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message 1: by Trion (new)

Trion | 27 comments hi guys,

used to place 'reading novels' as my hobbies in my CV regardless of fact that i read just 3 in my life excluding hardy boys ofcourse.
now its time for a change.No more my entries in CV be a lie,i will read as much as possible(possibility are less though).

hope to have a nice time with you guys :)

would you guys suggest what shall i avoid from the list below.

P S I Love You
Deception Point
The Six Sacred Stones
Tell Me Your Dreams
Who Killed Daniel Pearl?
Life And Death On Mt.Everest
The Blood Detective
Treasure of Khan
The Pillars Of The Earth
A Prayer For Owen Meany
The Quest
Certain Girls
A Place Called Here
Lay Her Among The Lilies
Ruthless Greek Boss, Secretary Mistress
The Alchemist
A prisoner of Birth
The Da Vinci Code
Angels And Demons
Lipstick Jungle
Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
The Hunt Begins
The Left Hand of god
Dragon Fire
Nine Dragons
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Sittaford Mystery
The Mystery of The Blue Train
Saving Fish From Drowning
The Art Thief
Friends …'Til the End
Best Friends Forever
A Beautiful Mind
Where Are You Now
Are You Afraid of The Dark
The Secret
The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe
Coyote Blue
Calvin And Hobbes: 2
One For The Money
Eleven On Top
Ten Big Ones
The Golden Compass

message 2: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10089 comments Mod
Hi Trion. Where is this list from? Is it books that you own, or just books you are curious about?

message 3: by Catamorandi (new)

Catamorandi (wwwgoodreadscomprofilerandi) | 1045 comments Hi Trion. Welcome to TNBBC. Nice list.

message 4: by Carol (new)

Carol Read them all, don't limit yourself . You have a good sampling of everything. Put in a few classics and you are good to go for starters.

message 5: by Trion (new)

Trion | 27 comments hey lori,catamorandi and carol,,

lori...these are the books which are available and i can rent it.

carol...i will try..

i have already done with "Angels and Demons" and "How i paid for college".

will keep bugging you guys for suggestion.

message 6: by Alex (new)

Alex Ah, I see.

"Pillars of the Earth" is a much-loved historical fiction novel. People say it's really fun to read. Haven't gotten to it myself. If you're interested in expanding into non-fiction / history / whatever, that might be a good place to start.

Journey to the Centre of the Earth is good stuff. Jules Verne is totally awesome.

message 7: by Eden (new)

Eden (tsalagi_writer) | 210 comments Welcome to the group. If you can try to read all of those books. The only one I've read out of all those books is The Golden Compass and I thought it was great, it's one of my favorite books. Hope you like it if you read it.

message 8: by KarenLee (new)

KarenLee Hi Trion,

Let us know what you have read and liked or not liked. We'll do a better job of making suggestions.

I can't tell you what to avoid, but here are some suggestions of books I've read and enjoyed.

The Pillars Of The Earth
Ruthless Greek Boss, Secretary Mistress
Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
The Left Hand of god
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
A Beautiful Mind
The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe
Calvin And Hobbes: 2

message 9: by Trion (new)

Trion | 27 comments Eden..thanks for welcoming...yeah i have access to them just a matter of them being available once in a while for me to grab them...i will read golden compass.

Karenlee..i like fiction,humour.Read only few books so far,
Angels and Demon
How i paid for college-- by marc acito
Kidnapped-- by Robert louis stevenson

Reading Digital fortress and Lost symbol.

but i am trying to be open to any genre now.
thanks for reccomendation

i heard "Left hand of god" is not that good
whats your opinion.

message 10: by Bekah (new)

Bekah (bexorz) How are you liking the books you have read? If you like fiction/humour, definitely go for The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, but only after you have read The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

message 11: by Trion (new)

Trion | 27 comments Bekah.. I loved them

but currently i am dissappointed reading Digital Fortress a bit.

runs like a pattern..gets monotonous..

your advice noted

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