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I wish I took the time to read as much as I used to, but some books that I loved reading when I was younger were the Pendragon series and anything by Cornelia Funke. I'm a sucker for thoroughly-described fantasy worlds.

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At the moment, I am reading Das Kapital, Moscow 2042, Caoir Gheal Leumraich (a collection of poetry by Somhairle MacGill-Eain), and Rousseau and Revolution by Will and Ariel Durant. 

As to favourite books? that is a list to long to go into here. 

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9 hours ago, MadCast: Kitty Stark said:

I'm a sucker for thoroughly-described fantasy worlds.

Dearest Kitty, I very much want to introduce you to the absolutely enchanting books of Victoria Schwab. From the heroes and anti-heroes of Vicious, to the mundane and magical versions of London in her Shades of Magic trilogy, to a city full of dark secrets and dangerous monsters in her Monsters of Verity duology.

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im currently reading the manga series fushigi yuugi (also have fushigi yuugi:genbu kaiden) by yuu watase , bought the omnibus version and have the whole series, was one of the first mangas i ever read as a kid in my local library and never finished it, so now i am finishing it! there is also an anime dont know if there is one for genbu kaiden but i know the original has a pretty decent anime! its old but sooo good :) 

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I like Fantasy Fiction the most, and have read most of the big series. I also really like the classics.

Favorite Fantasy Fiction / Sci-Fi Series:

  1. Malazan (Ian C. Esslemont and Steven Erikson...all of it)
  2. The Dark Tower (Stephen King)
  3. Necronomicon (H.P. Lovecraft)
  4. The Hyborian Age Collection (Robert E. Howard)
  5. Hyperion series (Dan Simmons)
  6. Foundation (Isaac Asimov)
  7. Dune Series (Frank Herbert...I don't really like the stuff by his son, but it's a style thing)
  8. The Expanse (James S.A. Corey)
  9. Dresden Files (Jim Butcher)
  10. The Stand (Stephen King)
  11. The First Law and accompanying series (Joe Abercrombie)

Other Favorites:

  1. Allan Quartermain (H. Rider Haggard)
  2. Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy (Thomas Sowell)
  3. War as I Knew it (General George S. Patton)
  4. The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
  5. The Catcher in the Rye ( J.D. Salinger)
  6. Dracula (Bram Stoker)
  7. The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)
  8. To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)
  9. On War (Carl Von Clausewitz)
  10. Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

Currently Reading:

Broken Empire series by Mark Lawrence.

Books in the sereis:

  1. Prince of Thorns
  2. King of Thorns
  3. Emperor of Thorns
  4. Prince of Fools
  5. The Liar's Key
  6. The Wheel of Osheim
  7. Various Novellas and Short Stories

 

 

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