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Sat Dec 21, 2013, 11:22 AM

125. I am an eclectic reader, so it's hard to do a "Top Five Overall" list

But here is a list of some of my favorites by genre.

1) Children's Literature: Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild (Runner Up: the Betsy-Tacy books by Maud Hart Lovelace)
2) Modern Fiction: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
3) Sci Fi: Dune by Frank Herbert
4) Fantasy: Song of Ice and Fire series (aka "Game of Thrones") by George R. R. Martin (Runner Up: The Gentleman Bastard series by Scott Lynch)
5) Horror: The Stand by Steven King
6) Classic Fiction: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (Runner Up: the Sherlock Holmes stories/novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
7) Non-fiction: Brightsided by Barbara Ehrenreich
8) Travel Writing: Batfishing in the Rain Forest by Randy Wayne White

I love these threads. They give me good ideas about what to read next!

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