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BelieveinPink
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Registered: ‎05-26-2009
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Book Suggestions?

Lately everything I read I get half way through and I put it down! Nothing seems to be keeping my attention and Im getting fustrated! Can someone help me? I need a really good book! I'll give a list of some of my favorites and maybe that will help? Has anyone else felt like this before..Im in a book slump...HELP!

 

Top Ten Books:

 

1. Twilight (whole series)

2. Harry Potter ( whole Series)

3. My Sisters Keeper

4. The Pact

5. Lovely Bones

6. The Perks of being a wallflower

7. The Summoning / The Awakening(Darkest Power Series)

8. The Nanny Diaries

9. Dear Diary

10. The Host

" believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that loving is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles." - Audrey Hepburn
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adventureag
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Re: Book Suggestions?

you should read CITY OF BONES..I think you'll like it.

it's a trilogy.

 

Enjoy!!

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Volleyballgirl
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Hey you should definatly try the Gone series by Michael Grant. The second one came out today (may 25) and i am about to go get it! also try The Hunger Games by suzanne collins. it is amazing and when i read it i couldnt put it down!!! the sequal comes out in september! and if u like teen romance check out Christy Miller! Great books! i am in the middle of the last one! hmmmm also try Eragon if u havent read tht already! i luv them! hmm i cant think of anything else right now. i hope i helped! :smileyhappy:
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Silvermist24
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Re: Book Suggestions?

Try the Blue Bloods series by Melissa de la Cruz.
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Yes I'm gonna be a star,
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And Baby I love you,
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michaela27
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You have some good books on your top favorites list. The Pact was great it was really intense. Jodi Picoult has a lot of books, so you should read more of them.  Also The Secret Life of Bees is an amazing book so you should definately read that.
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CHEYtheBOOK_LOVER
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I'm also going to suggest City of Bones.

it's the first book in the Mortal Instrument Series.

It's AMAZING!

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I like making my friends into book nerds.
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Golden_Reader12
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Well it sounds like you enjoy the same books my best friend does, so I would recommend Lurlene Mcdaniel's books. She is my best friend's favorite author. Her books are very sad, I have a hard time reading them, but they are also very beautiful. I also recommend the Gemma Doyle trilogy if you haven't read them yet
"There would be little reason to lie down at night without the possibility of seeing things bigger and more amazing than the average day might bring about. Why pick up a pen or type on a keyboard if there's no imagination or wonder left to behold?"
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Unique33
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Re: Book Suggestions?

You should definitley try

 

Go ask alice

The burn journals

running with scissors

finding alice

love walked in

stardust

Being

Willow

Keeping faith

wicked lovely

just listen

this lullaby

Rx

Tracey Fragments

Fragments

Flower Children

House

Witch Child

Oblivion Road

Impulse

Crank

Mango Shaped space

Confessions of a shopaholic

One Night

Girl Bomb

Exposed

Annies Baby

The curious incident of the dog in the night time

 

 Hope you enjoy

And in that moment, I swear we were infinite- The perks of being a wallflower

 

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KaylaNicole_MusicLover
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You should try The Mediator series by Meg Cabot

or The Morganville Vampires series, which I have only read the first of, but it was really good! 

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Arielle
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Re: Book Suggestions?

The Hunger Games by  Suzanna Collins

 

Right Behind You by Gale Giles

 

Choices by Deborah Lynn Jacobs

 

[books by]  Sarah Dessen 

 

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls by. Laurie Halse Anderson

 

Undone by Brooke Taylor

 

 

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Who controls the present controls the past.
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anngonzalez
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Re: Book Suggestions?

Feed by MT Anderson

Before I Die by Jenny Downham

Story of a Girl by Sarah Zarr

 

and, I'd appreciate it if you considered reading Running for My Life, by Ann Gonzalez. Yes, it's my book, the story of a teenage girl who develops Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after being attacked by her schizophrenic mother. But, really it's a story about friendship and triumphing over horror.

 

I'm a new author, with a new publisher, and am hoping some avid readers will consider titles from WestSide Books. After all, at a times when publishers are shutting down, they're doing everything they can to bring you more books.

 

Thanks for being a reader -- writers are nothing without you.

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alllyyx0
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thirteen reasons why is a EXTREMLEY AMAZINGY AWESOME book. ((:

 

 i <33 you@!#$%

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booklover14
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I LOVE the darkest powers!! I think you would like L.J.Smith's books. I've read her Secret Circle books and they're great!! City of bones is a GREAT book too.
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raggedy11
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Re: Book Suggestions?

In the last couple of years graduating seniors were asked what book read during high school they enjoyed the most.  One of the favorites was "The Wave"  (Can't remember the author) based on a true story of a teacher who was asked how the ordinary German people could be so taken in by Hitler and the atrocities committed in their neighbors.  He did an experiment to demonstate the appeal and sense of belonging.  I had never read it till one of the graduates told me I HAD to read it... and it was wonderful ... inspiring, yet entertaining for young readers

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platinumpink
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Re: Book Suggestions?

Pretty Little Liars series

Blue Bloods series

Gemma Doyle trilogy

All the King's Men

The Jungle (36 chapter uncensored version)

Great Gatsby

Narnia series

Wednesday Wars

Harris and Me

Invisible Man

Cry the Beloved Country

Twitches series

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torusthetiger
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Re: Book Suggestions?

Unique33:

is love walked in a good book b/c my mom baught it for me last christmas but it didn't seem good so i havn't read it yet

"but why's she got to go to the library?" -Harry
"because that's what Hermione does........When in doubt, go to the library." -Ron (chamber of secrets)
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ZoeyRedbird
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Re: Book Suggestions?

House of Night Series Definitly

Wake and Fade By Lisa McMann

The Mediator By Meg Cabot Really Good

Wiked Lovely, Ink Exchange and Fragile Eternity by Mellisa Marr

Darkest Powers Series 

Need-single book but still really good

Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side- Single book still good

 

I have not read these but heard they are good..........

 

Evernight and Stargazer

 

Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss and Blood Promise

 

The Host- Single Book (Heard it was more for adults than Teens)

 

City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass

 

Dead untill Dark and next 6 books(idk what the Series is called)

 

Blue Bloods, Masquarde, and Revelations (My friend read the Blue Bloods and it took her forever to read so idk if it is good or not)

 

The Vampire Diaries(Heard a lot of negative feedback)

 

Deadly Little Secrets-single book

 

Vampire Kisses and next 5 books(idk the name of the series)

 

Undead and Unwed and next 7 books(idk name of series)

 

Secret Circle: Part 1and Secret Circle part 2

 

Night World Series

 

Hope this list keeps you busy for a while

 

 

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random97
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Re: Book Suggestions?

yaa i definetly recommmend the wicked lovely series by melissa marr:

wicked lovely

ink exchange

fragile eternity*new*

i also recommend the inheritance cycle by christopher paolini:

eragon

eldest

brisingr

 

and you might also like

uglies,

pretties

specials

extras by scott westerfeld

 

etc:

 monster by frank peretti

house of night series by kristin cast

 and so many others!

 

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