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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · 1 decade ago

I need a book list.?

I am an avid reader, at least one book a day, and i need opinions on what to read. I prefer mystery novels, but i'm open to anything. I've read all J.D. Robb, Tami Hoag, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, all of the famous authors, i've read from cover to cover, but i know there are others out there that are just as good, they just haven't been found yet. It doesn't have to be mystery, i just finished "A million little pieces" and "my friend Leonard" and really enjoyed both. I don't like Romance or anything star treky! Please help!!!!!

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  • Rose D
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    1 decade ago
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    I'm not sure how well our tastes mesh, but here are some that I've enjoyed that I can think of off the top of my head:

    Relic by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (this is the first book in a series, so if you like it you can read the rest later)

    The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett (again, first in a series)

    We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

    Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

    Anything by H.P. Lovecraft

    Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

    The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

    Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

    Lamb by Christopher Moore

    Sparrow by Maria Doria Russell

    His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik

    The Keep by F. Paul Wilson

    I, Claudius by Robert Graves

    One for the Money by Janet Evanovich

    The Gates of Fire by Stephen Pressfield

    The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A Heinlein

    Dune by Frank Herbert

    Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

    The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

    Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters ( first in a series)

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  • 1 decade ago

    Anything by Robert Cormier (SP?) He wrote the Chocolate War and I Am the Cheese.

    Also try a book called Tsosti. It's great!

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  • 1 decade ago

    You might have to slow down or start re reading books. I do not know for sure if you have read these guys but John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and F. Scott Fitzgerald are all great.

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  • 1 decade ago

    oz_mystery_readers will make sure you are never without something to read: http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/oz_mystery_reader...

    Here are some to try:

    VOICES by Arnaldur Indridason

    THE BROKEN SHORE by Peter Temple

    SCARED TO LIVE by Stephen Booth

    ABOVE SUSPICION by Lynda La Plante

    THE HOUSE SITTER by Peter Lovesey

    ECHO PARK by Michael Connelly

    THE MURDERERS' CLUB by P D Martin

    RAVEN BLACK by Ann Cleeves

    TOUCH OF FROST by R. D. Wingfield

    LOOKING GOOD DEAD by Peter James

    FIREWALL by Henning Mankell

    SHOOTING ELVIS by Stuart Pawson

    SPIDER TRAP by Barry Maitland

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