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ByronBlack

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Since the HP debate seems to be quite popular, and there are few mentioned of various authors/books, I thought it might be nice to collate a few of peoples favourites that they have read this year (or recently)

My own favourites are (In no particular order)

Interpretation of murder - Jed Rubenfeld
The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova
Sacred Stone - Clive Cussler
Atlantis - David Gibbins

Other notable good reads:

The last templar - raymond Khoury
The labyrinth - kate mosse
Secret of the Temple: Pual Sussman
 

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Not had any time so far but off on holiday tomorrow so plenty of time to catch up on the reading. :lol: :D :lol: :D :lol: :D :lol:
 

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Simon Scarrow - The Emperor series

Charles Dickens- Great Expectations re-read

F.Scott fitzgerald- The Great Gatsby

Matthew Reilly- Temple-
Area 7- Ice Station ( pure boys own- for adults :) ) read them in order

Michael Rollins- Fantasy fiction that's almost believable

Paulo Coehlo- The alchemist(brilliant)- Veronika decides to die(hmm)

The last Messiah by ?( Grail- Templars- Masons) non fiction

Just looked at that list and decided I need to see a psychiatrist

Dom
 

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DomValente":6qfjv5mg said:
Matthew Reilly- Temple-
Area 7- Ice Station ( pure boys own- for adults :) ) read them in order

Dom

There is also another one in this series called Scarecrow for another great all action boys read :)

I read all those earier in the year. Currently reading Babylon 5 books.
 

Paul.J

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Harry Potter and
Deathly Hallows.
Even though not read yet it will probably be the only book i'll read this year.Can't wait :D
Paul.J.
 

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absolutely anything by

raymond e feist
robin hobb
terry brooks
Salvatore
Terry Pratchett
 

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Having only read two novels so far this year (except HP stories), my favourite to date is a rather light read, Quentins by Maeve Binchy. The alternative was Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Berniere, a novelist who I suspect has found inspiration in the works of Virginia Woolf and George Eliot :roll:.

I must catch up on my reading over the summer!

Gill
 

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In no particular order;

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Everyman - Philip Roth
The Lay of the Land - Richard Ford
No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy.
I am Legend - Richard Matheson

Next on the pile The Road - McCarthy followed by A Thousand Splendid suns (Khaled Hosseini)

Cheers Mike
 

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the emperor series by Conn Iggulden about Julius Caesar a good bit of historical fiction

The Gates of Rome
The Death of Kings
The Field of Swords
The Gods of War
 
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Hmmm, just this year - no order other than that which I can remeber them now......

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
A short history of almost everything - Bill Bryon
Five people you meet in Heaven - Mitch Albon
Set in Darkness - Ian Rankin
The fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
The Falls - Ian Rankin
Conned again Watson - Colin Bruce
The Path - Chet Raymo
A basketful of Snowflakes - Peter Kerr
Paella to porridge - Peter Kerr
Almost French - Sarah Turnbull
 

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The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
Most of Terry Pratchetts back catalogue
Alot of Ian Rankin
Michael Connoley's Harry Bosch Detective Novels

I have since learnt to doze on the train to work so will be cutting down on my reading for the future!

Steve.
 

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I've been reading steadily all year and have just developed a total blank on what the Hell I've read! ](*,) (homer)

The only ones I can remember are:

Brian Johnston - A delicious slice of Johnners
Alan Moore - Watchmen

Erm... if my brain starts working anytime soon I'll update my list. :oops:

V.
 

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Agree with Tony on 'The Kite Runner', an amazing book, although I have to say I find Paulo Coelho rather boring with a very simple writing style - probably good for the beach though.

Best value book I read this year is the Clymer Workshop Manual for my BMW R1100 -- just saved me over £400 on a major service when I did it myself. :lol:

One I really enjoyed - To the elephant Graveyard, by Tarquin Hall. Fascinating study of elephants in India instead of the usual African stories.
 

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The Seventh Scroll - EXCELLENT book, full of action and adventure, and deff a book I found hard to put down.

I was VERY surprized at the amouth of "Explicit" content of the book, its really very graphic in its descriptions.

I bought Harry Porrter to read on the plane to Poland when I went on holiday 2 weeks ago and its still sat in my flight bag!

I really like classic literature, you can buy them for 99p from waterstones, I think thats amazing value.

Its actually this love of reading that has gotten me started in woodworking, I want to build a bookcase to match my current furniature, and just couldnt find one anywhere!

It seems every shop sells the same cheap flatpack, you cannot buy good furniature anymore!
 
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