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Old 01-02-2004, 03:57 PM
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What's your favorite book of all time? The one you come back to again and again, the one you recommend to your friends....

Mine is "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith. I read it just about every summer.
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Old 01-04-2004, 05:35 PM
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Old 01-12-2004, 09:44 AM
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My alltime favorite is "A Walk Across America"
by Peter Jenkins.

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Old 01-18-2004, 07:03 AM
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I, too, like "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," but my all time favorite book is "A Woman of Substance", by Barbara Taylor Bradford.



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Old 01-18-2004, 07:07 AM
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My all time favorite book is The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley. She writes with such detail, has many charactors and I wish I could write as well as she.
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Old 01-18-2004, 07:36 AM
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I have so many favorites as I am an avid reader but two of my all time favorites are "Talk Before Sleep" by Elizabeth Berg which will make you laugh and cry and "Watermelon" by Marian Keyes which is hysterically funny. I give these books as gifts all the time.
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Old 01-18-2004, 07:56 AM
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Gee I remember that book "Walk Across America" read it years ago really enjoyed it. Wasn't there a second one? The title eludes me.

I have read so many boooks over the years that I really don't have any all time favourite. But one I learned a lot from and re read many times when I was young was called "Nancy Keeps House" I read it when I was 10-12 about 50 years ago. Gee, where have the years gone? I just wonder if anyone else has every heard of that book. It really taught some really good lessons on how to keep house I know that some of the things I still know about I learned from there.

My favourite author at the present time is Kirstin Hannah.

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Old 01-18-2004, 08:20 AM
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My all-time favorite book is the Bible. Every year I read it from Genesis to Revelation. Which is about 4-5 chapters per week. It is a riveting book. I learn something new each time I read it! This week I am reading Genesis, chapters 11-16.

I enjoy personal study on specific things I am reading about. Last week I studied more about Noah's ark. Like, how long is a cubit (17.5 inches)? This way I can more easily picture the size of the ark compared to my own home. It helped make Noah and his ark more real to me. I also learned the Deluge was a real event in history. I wonder what it must have been like for Noah and his family to live inside an ark with all those animals?

Believe it or not, the Bible is very practical for us today. The advice it contains is just as useful today as it was thousands of years ago. I found this is so because the Bible deals with human nature. We have hardly changed very much at all!

The two parts of the Bible, the Hebrew & Greek Scriptures, complement each other, blending harmoniously to develop an overall theme. The same theme runs throughout the whole Bible, namely, that God will bring back righteous conditions by his kingdom. The first book, Genesis, tells how a paradise home was lost because of rebellion against God, and the last book, Revelation, describes how the earth will be made a paradise again by Godís rule.

Love a great book with a happy ending! I highly recommend this book to everybody.
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Old 01-18-2004, 08:27 AM
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"The Shell Seekers" by Rosemunde Pilcher is my all-time favorite book. I read it every year to celebrate the begining of Summer.
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Old 01-18-2004, 11:08 AM
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My all time favorite book (and movie) is Gone With the Wind.....which is where I took my screen name from GWTW.....

I've read it about 18 times and I swear I find something new in it each time......I first read it when I was around Scarlett's age, and as the years went by, I picked up on the fact that her mother was about 32 in the beginning of the book.... in the movie it's hard to tell ages.... now that I'm 41.....lol


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