My fluff reading list

A Listmania! list by Whirledtraveler "whirledtraveler" (Tucson, Arizona United States)
 
A Body in the Bathhouse
1.  A Body in the Bathhouse by Lindsey Davis
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  "Falco books are worth a romp through ancient Rome.  You can't go wrong with Lindsey Davis book."
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J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings)
2.  J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "Escapist and beautifully written."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,854 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
3.  Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet) by Orson Scott Card
The list author says:
  "Very quick read.  I am not a science fiction person, but this book makes it easy to slip into that genre."
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,015 customer reviews)

Harry Potter (4 Volumes set)
4.  Harry Potter (4 Volumes set) by J. K. Rowling
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  "Not a new plot, but fun, imaginative, and makes us all remember being 12."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (467 customer reviews)

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One Hundred Years of Solitude
5.  One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  "excellent magic realsim"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,224 customer reviews)

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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies
6.  Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies by Laura Esquivel
The list author says:
  "wonderful fun!!"
$12.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (607 customer reviews)

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (The 25th Anniversary Edition)
7.  The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure (The 25th Anniversary Edition) by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "Read the original!!"
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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander)
8.  Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon
The list author says:
  "decent vacation read.  Historically accurate most of the time, good escape."
$7.99   Used & New from: $2.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,054 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

The Cider House Rules
9.  The Cider House Rules by John Irving
The list author says:
  "My favorite John Irving book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (636 customer reviews)

Dune
10.  Dune by Frank Herbert
The list author says:
  "Excellent book...one of the best in science fiction."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,280 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

The Portable Dorothy Parker
11.  The Portable Dorothy Parker by Brendan Gill
The list author says:
  "I would never consider Dot Parker fluff, but she is so smooth and witty she fits in any category"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Casino Royale (James Bond Novels)
12.  Casino Royale (James Bond Novels) by Ian Fleming
The list author says:
  "As a James Bond fan, the books are a must!! The dues ex machina in each book is worth the read.  Get them all from the author of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (another fav.)."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (642 customer reviews)

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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
13.  Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Herman Melville
The list author says:
  "Okay, not a fluff book by most people's standards, bu my favorite book of all time.  It has everything-one of those that introduces you to something new every time you pick it up."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,623 customer reviews)

The Haunting of Hill House
14.  The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
The list author says:
  "The original horror!! Numerous movies have been made, and none have captures the terror of this book.  This book was the first one that made me keep the lights on all night.  Jackson is a master."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (627 customer reviews)

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary
15.  The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
The list author says:
  "Easy read that i could not put down.  Totally engrossing."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (711 customer reviews)

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Druids
16.  Druids by Morgan Llywelyn
The list author says:
  "great fantasy fiction that becomes believable."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

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The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
17.  The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Another series from my adolescence, but worthy of an adult reading."
$31.49   Used & New from: $7.06
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,719 customer reviews) | 24 customer discussions

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
18.  Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney
The list author says:
  "Another great book from my adolescence.  The Peppers will brighten anyone's day!  It very much echoes the victorian beliefs lingering in the earlier part of the 20th century."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)

The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower
19.  The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower by C. Northcote Parkinson
The list author says:
  "These books keep my salty sailor heart entertained from cover to cover."
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Tao Te Ching
20.  Tao Te Ching by Stephen Mitchell
The list author says:
  "a beautiful book that slows me down from my frentic pace."
$9.62   Used & New from: $4.75
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (401 customer reviews)

Trainspotting
21.  Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
The list author says:
  "Colorful, raw, and engaging."
$13.13   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (230 customer reviews)

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