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message 1: by KCM73 (last edited Apr 28, 2009 08:48AM) (new)

KCM73 | 357 comments Mod
What is your #1 favorite book in each of the following categories (ONE choice only per category, although a series counts as one choice)?

1. General Fiction
2. Historical Fiction
3. Science Fiction/Fantasy
4. Nonfiction
5. Classics
6. Mystery/Suspense
7. Childrens



message 2: by KCM73 (last edited Apr 28, 2009 09:01AM) (new)

KCM73 | 357 comments Mod
My list is as follows:

1. General Fiction: Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett)
2. Historical Fiction: Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
3. Science fiction/fantasy: Dark Tower series (Stephen King)
4. Nonfiction: In the Heart of the Sea (Nathaniel Philbrick)
5. Classics: The Count of Monte Cristo
6. Mystery/Suspense: Misery (Stephen King)
7. Childrens: Harry Potter series


message 3: by Kim (last edited Apr 29, 2009 04:56AM) (new)

Kim (777readersfan) | 518 comments Mod
My list:
1. General Fiction: Lonesome Dove Saga (Larry McMurty)
2. Historical Fiction: Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)
3. Science Fiction/Fantasy: Twilight Series (Stephenie Meyer)
4. Nonfiction: Fatherhood by Bill Cosby
5. Classics: The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbach)
6. Mystery/Suspense: Pet Cemetary (Stephen King)
7. Childrens: Outsiders (teen - S.E. Hinton)


message 4: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
1. Ella Enchanted
2. The Witch of Blackbird Pond
3. (unfair question) Harry Potter by: J.K. Rowling
4. The 50 States
5. Gone with the Wind
6. Maximum Ride (its suspenseful)
7. Harry Potter
(OOOOOOH!) *crosses out #3*
3. The Hunger Games (teen)


message 5: by Sunsetsue (new)

Sunsetsue | 29 comments 1.Gone With The Wind
2.Uncle Tom's Cabin
3.Twilight
4.Everest
5.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
6.Misery
7.Goodnight Moon


message 6: by Kim (new)

Kim (777readersfan) | 518 comments Mod
Ooh! I had to change my #3. tks!


message 7: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
I think Sci fi and fantasy should be separate


message 8: by KCM73 (new)

KCM73 | 357 comments Mod
What would you characterize as science fiction as opposed to fantasy? Wouldn't all of your favorites be "fantasy"? Do you count Hunger Games as science fiction?


message 9: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
yeah Hunger Games is Sic fi, sci fi and fantasy are my 2 fave genres
Maximum Ride
Hunger Games
Unwind
Maximum Ride
Hunger Games
Margaret Peterson Haddix Books


message 10: by cleo (new)

cleo (theprincesscleo) all of the books i have read i like the same cuz if i dont like the book then I put it down


message 11: by Pandy (new)

Pandy 1. His Dark Materials (I know it's not general fiction, but I'm not sure what to put here.)
2. To Kill a Mockingbird
3. The Lord of the Rings
4. (I'm not sure.)
5. David Copperfield
6. The Shining
7. Harry Potter (I love the Harry Potter books the most, but putting it under childrens' opens another space.)


message 12: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
yeah I put HP in childrens for more space 2, their my FAVORITE evre


message 13: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
I am moving The Mortal Instruments Series to #3 instead of Hunger Games.
That series might even be as good as HP


Holly's Little Book Reviews (hollyslittlebookreviews) | 141 comments as good as Harry Potter?!!?!? Emily are you feeling okay??? =P


message 15: by Kim (new)

Kim (777readersfan) | 518 comments Mod
Holly! We miss you! How is everything???


Holly's Little Book Reviews (hollyslittlebookreviews) | 141 comments oh man you guys have no idea how much i miss you all already!!! i hate not having book club and it's only been a week! lol. things are alright here... i still haven't been able to find a job which is really a bummer... but i'm working on it. i miss you all!! how are you doing?


message 17: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
IDK if I'm okay NOTHINGS as good as HP, but this series is as good I swear, well almost
I'm good, studying for finals
well I'm sure u will find a job soon, good luck


message 18: by Kim (new)

Kim (777readersfan) | 518 comments Mod
Good luck with the job hunting!!!


message 19: by Erica (new)

Erica | 112 comments i'll be the first to say i hope you have EXCELLENT luck job hunting
haha jk


Holly's Little Book Reviews (hollyslittlebookreviews) | 141 comments lol well i actually heard today that the barnes and noble here has an opening for merchandise manager (which is the job i originally wanted) so please keep your fingers crossed for me everyone!!! =)


message 21: by Kim (new)

Kim (777readersfan) | 518 comments Mod
fingers crossed!


message 22: by Erica (new)

Erica | 112 comments FINGERS CROSSED # 2


message 23: by Emily (new)

Emily (readingmaniac777) | 737 comments Mod
Fingers Crossed!!!!!


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