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What the last book you read that rocked? 

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Just completed listening to the first Black Company trilogy by Glen Cook earlier tonight. And as it should be at the end of a trilogy, it was utterly awesome.
 
Attribution: George R.R. Martin via Tyrion Lannister in "A Dance with Dragons"  And in answer to the question, I just wrapped up "Snow Crash" by Neal Stephenson.
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I'm re-reading William Gibson's Zero History right now
 
I cant remember my last novel, i read all of the time! my last book i think! was the 11'th hour by stephen king.
 
Almost hate to admit it, but I am reading book 6 of Harry Potter now. Before finally reading this series it was Stephen King's Under the Dome
 
god it's been so long since i've visually consumed a book that made me squeeee with intellectual joy. ... Sugar Queen. i enjoyed the crap outta that book. 
 
I've been reading Game of Thrones and the Safehold series by David Weber.  Now I'm waiting for the next book in each of the series.
 
'Poser: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses' by Claire Dederer. It was a fantastic read that had me laughing out loud. I highly recommend it.
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Do scholarly papers count?
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Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow
 
wow.. great books in here :D I am reading The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead - Max Brooks. Great not so sure... but a fun novel none the less :)
 
I've read that series many times. Stephen King is great.
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Bernard Cornwell's: The Arthur Books.  Great re-telling!
 
 _Fahrenheit 451_ Ray Bradbury (RIP)
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One last one:  Neil Stephenson's Cryptonomicon
 
Currently reading Stephen King's "11/22/63" and so far it's awesome.  I've lived a thousand lives. =D
 
Nothing at the moment (no time), but the last I've read that rocked me was "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway.
 
Voyage of a Viking, subtitled How a Man of Action Can Become a Man of Grace, by +Tim marks 
 
+Marco Garcia I haven't read The Old Man and the Sea in years. From what I remember I loved it. I may have to give it a read soon. Though I'm currently re-reading the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series. Loved them the first time and I'm picking up on so much more the 2nd time.
 
I'm getting ready to read People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks after I finish Thank God for Evolution by Michael Dowd.
 
"A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson... hard to describe; it had me laughing aloud at a LOT of points, chalk full of information, and I doubt you can read it through without considering a hike of the AT.
 
Read "The Talisman" by Stephen King and Peter Straub long ago as a teenager...it rocked!! Never knew they wrote a sequel (Black House) till recently..Its pretty good so far.
 
Levhayı beyendim...Her halde ormanı temiz tutalım diyor katılıyorum...
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The last really great book?

Ender's Game.  The Enemy's Gate is Down.
 
Want to read the entire Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan also..finished book 1.. is the rest just as good?
Amy Lee
 
Well, many books rocked me but now am reading the vampire diaries it's awesome
And what about U Amanda ??
 
really very good thoughts and statement 
 
Bende öğrencilerime müzik etkinliklerimde rock müzik çalışmaları ile katkı sunuyorum...
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Pues mis mas recientes son Philip Pullman (Luces en el Norte) y Mark Twain (Forastero Misterioso) kooooooooolll..
 
only if you make it so... remember there are creators and sometime they dont read much go figure
 
"Låt den rätte komma in" or "Let the right one in". Read it in Swedish.
 
'How to Live with a Huge Penis', by Dr. Richard Jacob.
Really helped me through a big problem in my life.
 
Oh of course. I noticed people were including how it rocked them.. That book answered so many questions I had.
 
"The Traveller" trilogy
 
+Hayes Starns Myst based off the VG series myst? Book of atrus i beleive? I read some of that series once upon a moon... I should dig that up again... GREAT series. 
 
The Lovely Bones, right it for the third time last night, it's a story of tragedy, get so beautiful and compelling.
 
Ishmael by Daniel Quinn changed my whole world view.
 
+Amanda Blain Fantastic book, definitely worth picking up. Fascinating insights into the nature of success, the patterns of high achievement, etc. Definitely read it. Before that, book 2 of Song of Ice and Fire (ruined Season 2 for me), and before that Gleick, "Chaos" (brilliant, best chaos theory primer ever).
 
"The coward dies a thousand deaths, the valiant dies but one."

All who are computer programmers should read The Wizardry Compiled and its sequels by Rick Cook.
 
I think the poets just trying to get across that the man was actually crazy and thought he lived a books life...
 
1/2 way through A Game of Thrones..loving every page!
 
Oh ya we're talking about books and not crazy men... I'm reading where she went by gayle Forman XD
 
ummmm...... oh yeah worst enimies/best friends by Annie Bryant
 
HAHA ###YOLO ..............................................
Maya G.
 
Hunger games rocks!!!!!!!!!
 
We need to talk about Kevin. I know I am years behind, but only really got reading for pleasure again recently. 
 
Very hard to choose.  Thank God, Buddah, or whoever you want to than,k that there are so many great books to read.  Three of my all time favorites are Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. The Religion by Tim Willocks (1st book of the Tannhauser trilogy), and Don Quixote by Cervantes.
 
Excellent, I could die 1,000 lives over and over, the last book was Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. 
 
Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind
 
+Amanda Blain Open a book and think with the mind of writer .... Then close the book and think with your own mind ...
 
humph... well i guess YOLO is a lie
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That is a really good quote, especially for me. I love to read, and, even though I not too old, I have still read many classics, as well as various  popular books. BTW, I just finished Pride and Predjudice.
 
it says he it should say they kindove sexsist
 
true...the books/stories we read, takes us there...many different places and times....so cool
Amy Pg
 
"Shine," by Lauren Myracle, and the entire Graceling series. A lot more, too.
And this quote is so true!
 
Forever by cormac mccarthy. Awe inspiring. Well written. Mammoth of a novel but filled with mystical & historical wonder!
 
Hi +Amanda Blain ...I need to find another good book.  The last one I started, note the word started, was "The Idiot"...love the title, by Dostoevsky.
My all time favorite book is by Barbara Kingsolver.
 
that is an awesome quote ..... GO READING and now i am being a nerd
 
love this! i read/listen to personal development books =)
 
The Hunger Games Trilogy; it was great! Too bad I went and saw the first movie right after, my  expectations were toooo high...
 
Wolves of the Beyond Book 5 and reading The Dragon's Path from The Daggeer and The Coin series. :3
 
The Catcher in the Rye - it's one of my favorite books now.
 
+Micah Francisco I love Snow Crash. Last book that rocked? Sirens of Titan by Vonnegut. Currently being rocked by With Fire and Sword by Henryk Sienkiewicz via Google Books.
 
Under a thousand splendid suns
 
I'VE LIVED OVER 9,000!!!!!!!! SERIOUSLY!!!!!!!
 
The stranger by Albert Camus. It's a great classic novella. A must read, even if its the only Camus you ever read..
 
Dude...I must have lived so many other lives then....
 
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. Epic book!
 
thats not the book i was talking about the sign
 
I really like this, I too have lived many lives
 
hunger games baby wow yah that book is awsome
 
true. i read about from 100-700 books a year. if not more. ask hope, sarah, maria, reagan, emma, or any of my school friends.
 
still: the unbearable lightness of being, Kundera
 
My last book which i am almost done is CLOCKWORK PRINCE by Cassandra Clare
 
50 shades trilogy, it was a quick read. Meh.
 
I'm currently re-reading all the Roald Dahl books.  Just finished the BFG.  Awesome :)
 
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
 
easily the last Tim Dorsy book
 
"The Great Divorce" by C.S. Lewis.  I pick it up every five years.
 
reading is good but not reading is bad i like the bible and fb but not books that dnt make since to me
 
Little drummer girl by john le carre #greatness
 
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. Just finished breakfast of champions by Kurt vonnegut
 
Then again, if a man (woman) really lives their life, then books might be written about them.
#mlk #jesus #socrates #lincoln
 
...but just to add to the fray: The Impulse Economy (Gary Schwartz)
 
An RPG gamer lives thousands of lives as well:
-in fact; I think the experience much more immersing than just reading, -but there are many books that engaged my senses as well.
 
Actually, it's the opposite. The reader is just sitting a room reading words, it's people that aren't reading that are living lives. People should read, but if that's all you do, you're just as much of a loser as people who don't at all.
 
why read when you can watch the movie in two hours
 
Many times I've been so caught up in a story that I seemed to be watching it rather than reading it.  Amazing experience.  +Salman Adam I encourage you to get book recommendations from friends and dive into them!   And last book I read - hmm, can't remember, had a few on the go...probably a Dean Koontz creep-fest.  Wow, that guy is a good writer!
 
Just re-read a charming book, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. Quirky, funny, touching story of love and life told from a dog's point of view. 
 
"keeper" so good! made me want to go to the ocean. this quote is so true! luv it!
 
My favorite is "A Soul's Journey" by Peter Richelieu. If you like spiritual stuff, you'll love it... as it talks about out-of-body / astral projection and describes in detail the 7 dimensions we "live" in.

PS: A bit hard to find book.
 
u really have???
cause i dont think thats possible
 
I have read many books in this life and lives before.
 
Violets are Blue is the best Alex Cross. I read it 10 years ago. Then read them in order. I just started reading violets are Blue to my wife. A+++
 
Too busy living my one life to worry about the other thousands :)
 
If youve read holes does it count as7?
 
Bearer of the black staff by Brooks. Loved the whole Genesis series and Ustinov ordered the second book. If you have not read Terry Brooks you are missing out.
 
I'm currently reading the Harry Potter series (for the fourth time). I'm in the middle of Goblet of Fire.
 
Couldn't have said it better!  That is awesome!
 
The last GREAT book I read was The Witching Hour by +Anne Rice but the last book was Sizzle and Burn by Jayne Anne Krentz.
 
Last books, "let's pretend this never happened" by Jenny Lawson, and the first three books in Rachel Caine's weatherwarden series.
 
I read James Pattersons "Sam's Letters to Jennifer" ive never read a book that made me cry until I read this one. It was great.
 
Don't forget actors..They may read not much..but they also live a thousand lives..That's why sometimes I'm envious of them..
 
I've lived about a million lives and I can't wait for more.
 
Look uo ”Geek the Library”. It's great!!!
 
Stephen King's Bag of Bones way better than the movie.....
 
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
By Eric Metaxas
The book was a life changer.

 
i've lived a thousand lives and i'm gonna live a thousand more
 
lol that was really funny.  like that is true
 
i recently finished (more like skimmed tho) inkspell by cornelia funke
 
I read so much. I have read whole Holy Bible every year and I intend to continue reading until my death.
 
A reader may only live a partial life, and journey through 999 illusions.  But if a man is lucky, even though he never reads and lives but one life, he lives it fully and it is his and only his. In truth, the reader has a chance to live life much more fully, but beware the reader who does not own himself and his life.
 
Well the last book I touch was my literature book in language book but the book I actually read last was the cay. But my favorite book I ready was either ruby holler or fever 
 
Surrender by Elana Johnson, the second book in a series of two.

(Possession, then Surrender.)

It really opened my eyes to all the parts in life where we are brainwashed, and all the times in our world's history where leaders have covered things up and pretended they weren't there, and covered them up instead of dealing with them...
I don't know, it's kind of eye opening...
 
Also enjoyed Piers Anthony-INCARNATIONS OF IMMORTALITY  series...interesting reading
 
1864 The Year That Saved America.
 
All of Sista Soulja's books!!!!!
 
The Swan Kingdom, I recomend it it is EPIC
 
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - it's a journey with Sylvia through her mental breakdown - highly recommended!!
 
i love reading...... but the problem is im not a man! lol
 
In the last month: Lone Survivor, Defending a Monster, and Unbroken. All great reads!
 
I read the visual Doctor Who dictionary like 8 times!
 
I've got my Battle Royale to read now. :)
 
lol i get it. what book did i last read well i like reading childrens books and young adult so the last book i read was... the Percy jackson series. if you havent read it it a really good series.
 
"Confessions of an English Opium Eater", is what I'm currently reading :)
 
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
 
I read "The Red Blazer Girls" for literally tr seventh time!!!!
 
Latest I would say Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay.
 
love it! last book read? George RR Martin's A Dance With Dragons.
 
So illiterate people are stuffed?
 
The Hunger Games sequal. LOVED IT
 
I get it:) I havent lived a thousand lives yet though
 
Fallen. It was good but had a bit too much gushy romance.
 
I've been going through The Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind a second time before the new one comes out. Also have a favorite which is House by Ted Deker (spelling of name?) All are a pretty fast read, but I get so wrapped up in the stories and I love every minute of it :)
 
"The moon is a harsh mistress" by Robert Heinlein.  A must read for any libertarian/anarchist.
 
if thats true i guess i have a million lives
 
I have traveled to so many places, lived through so much, seen true compassion,met amazing people,and lived through thousands of years, with the flip of a page...
 
need to start reading
 
I love when people announce that they don't read or they never read a book like its a badge of honor. What do they think that there's some kind of power in being ignorant or that reading takes too long and they're spending their time in a more useful manner?
 
The World According to Garp by John Irving. Loved it.
 
And a person who spends forever in the library lives forever.
 
Just finished "Game of Thrones". Am half way through "A Clash of Kings". Pretty epic story if you're into this kind of lit. Haven't been this excited to wade into series 7,000 pages long in a very long time. I hope the TV series can hold a candle to the books.  If they can, it should pretty incredible when I finally get around to it.
 
true true!!! there are fantastic great books to read.. reading creates a new world that we don't live in.
 
I so hate this days. Never read a book in a while so i tink i need to find one.
 
Rebecca! by Daphne du Maurier. its AWESOME!!! and so is the message in this picture!!!
 
books are an inefficient path of knowledge these days
 
Hey Richard clever response! I agree with you too
 
You also live and die a couple of times when you watch an episode of "Breaking Bad" 
 
The Shack. Really interesting view of spirituality yet reads like Stephen King. I highly recommend.
 
Fiction is not the antithesis of truth as some would have you think.  Rather fiction ignores fact while presenting truth in it’s own format and agenda.  It would be like someone saying the wall on the barn is red.  That could very well be true but it might lead one to think the whole barn is red and that might be fiction.  The rest of the barn could be unpainted or else some other color.  A lot of times one can read a book that is in itself a work of fiction yet it could contain much truth presented in the story.  Life is never black and white and there are no absolutes when dealing with people.  Everything and everyone is different and it is our obligation to our own honor to look closely and discern the truth.  It is not our obligation to judge nor to condemn but it is our duty to ourselves to see the real truth enclosed in facts in life as they are presented to us.
 
ya sure.... may b its time 4 me to read more.....
 
THE BIBLE HAS SOME AMAZING STORIES I HAVE LEARNED A LOT FROM
munju s
 
"Many lives many masters"....lovely book!
 
its sad that now days no one really reads anymore.. 

To think they will never have the adventures we have had through the books we have read.. 
 
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, love that book and it basically has come true!
 
I also lived thousand lives and it's too bad when writer kills my life.. Song of Ice and Fire series...:(
 
I love going places while sitting in my reading chair.
 
I like it, It encourages me to read more
 
I guess then that the people who say YOLO aren't lying.
 
some books at middle reading...Game of Thrones book 2, Walter Riso, Orson Scott Card 
Tony Va
 
I agree with the sentiment to a point - but , wouldn't it be more fun to also try to breathe life to maybe 5 or 6 of those other versions of oneself [ hopefully non pimping , non violent , non drug selling law abiding church going father of 2.5] 
 
Who writes this garbage? To be immersed in a story doesn't have to always come in the form of a book. These avid book readers are often times ridiculously self-righteous.
 
I'm not a reader but I have lived a thousand lives through film.
 
The gunslinger series by Stephen King. You really do feel like you have lived a thousand lives after that. Amazing
 
a man who never reads is out creating the stories to be read.
 
What about the non-reader who listens to stories or watches movies?
 
Gregor and the prophecy of bane - Suzanne Collins :-)
 
Hmm I think I live more of a life than sitting in doors reading someone elses dreams.
 
My mum wud totally agree with this
 
well then a reader is more mighty than a cat!!!
 
They dont, they just read stories that are usually not true, I ride bikes and enjoy it everyday, if you like to read thats fine but id like to bet that my life is far more exiting
 
i love reading but i like todays technology a little better
good quote though
adam t
 
Rather live my life than live through others thoughts..isnt that what books are full of? Someone elses thoughts
 
Many readers likes to stay one places but their thoughts travel a long journey but I like  actions on the spot & touch the real things.
 
Glass books of the dream eaters, still waiting for the third book in that series
 
oh yeah its true i think i have lived a 100 lives till now and expect a 1000 more
 
I just finished listening to Sway: the irresistible pull of irrational behavior by Ori and Ram Brafman. Its rather lack a Malcolm Gladwell book. There are elements worthy of criticism, but overall a fascinating read with stuff i can use. Kinda' funny, though, as i think about it: One of the "sways" that provokes irrational behavior would seem to be anecdotal behavior. But, that isn't mentioned at all. Maybe because the book uses a lot of anecdotes?
 
I just finished Ready Player One it was a lot of fun, and I'm halfway done with Guy Gavriel Kay's Tigana which is good so far.
 
I'm reading wicked and I really like it
 
reading is one of my hobbies... n i v a great time while doing it..:))
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy.
 
I love this saying.  It is so very very true. 
 
I WANT TO READ FOR A THOUSAND MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
reeding is for winners that have imagination

who agrees
 
The Dichotomy of Wholeness by Emily Henderson
 
Altered Carbon.
Don't Google it.
Just get it.
Read it.
I don't like prose novels. Never have.
I find cyberpunk style sci fi novelso be mostly lack lustre retreads, post Gibson and Dick.
It's the authors first book. Even with the good ones they lack the finesse and pacing of experienced authors.

And this is all three, and The Best Book I have ever read, I say that without hesitation.

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