Have you ever read a book that you just couldn't put down? What book and why?
Confessions from J.J. Rousseau. From the first page, I felt this man and... his writings inspire me to become one like him.
Although I always had read children's books, one of the first serious books I read when I was about 10 was Lord of the Rings. It was one of the most captivating books I have ever read, with it's amazing prose and poetry, excellent plot and superb attention to detail. It's a very long and difficult book to read, but I read the book in about 3 days - sadly I had to sleep!
The book has really inspired my love of reading, and now of writing...
Yes lots, the latest novel I am reading is War Without Ends by Ken Follett. Its brilliant, the story, narratives, are captivating, they just keep you the readers going, its such a good, easy, layback yet sophisticated style that you can't put the book down
Yes the Quran. I have read it and continue to read it regularly, it is the perfect guide to living well and leading a good life.
It covers every topic you can think off, and equally appeals to all.
Ofcourse my book, Resident Manager A Job Truly Underestimated by Most. It's a thin book but a great, interesting and hilarious read.
When I read an "An Unquiet Mind" by Kay Redfield Jamision, I read it straight from the beginning to the end. Its a memoir about a psychologist's experience with bipolar disorder. Her experiences coping with her issues is touching and inspiring to everyone.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings was one of the books I just couldn't put down. I am a huge fan of Maya Angelou and enjoyed reading about her humble beginnings and never stop marveling over her wide spread fame now.
The current novel I'm reading is one of those. It's "The Accidental Bestseller" by Wendy Wax. It's a bit of a trip, but I rather enjoy it. I only have to put it down so much because I'm always tired (pregnancy) and if I don't, I'll just fall asleep in the middle of it. It's great though. Very inspiring.
The Little Prince is the one book that comes to mind. It inspires me to become a better person.
I have read MANY books that I had to finish before closing. As a favorite one that is very hard to choose. I love all kinds of books and have many favorites. It is impossible to choose just one.
I did not intend to read Benjamin Mee's 2008 book We Bought a Zoo all in one sitting recently, but it happened! With no effort the book engrossed me entirely and I felt compelled to continue reading.
At 261 pages in length, the true life account... read more
One of the best books I have ever read was called, "A Child Named It." It is a story about a little boy who was severely and abused by his mother. I have read the book several times. When you think you have it rough, read this book. You will learn to be grateful for what you really have.
A while back I read the novel, "Flowers in the Attic," and I could not put the book down. When I had to take my car in to be serviced, I took the novel with me and read it while I waited for my car. I just couldn't put that book down! There was a TV movie based on the novel -- that did not do the book justice. If you decide to read this book, don't be surprised if you shed a few tears! Great novel!
I'm an avid reader and have read many great books in my lifetime that I "just couldn't put down". Typically it's one that brings together romance, mystery and history. Nora Roberts is just one of my favorite writers. I love her style because often times when the story ends I feel like I really know the characters so well that it is disappointing when the story ends. I recommend any of Nora's books.
by Nadia Archuleta 9 years ago
Why do cats "take possession" of whatever you put down?Lindemann really can't be comfortable with "The Flamenco Academy" as a pillow.
by Wayne Barrett 9 years ago
What novel would you say has made the biggest impact on your life?John Stienbeck's, "Grapes of Wrath" Is a classic and is considered by many to be one of the top 10 novels in history. I read the novel and would agree with its excellence, but for me that opinion comes not so much from the...
by Dean Traylor 6 years ago
What was the name of the worst book you've ever read?Some people point to Moon People. Others mention the numerous post-apocalyptic "Survivalist" tales. Either way, there are tons and tons bad books out there. What's your least favorite?
by Ken R. Abell 11 years ago
Is there one novel you've read more than once? What keeps bringing you back to it?
by Cathy 10 years ago
What was your favorite book to read as a kid and why?a) What was the name of the book and who was the author?b) If you have children, have you bought the book for your child(ren)?
by Mohan Kumar 9 years ago
Have you ever re-read a book that was your childhood favourite? What was the experience like?I recently re-read some of my child hood favourites and it was a strange experience - some stand the test of time while others left me disappointed!
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