Top 3 books?

Discussion in 'Book Club' started by Starlit_Cazza, 5 December 2008 Social URL.

  1. Starlit_Cazza

    Starlit_Cazza Restart 3/9/2013

    Well I was going to post a thread asking for your favourite book of all time, but then realised I really couldnt pick just one favourite! So decided to go for top 3 instead...
    In no particular order...

    Rachels Holiday by Marian Keyes - I just love it and have re-read it about 30 times

    Jemima J by Jane Green - Ok slightly cheesey choice maybe but I do love it and re-read it loads too

    Kiss the Girls by James Patterson - Completely different to my other two choices but I really loved this book. Havent read it for several years but have owned about 6 copies in the last 10 years!

    So what are yours?
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  3. Ro Laren

    Ro Laren 7st 11lbs down ...

    1984 by George Orwell. Stunning political examination, suffused with a painful human story.

    Night Watch by Terry Pratchett. Oh so dark, funny and intelligent.

    His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman. Intricate tapestry of humour, unbearable sadness and beauty.

    The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins. Simply perfect.

    (Sorry, couldn't stop at three!)
  4. johnnio

    johnnio Member

    mine have to be

    1)Pyramids by Terry Pratchett
    2)American Gods by Neil Gaiman
    3)The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks (ok it counts as 3 books but i just couldnt put them down when i first got them and theyre just fantastic)
  5. clarish

    clarish Full Member

    Hi everyone, Im new but seeing as I love books thought I would share my top three..

    Empire of the Sun, JG ballard
    Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
    Brighton Rock, Graham Greene

  6. carla75

    carla75 loves to chat & post

    I love reading, so just naming my favourite authors as cannot ick

    the early patricia cornwells
    martina cole
    Jilliane hoffman
  7. CeeCee

    CeeCee Member

    It's difficult to limit myself to just three :) but here goes:

    A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
    The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver
    The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
  8. Ready

    Ready Member

    Lit student so this is really hard to decide.


    1) I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith.
    2) Dracula - Bram Stoker.
    3) Wintersmith - Terry Pratchett.

    I'm sure I'll change my mind any minute, though.
  9. That's_So_Fetch

    That's_So_Fetch Gold Member

    Apart from Harry Potter, these are the books that once i started reading i couldn't stop and i've read them over and over agian:

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night -Time (Mark Haddon)
    The Time Traveler's wife (Audery Niffenegger)
    A Thousand Splendid Suns (Khaled Hosseini)
    The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)

    I couldnt decide which one of Khaled Hosseini's books i liked best.

    I also like the books by Freyna North and Melissa Nathan and i'm hoping to read all the Twilight books before the next movie is released.

  10. Crumble

    Crumble Now ready to do this!

    Brick Lane - monica ali
    Only dad - Alan titchmarch
    Driving over lemons - chris stewart

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