Favorite books

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  1. AbbeyJoy

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    So what is everyone's top 10 favorite books. Here's mine
    10. Bible
    9. Hobbit/LOTR
    8. CS Lewis books
    7. Karen Kingsbury books
    6. Francine Rivers books
    5. Lynette Easton books
    4.Circle trilogy / Ted Dekker
    3 .Hunger games
    2.Divergent series
    1. Christy Barrett books
     
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  2. Christ_empowered

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    narnia
    the great divorce
    madness and civilization
    mad in america
    the myth of mental illness
    memento mori
    abnormal
    maus 1+2
    presentation of self in everday life
    and...The Bible :)
     
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  3. Edward

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    The Word
    C.S.Lewis
    Robert Heinlein
    Piers Anthony
    Arthur C. Clark
    Ray Bradbury
    Andrew Weil
    Isaac Asimov
    Robert Asprin
    Dan Britain
    Stephen King
    :study
     
  4. Angel

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    Bible
    Joyce Meyer
    Billy Graham
    Kay Arthur
    The Action Bible
    Hurnard
    Anne Frank
    A little princess
    Where the red fern grows
    The last unicorn
     
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  5. Mike S

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    1. The Bible
    2. C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
    3. Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
    4. Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country
    5. Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon
    6. P. D. James, Children of Men
    7. Barbara Tuchman, Guns of August
    8. D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love
    9. Philip K. Dick, The Collected Stories
    10. John Steinbeck, East of Eden
     
  6. wwjd_kilden

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    In no particular order:

    The Long War (series) - Christian Cameron
    The Islesman - Nigel Tranter
    The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
    Morgans Run - Colleen McCullough

    Mormor og de åtte ungene (Grandma and the eight kids. Series) - Anne Cath Vestly
    Mio my Son , the Lionheart Brothers, Ronja the Robbers Daughter - Astrid Lindgren
     
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    Have you read Tuchman's The March of Folly? Or even better, A Distant Mirror? Both are extraordinarily good. I've never read The Guns of August. I need to do that.
     
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    I guess I should include The Language of God by Francis Collins, the man who directed the Human Genome Project. His rational and devout presentation of the case for Christianity as revealed in His creation, is an inspiring and informative read.
     
  10. Mike S

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    Yeah, I have. I think I've read most of her books. I love her writing style, it's so readable.
     
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    Did I see the last unicorn?
    I watched the adaptation by Rankin and bass numerous times.

    Unicorn,!unicorn! Unicorn!
     
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  12. Angel

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    I have the movie and the book. :)

    Are you quoting the Butterfly?
     
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    The skeleton
     
  14. Angel

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    Ah!
     
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    Never knew it was a book
     
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    Two favorites of mine just happen to be written by two friends of mine,
    The Jesus Driven Life by Michael Hardin
    Saints in the Arms of a Happy God by Jeff Turner
     
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    This is the one I have:

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    1. Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
    2. Secret Splendor (Charles Ernest Essert)
    3. The Master & Margarita (Mikhail Bulgakov)
    4. Heart of a Dog (Mikhail Bulgakov)
    5. Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)
    6. The Plague 6a. The Stranger 6b. The Fall (Albert Camus)
    7. Magister Ludi (Hermann Hesse)
    8. Steppenwolf (Hermann Hesse)
    9. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death (F. W. H. Myers)
    10. The Cloud of Unknowing (Anonymous)

    I believe the Bible is in a different category from "favorite book."
     
  19. Edward

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    This is Vietnamese spam. Better ban em :wink
     
  20. Count Duckula

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    Outside the Bible, the works of Flavius Josephus, specifically the war of the Jews, books 5,6, & 7 since they cover Jesus's gospel prophecies fulfilled. The works of first century stoic philosopher Seneca are great since they mostly focus on morality which closely mirrors the letters of Paul.
     
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