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Postby Kate Quinn » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:13 pm

My favorite series (I couldn't decide on a top one between these) are:

- The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
- Harry Potter by JK Rowling
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
- Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier

They are all books that I can read again and again and still find something new to love!
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Postby Jessamine Quick » Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:36 am

I think my heart belongs to the Harry Potter series. :wub: It's going to take something quite wonderful to top it.

I also love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, Ilona Andrew's Kate Daniels series, and Tolkein's Lord of the Rings. I've heard so many good things about the Hunger Games series, I'm considering checking them out as well.
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Postby Joanna Wester » Sun Oct 02, 2011 11:03 am

I have two. Harry Potter, like of course. and The Mysterious Benedict Society, it brings interesting adventures and mysteries.

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Postby Bella Coupland » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:03 am

My favourite series would have to be The Obernewtyn Chronicles by Isobelle Carmody. Definately tops the Potter Series (although I haven't reread them in a while)

I also like the House Of Night series by P.C and Kirsten Cast
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Postby Enid Labs » Mon Oct 03, 2011 5:16 pm

The serie that is in my heart and will be there forever it's Harry Potter. Then I love so so much The Hunger Games, Eragon and, of course, Narnia :)
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Postby Ariella McManus » Wed Oct 05, 2011 4:14 pm

For me, Harry Potter definitely ranks up there at the top. My very favorite book series of all times, though, would have to be The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice.
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Postby Stephanie Sparklethorn » Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:33 pm

The Hunger Games trilogy, Pendragon series, and last but not least Harry potter series. Those would be my top 3.

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Postby Allison Sullivan » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:25 am

Harry Potter without any explanation....
and The Wake Trilogy by Lisa McMann <3

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Postby Ivelisse Ada » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:54 pm

Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Eragon, and.... hmm... I'll have to go with The Divided Realms series, written by Maggie L. Wood.
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Postby Eleanor Chambers » Sun May 06, 2012 6:23 pm

The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper is definitely one of my favorites. Of course Harry Potter is my favorite. I also love His Dark Materials Series by Philip Pullman. :D
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Postby Ronja Liek » Mon May 07, 2012 8:25 pm

Harry potter was a good read, but of you are looking for something darker and more adult I have quite a few recommendations.

One of my favorite series is the story of Fitz Chevalric and his word, now in four different trilogies written by Robin Hobb, starting with the Assassin's Apprentice.

Jullier Marillier's Sevenwater's series as well as the Bridei chronicles are also very good, My favorite book of them being the Well of Shades. Het wistling Tor series is only one book so far: Heart's blood, but it is a fantastic retelling of Beauty and the Beast and definately worth a mention.

Scott Lynch's Gentlemen B.astard series also makes a very good read, even thought it is only two books so far and the wat for book three might be long still.

Joe Abercrombie's books are all set in the same world, so they could count as a series as well, a with very well written characters, none of them truely good.

Joanne Harris' Chocolate and Lollipop shoes once had me dizzy as I was trying to read it so fast, eager to know what happened next, and currently I am reading George RR Martin's Song of Ice and Fire. I am almost at the end of the third book and it has been splendid so far.


For a younger audience or a lighter read I would agree that the Hunger Games trilogy by Collins is a spendid series, and that the Uglies four by Scott Westerfelt are also worth picking up. It is also mandatory for each child to read The Neverending story by Micheal Ende (seeing the film does not count) and Ronia the Robber's daughter by Astrid Lindgren.

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Postby Castiel Stark » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:39 am

It's a definite tie between Harry Potter (obviously!) and His Dark Materials. One is my childhood wrapped up in seven books, the other is perhaps the most emotional series I've ever read. I could never choose between them.

Also up there in a very close joint second are George Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and Alison Croggon's The Books of Pellinor.
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Postby Morpheus Styx » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:36 pm

It would have to be The Quantum Prophecy series.
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Postby Anya Adanwen » Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:15 pm

Hmmm it's hard to choose between Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings, it depends on what I feel like reading a the time.

I'd probably say Harry Potter if I had been more of a fan of the ending of the series - I was a bit disappointed with some of it. Now, LotR has a fantastic ending, it's one of my favourite parts of the book, which gives it a slight edge. However, Harry Potter is more consistently enjoyable, as LotR has some slow parts.

I don't think I'd ever pick A Song of Ice and Fire ahead of those two, but I am loving the series so far.
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Postby Amelia Hart » Thu Aug 30, 2012 4:57 am

I would say that Harry Potter, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices are my top three favourites
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Postby Cornelia Stark » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:08 am

This is a hard question for me, as I am a diverse reader, but I'm going to go . . . the Abhorsen trilogy.
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Postby Nymph Hara » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:25 pm

HARRY POTTER of course.....but I also love Percy Jackson and the Mortal Instruments.
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Postby Ely Granger » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:09 pm

Harry Potter, His Dark Materials, Eragon, The Hunger Games... I love them <3
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Postby Zachary Jameson » Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:03 am

I love reading as it is period the end. XD! But Some books just keep calling me back. I am more of a speed reader too... so I read pretty fast... but still enjoy the story


Favorite Books:

  1. Harry Potter: JK Rowling
  2. Chronicles of Narnia: CS Lewis
  3. A Series of Unfortuane Events: Lemony Snicket
  4. Most books about meterology
  5. Books about history
  6. Books about "Titanic"


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Postby Kiri Redbird » Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:58 pm

I'm completely in love with the Janette Oke 'Love Comes Softly' series. Oh, yeah, I'm a romantic sap as much as anyone. And I adore the time period!
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