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Initial post: Sep 8, 2012 4:13:01 PM PDT
I can't stop loving The Tale of Harry Sawtelle!

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 1:36:04 PM PDT
In the Romance Novel Category my absolute favorite is the one that started it all . . .
The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss (may she rest in peace).

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 9:24:39 PM PDT
Lola865 says:
The Outlander series... Top marks in romance, historical romance, adventure, mystery, suspense, comedy, action, and amazing character development. We love these books!

Posted on Sep 20, 2012 8:19:11 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 20, 2012 9:59:15 PM PDT
willow says:
Belva Plain's "Random Winds"! Captures the human heart and all of its needs and hopes. Can't be without a copy of it

Also Jacqueline Hart's , "Damage". Her descriptions of the characters' emotions is breathtaking.

Posted on Sep 21, 2012 7:40:53 AM PDT
katielowden says:
Flat Out Love, excellent book!!

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 6:35:57 PM PDT
All time favorite has to be The Outlandaer Series By Diana Gabaldon. It offers historical, romance, comedic, suspenseful, Thrill, amongst many other perspectives.

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 2:45:14 AM PDT
My favourite book would have to be "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak.

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 7:26:31 AM PDT
#1 Volunteer says:
Pillars of The Earth - Ken Follett

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 7:37:45 AM PDT
EFCook says:
I have two, The Winds of War and War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk

Posted on Oct 6, 2012 4:43:13 AM PDT
David Hedges says:
Far and away, Catch 22. The funniest, zaniest and tragic book I have ever read.

Posted on Oct 6, 2012 11:35:38 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 6, 2012 11:36:32 AM PDT
Kathy Bigler says:
I have more than one favorite book. One I just finished recently was Ken Follett's 'Fall of Giants' which is book one of a trilogy. It was a great read and touched on historical events which made it seem like a true story. Getting ready to start book two 'Winterof the World' and expect it will be just as good.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 8, 2012 6:39:08 AM PDT
yes, one of best books EVER

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 9, 2012 5:35:54 AM PDT
Loved this one too!

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 9, 2012 10:20:41 AM PDT
L. Watts says:
Yes, for me too, in my Top Ten. Couldn't believe when one of my best friends since childhood said she couldn't get into it.

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 4:17:28 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 11, 2012 4:20:21 PM PDT
CLST says:
Laura Q says:
Best book I ever read is "The Power of One" by Brice Courtney.
The only book I ever started over again the moment I finished reading it.

Posted on Oct 12, 2012 6:55:17 PM PDT
one of my most favorite books was ONCE WE WERE BROTHERS.

Posted on Oct 12, 2012 6:58:05 PM PDT
an old but favorite is A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN. even though i read it many years ago in school i loved it even more when i read it recently.

Posted on Oct 13, 2012 1:19:57 PM PDT
Try a classic: ``War and Peace.'' Takes some effort early, but for anyone who likes war stories, romance and/or history this is THE original real deal by one of world literature's very best writers.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2012 4:53:19 PM PDT
Sam dean says:
do you mean the tale of edger sawtelle

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 17, 2012 4:02:23 PM PDT
gin says:
i am in total agreement with the above comment on the"flame and the flower" i could hardly put it down. i have read all her books and have them on my bookcase, all were very good but her first above was great!!! has she passed away? i had not read that she had?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 26, 2012 7:10:51 AM PDT
Donna says:
you will not be disappointed

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 26, 2012 10:46:05 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 26, 2012 10:49:11 AM PDT
"Pillars of the Earth", Ken Follett It is one of the books I always recommend to others.

Posted on Oct 27, 2012 8:36:36 PM PDT
Bookaphile says:
"The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak.

Posted on Oct 29, 2012 5:53:48 AM PDT
BGZap says:
"One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Marquuez, and for those of you who think Cloud Atlas is original, try reading "Riddley Walker"' by Russell Hoban

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 29, 2012 7:50:01 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 29, 2012 7:51:32 AM PDT
Gerald Lee says:
A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN:
I agree. I just read it for the first time and I've been telling everyone to read or reread it. Great story.
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