What is your favorite book? Or your favorite author?

I'm in the market for a new book to read. I read most everything, but I prefer romance or science fiction. Mystery is okay, history is okay. I don't really like non-fiction, too much. Give me your ideas for my next book.

Oh, and I love book series!

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    Some of my classic favorite authors are Kurt Vonnegut, James Thurber, and O. Henry. Vonnegut I like because he's irreverent and a little crazy, just like life. Thurber and O. Henry are funny as hell, but also so so smart.

    Fav romance authors are Rachel Gibson and Katie McAlister. Gibson writes good, funny, sexy stuff and McAlister is also sexy funny, and sometimes has a bit of a fantasy twist.

    Other good contemporary romance authors are Susan Mallery, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Jill Shalvis, Kristan Higgins, Victoria Dahl , Carly Phillips, and Jennifer Crusie.

    Here are some of my favorite fantasy series. Pretty much all of the female authors have an underlying romance, though not necessarily sex.

    The Study series - Maria V. Snyder

    Five Hundred Kingdoms series - Mercedes Lackey

    Twelve Houses series - Sharon Shinn

    The Walker Papers series - C.E. Murphy

    The Summoning series - Robin D. Owens

    Lost Continent series - Catherine Asaro

    Mercy Thompson series - Patricia Briggs

    Pegasus series - Robin McKinley

    Last Dragonslayer series - Jasper Fforde

    MythAdventure series - Robert Lynn Asprin

    Hitchhiker series - Douglass Adams

    Kingkiller Chronicles - Patrick Rothfuss

    Non-series:

    Od Magic - Patricia A McKillip

    Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman

    Some really great young readers series (these make an easy, quick read for adults, too!)

    The Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis

    Harry Potter - J.K. Rowlings

    Fablehaven - Brandon Mull

    Rangers Apprentice - John Flanagan

    Septimus Heap - Angie Sage

  • Rose D
    Lv 7
    6 years ago

    For sci fi, try Connie Willis, Sheri S Tepper, John Scalzi, Cherie Priest or Neal Stephenson. For romance, try the Parasol Protectorate series by Gail Carriger.

  • 6 years ago

    Series:

    MythAdventures by Robert Asprin

    Dragon Riders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey

    Shadow Children by Margaret Haddix

    Xanth by Piers Anthony

    Amber Chronicles by Roger Zelazny

    Songs from the Seashell Archives by Elizabeth Scarborough

    These two are single books:

    Rite of Passage by Alexei Panshin

    Emergence by David Palmer

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    Well, If you're interested in dystopian fiction and want to read a series, I can think of nothing better suggesting than The Hunger Games series By Suzanne Collins

    But, if mystery is ok, I would suggest And Then There Were None or The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie. A guaranteed suspense thriller! :) Happy reading!

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  • 6 years ago

    My first impression on reading books is Zzzzzzzzz, but this one kept me glued

    That Kiss in the Rain

    by Novoneel Chakraborty

  • 6 years ago

    "Fashion Slaves" is my favorite book at the moment along with "The Fault in Our Stars" :)

  • 6 years ago

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  • 6 years ago

    THE MAZE RUNNER BY JAMES DASHNER

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