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message 1: by Kelley Anne (last edited Sep 12, 2009 09:28PM) (new)

Kelley Anne | 1619 comments On facebook, there is a "chain letter" note going around that I just got tagged on today. I thought that it was kinda fun, so I thought that I'd post it on here for anyone that wants to do it as well!


Rules: Don't take too long to think about it.
Fifteen books you've read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes. Tag 15 friends, including me because I'm interested in seeing what books my friends choose.

1 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
2 - The Hunger Games Series by Suzanne Collins
3 - Mitch Rapp series by Vince Flynn
4 - Harry Potter series by J K Rowling
5 - Werewolf Series by Patricia Briggs
6 - Sookie Stackhouse Series by Charlaine Harris
7 - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
8 - Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
9 - Uglies Series by Scott Westerfeld
10 - Work and the Glory Series by Gerald N Lund
11 - Faith of our Fathers Series by Nancy Campbell Allen
12 - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
13 - The Host by Stephenie Meyer
14 - Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead
15 - Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer


**I think that I kinda cheated! I couldn't pick just 15 books so I picked a few series as well! If you actually count how many books are in each of those series, I really picked 63 books! Plus I cheated by lumping both of the Patricia Briggs werewolf series together! Hey, they connect! So they can be considered the same series, right?**


message 2: by Shannon (new)

Shannon (Savhage Temptrest) (SavhageTemptress) | 85 comments 1. My Sweet Audrina by V.C. Andrews
2. The Door to December by Dean Koontz
3. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
4. Caressed by Ice by Nalini Singh
5. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
6. Living Dead in Dallas By Charlaine Harris
7. Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward
8. An Ice Cold Grave by Charlaine Harris
9. Tempting the Beast by Lora Leigh
10. A Secret Rage by Charlaine Harris
11. Sold by Patricia McCormick
12. 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher
13. Must Love Hellhounds Anthology
14. Rapture by Jacquelyn Frank
15. Queen of the Orcs: King's Property by Morgan Howell

I love my Charlaine Harris, but I chose just the couple that stuck out more than the others for this game!


message 3: by Betelgeuze (new)

Betelgeuze | 152 comments 1. The Black Jewels Trilogy Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadows, Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop
2. Crown of Shadows by C.S. Friedman
3. It by Stephen King
4. The Great and Secret Show by Clive Barker
5. Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
6. Pietje Bell by Chris van Abkoude
7. Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
8. Night's Master by Tanith Lee
9. Turn Coat by Jim Butcher
10. Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
11. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
12. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
13. Something from the Nightside by Simon R. Green
14. The Devil You Know by Mike Carey
15. De Griezelbus 1 by Paul van Loon

Wow, that was hard. When the books are in a series, i picked either my favourite or the first book in the series. The books Pietje Bell and De Griezelbus are two of my childhood favourites, the books are in dutch and have unfortunately not been translated to english.


message 5: by Yz the Whyz (last edited Sep 13, 2009 07:07AM) (new)

Yz the Whyz (whyz) | 187 comments Hmm...15 books?

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
2. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
3. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4. Black Dagger Brotherhood series by JR Ward
5. Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
6. Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander
7. Dune by Frank Herbert
8. Psy/Changeling series by Nalini Singh
9. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
10. Doctors by Erich Segal
11. The Class by Erich Segal
12. Twins by Katherine Stone
13. A Rose in Winter by Kathleen Woodiwiss
14. Godfather by Mario Puzo
15. The Bourne Trilogy by Robert Ludlum

I guess this is as random as I can get... :)


message 6: by The Flooze (new)

The Flooze (the_flooze) | 1831 comments 1. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
2. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
3. Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
4. The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
5. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
6. Tales of the City, Armistead Maupin
7. Lamb, Christopher Moore
8. The Wishing Chair, Enid Blyton
9. The Color of Magic, Terry Pratchett
10. Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden
11. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, JK Rowling
12. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, John Berendt
13. Chronical of a Death Foretold, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
14. Great Expectations, Dickens
15. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë


The most memorably disturbing book I've ever read is Child of God by Cormac McCarthy. Even now, years later, thinking of it turns my stomach.


Sarah ~Sehrenity~ | 766 comments My 15, in no particular order:

1. Watership Down by Richard Adams
2. The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene
3. Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables No. 1) by L.M. Montgomery
4. Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe
5. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
7. Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
8. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
9. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
10. Identity Crisis by Brad Meltzer
11. Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
12. The Phantom of the Opera: The Original Novel by Gaston Leroux
13. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
14. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
15. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation trans. by Seamus Heaney


Literary Ames {Against GR Censorship} (amyorames) | 237 comments This is my top 15:

1. The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop
2. Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
3. Anita Blake series (first 12 books) by Laurell K. Hamilton
4. Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich
5. Poison Study by Maria V Snyder
6. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
7. The Color Purple by Alice Walker
8. The Crucible by Arthur Miller
9. The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
10. The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
11. The Safe-Keeper's Secret by Sharon Shinn
12. Bitten, Stolen,The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong (set in same universe so I'm counting these as one)
13. Bareback also known as Benighted by Kit Whitfield
14. The Magician's Guild by Trudi Canavan
15. Werewolf Saga series by Steven E. Wedel

It was exceptionally hard to list just 15 so I cheated as well and added a few series.


message 9: by Evangeline (last edited Sep 16, 2009 04:34PM) (new)

Evangeline (evangeline9) | 16 comments 1. She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
2. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
3. This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen
4. Like Dandelion Dust by Karen Kingsbury
5. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
6. Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
7. The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton
8. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison
9. The Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton
10. Tell Me Your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon
11. Shout Down the Moon by Lisa Tucker
12. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
13. At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost
14. Windfall by Rachel Caine
15. A Lick of Frost (Meredith Gentry, #6) by Laurell K. Hamilton

Whew, that was tough...


message 10: by Melodie (new)

Melodie (MelodieCO) Michelle M. wrote: "1. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
2. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
3. Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
4. The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster
5. Charlie and the Chocolate Fact..."


I loved THE TALES OF THE CITY books, too, Michelle. Has been years since I read them but they stuck with me. I did this on Facebook a few weeks ago. I need to go copy it and put it here.


message 11: by Melodie (last edited Sep 17, 2009 09:50AM) (new)

Melodie (MelodieCO) 1 The Stand, Stephen King
2 To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
3 All the Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer
4 Looking For Rachel Wallace, Robert B. Parker
5 Gone, Baby, Gone, Dennis Lehane
6 Pet Sematary, Stephen King
7 Dracula, Bram Stoker
8 Little Women, Louisa May Alcott
9 Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
10 Dead To the World, Charlaine Harris
11 L.A. Requiem, Robert Crais
12 The Happy Hooker, Xaviera Hollander (hey, I was 15 when I read it & it REALLY made an impression!)
13 Interview With the Vampire, Anne Rice
14 On A Pale Horse, Piers Anthony
15 Hard Revolution, George Pelecanos

These are all books that made a strong impression on me when I read them, whether good or bad.


message 12: by The Flooze (new)

The Flooze (the_flooze) | 1831 comments Melodie, have you seen the miniseries on PBS with Olympia Dukakis as Mrs. Madrigal and Laura Linney as Maryanne? They did a great job bringing everyone to life. I think I actually saw that first and it inspired me to read the books.


message 13: by Kelley Anne (new)

Kelley Anne | 1619 comments There are a lot of books that have been listed that I've never read before! I'll have to check some of them out.


message 14: by [deleted user] (new)

anne rice Vittorio: The Vampire

The Queen of the Damned (The Vampire Chronicles

Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles, #7) by Anne Rice Merrick (The Vampire Chronicles,





message 16: by Ellen (new)

Ellen | 326 comments 1. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
2. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
3. Chosen by P.C Kristin Cast
4. Twilight by stephine meyer
5. Hunger Games by suzanne collins
6. Runemarks by can't remember
7. Evernight by Claudia Gray
8. City Of Bones by Cassandra Clare
9. Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead
10. Vampire Diaries by L.J Smith
11. Dead Until Dark by Charaline Harris
12. Blue Bloods by Melissa De La Cruz
13. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
14. Harry Potter by J.K Rowling
15. Rebel Angels by Libba Bray

I actually started posting books that I wanted to read. Lol. So I came back ten minutes later and re-did it. =D


message 17: by Kieranbella (new)

Kieranbella | 1 comments 1.) Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer
2.) Mercedes Thompsun Series by Patricia Briggs
3.) Love At Stake Series by Kerrelyn Sparks
4.) Black Dagger Brotherhood Series by J.R. Ward
5.) Argeneau Series by Lynsay Sands
6.) Dark One Series by Katie MacAlister
7.) Aisling Grey Series by Katie MacAlister
8.) Dark-Hunter Series by Sherrilyn Kenyon
9.) Cassandra Palmer Series by Karen Chance
10.) Mortal Instrument Series by Cassandra Clare
11.) Queen Betsy Series by MaryJanice Davidson
12.) Alosha Series by Chistopher Pike
13.) BrokenHeart Series by Michelle Bardsley
14.) Kitty Norville Series by Carrie Vaughn
15.) Accidental Friends Series by Dakota Cassidy

This is not in order from favorite, but I love them all! =]



message 18: by Amanda (new)

Amanda Orlich (booknookreview) | 65 comments 1. Acheron
2. Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
3. The Host
4. The Taming
5. The Black Lyon
6. A Knight in Shining Armor
7. Darkfever series by Karen Marie Moning
8. Kiss of the Highlander
9. Timeline
10. The Giver
11. Night
12. House of Night series by P.C. Cast
13. Remembrance
14. By Possession
15. Dark-Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon


message 19: by K (new)

K | 51 comments 1) Mercedes Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs
2) Kate Daniels Series by Ilona Andrews
3) Fool on the Hill by Matt Ruff
4) Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem
5) The Overloaded Man by JG Ballard (this is a short story but I have always loved it)
6) Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
7) If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
8) Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
9) War for the Oaks by Emma Bull
10) Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling
11) Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
12) Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey
13) Rachel Morgan Series by Kim Harrison
14) The Gunslinger by Stephen King
15) Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

(the order is totally random)



message 20: by Ana (new)

Ana (anacnunes) Half of theses are manga, but I can't help it, since I love to read manga:

1. Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling
2. Eleven Minutes, by Paulo Coelho
3. Lord of the flies, by William Golding
4. Le magasin de suicides, by Jean Teulé
5. I want a hug, by John Rowe
6. Dragon Head, by Minetaro Mochizuki
7. Antique Bakery, by Fumi Yoshinaga
8. Solanin, by Inio Asano
9. Gakuen Alice, by Tachibana Higuchi
10. Wolverine - Origins, by Paul Jenkins
11. Ruby, by V.C. Andrews
12. Anders, by Wolfgang Hohlbein and Heike Hohlbein
13. Chrno Crusade, Daisuke Moriyama
14. Blacksad, by Juanjo Guarnido
15. Blade of the Immortal, by Hiroaki Samura


Jael ~ *~ Syhren ~* ~ (wwwgoodreadscomprofilejael) !.Magic Bites by Andrews
1. magic to the Bone by Monk
3.Bloody Bones by LKH
4.Dead to the World by Harris
5. Magic Strikes by Andrews
5.Blood promise by Mead
6. Storm Born by Mead
7.Thorn Queen by Mead
8.Rogue Hunter by Sands
9.Devil of the Highlands by Sands
10.Go Fetch by Laurenston
11. Pack Challenge by Laurenston
12. Moon Called by Briggs
13. Hunting Ground by Briggs
14. Pride by Vincent
15. Ink Exchange by Marr.


message 22: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jnhart) | 97 comments 1. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
2. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
3. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
4. Call of the Wild by Jack London
5. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
6. The Dark Mirror by Juliet Marillier
7. Thor by Wayne Smith
8. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
9. Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
10. The Gunslinger by Stephen King
11. The Stand by Stephen King
12. Interview with a vampire by Anne Rice
13. Guilty Pleasures by LKH
14. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
15. Lord of the Flies by William Golding


message 23: by Starling (new)

Starling | 176 comments Jennifer, you've read A Game of Thrones. And I'm sure you loved it. You should know that although there are 4 books in the series, George RR Martin has almost certainly stopped writing books in the series, so if you get attached to the characters, as I did, you will never find out what happened to them or to their world.

I think he wrote himself into a corner and could not write himself out of it.


Nichole ~Bookaholic~ (Nicholebookaholic) | 672 comments 1. The Stand, Stephen King
2. Southern Vampire/Sookie(series), Charlaine Harris
3. Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand
4. Time Line, Michael Crichton
5. Alpha & Omega Series - Patrica Briggs
6. Harry Potter (1-7)- JK Rowling
7. Incarnations of Immortality(series), Piers Anthony
8. The Last Unicorn, Peter S Beagle
9. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wild
10. Damien - Hermann Hesse
11. Pride & Magnus Pack Series - Shelly Laurenston
12. Kate Daniels Series - Ilona Andrews
13. The Outsiders, SE Hinton
14. Les Misérables - Victor Hugo
15. Love at Stake Series - Kerrelyn Sparks


message 25: by Sophie (new)

Sophie Natsvlishvili (Sophie_Wolfie) 1.The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer
2.Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
3.Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4.Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
6.The Host by Stephenie Meyer
7.Lord of the Rings by J.R.R Tolkien
8.The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
9.A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
10.The Little Prince by Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
11.David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
12.Anne Frank by Anne Frank
13.The Little Lady of the Big House by Jack London
14.The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
15.The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas


message 26: by Dawn, Reading Guru (new)

Dawn (DawnV) | 3569 comments 1. Game of Life by Florence Scovel Shinn
2. Light on Yoga by Iyengar
3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
4. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5. Kitty series by Carrie Vaughn
6. Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews
7. Rachel Morgan series by Kim Harrison
8. Sookie Stackhouse by Charlaine Harris
9. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser
10. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt
11. The Economic Naturalist by Robert H. Frank
12. Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon
13. The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
14. The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
15. Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs


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