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>.< agreedDesu_Cake wrote:Anything by Terry Pratchett and/or Neil Gaiman. Two of the best authors who ever lived, and they did a collaboration! Terry Pratchetts books are (Mostly) set on Discworld, which is a flat world that floats through space supported by four elephants on the back of a giant Turtle. I'd recommend Guards Guards! and Soul Music most. Neil Gaiman's works vary in setting, but are mostly about the supernatural. I'd reccomend Stardust and American Gods. Also, I have a great love of Chris Wooding, Philip Pullman and Christopher Pike(His books can be closer to horror though).
I'd strongly suggest Good Omens by Gaiman and Pratchett
And it may be a series for younger readers but I really enjoyed the Percy Jackson series ^^ (hehehe me and my childish mind :3)
Airborn series by Kenneth Oppel was good too <3
<3 PJO all the waysake-bento wrote:I have a whole stack of library cards because I need a different one for every city in the area. o_o They're all free, though.
I'm particularly fond of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan. It's a modern day spin on Greek mythology that follows the life of a kid who discovers he's a demigod. It's YA fiction, so it does get a little childish at parts, but I really enjoyed it.
I'm also partial to anything by Jim Butcher, most notably the Dresden Files. It's a modern fantasy series about a wizard/private eye for hire in Chicago. Kind of dark, definitely sarcastic, and very amusing.
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the PUN is greater than the WORD
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Also, you should read AnotherHolic, it's a Japanese translation. Very trippy.
Cirque du Freak, Demonata, Hunger Games...
And Clockwork Orange. But that's kind of a difficult book to understand because of the weird slang the creator wrote in.
GET A LIBRARY CARD! I check out like 30 books at a time until I read them all then I go back for more!
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Lol, never thought this topic was still alive. Thanks for the recommendations. Once I bought bokujou monogatari and 3DS I'll change job to bookworm again and do some reading quests xD *my life had turned rpg--ff tactics style.
@silenteve: Apparently, I'm living in Japan so I don't think whatever eng. lit. that would be recommended here would be available at our local library(like how there's few to none at all Japanese books on your local libraries).
I'm stuffing myself with Jap. Lit. lately since it was quite expensive importing stuff. Though the last eng. lit. I've bought was a work from Sophie Kinsella. --I fell in love with her works. ^^;
LAtely, I've been hanged over chic literature---i only I'm reach enough to order stuff at amazon weekly Q_Q
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Well, I was going to suggest the original novel that Battle Royale is based off of, written by Koushun Takami. If you enjoyed Hungry Games it is kind of like the original version of that. I like that it is long and goes into the viewpoint of each student. Unlike in the movie, in the novel you read all about the personal histories and inner thoughts of each student, making the events of the story all the more poignant.OtomeWeekend wrote: @silenteve: Apparently, I'm living in Japan so I don't think whatever eng. lit. that would be recommended here would be available at our local library(like how there's few to none at all Japanese books on your local libraries).
His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman is one of my favorite series of books. It starts in an alternate history or version of our world where people's souls are separate from their bodies, but spans several realities by the end. It is ostensibly YA literature, but it gets very dark and deep. Very much worth reading. Skip the movie.
Any way, those are my two recommendations, and I know ONE of them will be easy for you to find in Japan since it is a bestseller originating there.
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I second The Hunger Games as well - amazing book even though Katniss does annoy me >w<"
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In particular, get The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. It's the novel that brought him international recognition.
William Shakespeare, "Twelfth Night"
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Green Angel by Alice Hoffman. Another short thing, strange and sad.
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