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    Any book recommendations for people who read? lmaooo
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    The Exorcist- William Peter Blatty

    Misery
    The green mile
    IT
    All by Stephen King

    The Picture of Dorian Grey- Oscar Wilde

    Between the shades of gray- can't remember

    A clockwork orange- Anthony Burgess, if you get this make sure you have the glossary in it or always have a russian dictionary at hand
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
    The Exorcist- William Peter Blatty

    Misery
    The green mile
    IT
    All by Stephen King

    The Picture of Dorian Grey- Oscar Wilde

    Between the shades of gray- can't remember

    A clockwork orange- Anthony Burgess, if you get this make sure you have the glossary in it or always have a russian dictionary at hand
    My sister likes The Picture of Dorian Grey lool, didn't come around to reading it yet :P

    Thanks, I'll be sure to check them out
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    (Original post by wolfmoon88)
    My sister likes The Picture of Dorian Grey lool, didn't come around to reading it yet :P

    Thanks, I'll be sure to check them out
    i loved it because of the nature of it but do, they're all really good!
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    (Original post by retro_turtles)
    i loved it because of the nature of it but do, they're all really good!
    Will do
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    Northern Lights (The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman. 10x better than the film. I don't even read anymore but I've specifically gone back to reread this book because of how awesome it is.
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    1984
    Brave new world
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    What type of books do you like?

    If fantasy books, read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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    (Original post by AlexFam)
    1984
    Brave new world
    Read both of them xD love dystopian literature tho

    Thanks for the recommendation
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    (Original post by newttella)
    What type of books do you like?

    If fantasy books, read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
    I read I wide variety of genres, no specific one I like loool

    I have that book on audible, lmaooo, I'll listen to it some time
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    (Original post by Abstract_Prism)
    Northern Lights (The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman. 10x better than the film. I don't even read anymore but I've specifically gone back to reread this book because of how awesome it is.
    Dope, I usually read academic books for school rn, trying to get back into the habit of reading O.o

    The movie was crap, but I am sure the book will be better, thanks for the rec :P
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    Jane eyre

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    Confessions of a flesh eater (truly disturbing)
    Room by Emma Donogue
    Nothing by Janne Teller
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    The Catcher in the Rye is a rather good book. Had a bit of controversy around the time of being published in the USA in 1953 (I think). Without spoiling the book, it has the theme growing up, changing from a child/teenager to being a fully fledged adult and living in this new, not very pleasant adult world. Would definitely recommend
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    The Poldark series by Winston Graham
    The Inheritance cycle by Christopher Paolini
    The Shannara Chronicles by Terry Brooks
    His Dark Materials by Phillip Pullman
    A Song of Ice and Fire by George RR Martin
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    (Original post by Naomeyz_01)
    Jane eyre

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    hahaha classic from Bronte

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    Confessions of a flesh eater (truly disturbing)
    Room by Emma Donogue
    Nothing by Janne Teller
    I loved the movie Room, Brie Larson is legit <3, I am sure the book is as good as the movie!

    Thanks for the other recs

    (Original post by CTLevers)
    The Catcher in the Rye is a rather good book. Had a bit of controversy around the time of being published in the USA in 1953 (I think). Without spoiling the book, it has the theme growing up, changing from a child/teenager to being a fully fledged adult and living in this new, not very pleasant adult world. Would definitely recommend
    I had to read The Catcher in the Rye for school two years ago I believe. A good book that has a lot of deeper meaning which has a message that is somewhat subversive. I really enjoyed it, thank you for the recommendation.
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    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
    The plague by Albert Camus
    The Chris Carter series, if you enjoy crime
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    In Dubious Battle - Steinbeck
    The Hobbit - Tolkien
    Brave New World - Huxley

    (Original post by TheBirdman)
    Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
    The plague by Albert Camus
    The Chris Carter series, if you enjoy crime
    Is the book as good as the movie?
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    (Original post by TheGreatPumpkin)
    In Dubious Battle - Steinbeck
    The Hobbit - Tolkien
    Brave New World - Huxley



    Is the book as good as the movie?
    I actually haven't seen the movie so I can't say, but it's really great.
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    May I recommend you don't read Robert Jordan's 'The Wheel Of Time' series.
    It is an interesting first book, I'll give him that, but after that it just goes down hill: 13 books each 700-1000 pages of tiny print and bulking out the story line way in excess of anything necessary the Americans rave about it being better than the Lord of the Rings, but really it is an over-rated incredibly boring mundane and repetitive waste of time.
    I have even managed to find spelling mistakes an grammatical errors, it's not even because it's the American spelling it's just literally wrong.
    It is also so slow, nothing happens for about 600 pages in the middle of each book and the first 100 pages of the next one are just recapping what happened in the last one.
    Just don't waste your time.
 
 
 
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