What Are the Top Three Books You've Ever Read?

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  1. KC3Lady profile image83
    KC3Ladyposted 4 weeks ago

    List the best books you have ever read and why you think they were the best books you ever read. The Bible is of course the best book I've ever read, and People of the Lie by the late Dr. M. Scott Peck is probably second, followed by the texts of my logic class.

    1. Kyler J Falk profile image84
      Kyler J Falkposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      The Prince, The Art of Seduction, and The 48 Laws of Power were the best books I have ever read.

      They were the best books I ever read because I find it very hard to interact with other individuals and they offered me insights into myself I wouldn't have realized otherwise.

    2. Glenis Rix profile image96
      Glenis Rixposted 3 weeks agoin reply to this

      Interesting that you chose M. Scott Peck. The stand-out book in my memory is The Road Less Travelled. I will now find out if my local library stocks your choice. Do plays count? A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet.

    3. Tidbits25 profile image81
      Tidbits25posted 10 days agoin reply to this

      My favorites are Goodbye Things by Fumio Sasaki, Fascinating Womanhood which enriched and ruined my life at the same time and 4 Hour Work Week by Tom Ferris.

    4. Overlordsays profile image73
      Overlordsaysposted 12 hours agoin reply to this

      That is a tough question, but after a lot of debating with myself, here are my three choices: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas, 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami and Estoril by Dejan Tiago Stankovic.

    5. Guckenberger profile image87
      Guckenbergerposted 5 hours agoin reply to this

      "Hitchhiker's Guide" is pretty good. "Book of Mormon" and "The Light Fantastic" are good too.

  2. GA Anderson profile image91
    GA Andersonposted 3 weeks ago

    Limiting it to three is tough, but in relation to my forum participations, I would offer, from my perspective,  Locke's Two Treatise on Government, Asimov's  Foundation trilogy, and Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land.

    GA

  3. Randy Godwin profile image91
    Randy Godwinposted 3 weeks ago

    I've read over 10,000 books in my life. It's impossible to choose 3 of them as the top. Sorry! Some Dickens, Twain, and Michener efforts are among my favorites though.

  4. Annie Poe profile image79
    Annie Poeposted 13 days ago

    I would say 'Little Women', Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's 'Sherlock Holmes' series and 'Witches' by Roald Dal.

  5. FatFreddysCat profile image96
    FatFreddysCatposted 13 days ago

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams

    Boys' Life - Robert R. McCammon

    Executioner #1: War Against the Mafia - Don Pendleton

  6. KC3Lady profile image83
    KC3Ladyposted 6 hours ago

    Great answers!

  7. Live to Learn profile image81
    Live to Learnposted 6 hours ago

    Sad to say I haven't had time to read a book in a while but my favorites throughout the years have been Atlas Shrugged, Lord of the Rings (competely ruined the movies for me) and Shogun.

 
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