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Posted 9/5/08 , edited 9/5/08
Hmm books i recommand ugh theres just too many. Um let's see i'll recommend a few (well try to anyways)
BTW i don't really remember authors...
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
Harry Potter (of course <3)- J.K. Rowling
The Inkheart Series-Cornelia Funke
Finding Miracles
City of Beast Series- Julia Alvarez...?
Pendragon (it seems like a guy book but i've been really enjoying it)
The Inheritance Series (Eragon, Eldest0
Twilight Series <3- Stephanie Myers
yah i guess thats some i have to stop myself there = ) but i'm also a huge book worm so if anyone wants a recommendation i can help, i've read most types of books!
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It's been a little while since I've recommended a book. However, I read a really great new book on the weekend called The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews. I read it pretty much in one go this weekend, I couldn't put it down.

This is the Canadian cover.


This is the American cover.


This is a darkly funny story. It opens when Hattie receives a desperate call from her 11-year-old niece, Thebes, back home in Manitoba. Their mother Min, Hattie's sister, has had another mental breakdown and Thebes and her 15-year-old brother, Logan are fending for themselves. After placing her sister in a psyche hospital to recover; Hattie takes her niece and nephew on a road trip through the United States to try to find their father, who left years ago.

Toews is a great writer, she is able to write about her characters in an unsentimental yet compassionate way. I loved this book, check it out if you get a chance.

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Posted 12/27/08 , edited 12/27/08
Everything bleeds together after a while...
This isn't exactly the spot but here are some great tools on a similar line of thought:
http://www.whichbook.net/
Find books based on what you're into at the given moment
http://www.literature-map.com/
Find authors similar to a favorite based on a visual map
http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/
Create a list of what you've already read, enter what you read last, spews oout titles based on the former.
You can run it blind, but then you get titles you've already read [of course]
http://reader2.com/
Social reading/tools
http://www.librarything.com/
Wealth of content
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Dunno if this is already posted

>Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder

Sophie's World (Sofies verden in the original Norwegian) is a novel by Jostein Gaarder, published in 1991. It was originally written in Norwegian, but has since been translated into English (1995) and many other languages.

Mostly consisting of dialogues between Sophie Amundsen and a mysterious man named Alberto Knox, interwoven with an increasingly bizarre and mysterious plot, Sophie's World acts as both a novel and a basic guide to philosophy.

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It's interesting really.. <3
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"Norwegian Wood"-Haruki Murakami

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"Imperfection" by Nicole Gibson. It's about a girl who got murdered by being pushed off her treehouse and how she goes to Arcadia, a place where the afterlife go, and tries to 'relive' and 'perfect' her life. Mystery/Action/Romance/Fantasy. :] btw, this book isnt in stores, but you can buy it on amazon.com
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You've gotta read CHERUB. It's so interesting. Mostly for ages 12+. Here's a link to the first book. Explore the website if you want. http://www.cherubcampus.com/the%20recruit.htm
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