring more times than not) so mine would be:

    1) Across the Wall by Garth Nix
    2) Tales of the Otori trilogy by Lian Hearn
    3) Any of 'The Edge Chronicles' books by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddle

    I do love it when the imagination is messed around with (especially in the latter selection) : D

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