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What book made you want to share it with everyone you know?

Post by anwidmer » 26 Jun 2018, 18:42

We all have that book. That one that changed us in some way. Rather big or small it resonated with you on such a level you want others to experiance that also.

For me it was "The Knowing by Sarah Elmore

She gave me back my love for reading with an amazingly written and well edited book. It was full of every genre from romance to paranormal. Ive since been sharing it with everyone i know who will possibly read it! Lol and reading everything i can get my hands on again after 2 years no books!

Whats yours?

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Post by Jnlacy1102 » 26 Jun 2018, 19:15

I read My Sister's Keeper in high school. I cried my eyes out the whole way through the book. I related because I have two younger sisters and I would do anything for either of them. The movie does not do the book justice!

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Post by RabidFox » 26 Jun 2018, 19:17

For me, it's the Action Bible. Now everyone knows about the bible, but this is a lot different than a normal bible. The Action Bible is a fully illustrated comic book and breaks down scripture into short stories about the history of the world. Without the Action Bible, I would never know how to visualize ancient times. And that was a big wall between me and the written bible. I could not imagine anything that was being described in the book's text. There was simply too much mystery in the way that people lived back then, and without an education in divinity, I could never tackle the huge task of trying to imagine it on my own. So I found the Action Bible, and everything was essentially spelled out for me. After completing it, I finally got to move onto reading the written bible. It was very exciting for me to just jump in and be able to picture everything based on what I had learned from the Action Bible.

I also want to recommend A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Now this is a very pleasant and engaging story about an old man who is struggling to live on his own. He's grumpy, doesn't really like people, and is stalked by a cat that he can't stand. After new neighbours move in on his street, Ove is suddenly thrown into a new world where people don't want to leave him alone. It's a really good book, and it's very funny.

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Post by pricklypurple » 27 Jun 2018, 08:02

A recent book that made me want to tell everyone about it was The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Just such a sweet story.

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Post by anwidmer » 27 Jun 2018, 09:16

pricklypurple wrote:
27 Jun 2018, 08:02
A recent book that made me want to tell everyone about it was The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Just such a sweet story.
Is it a romance? If not what genre?

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Post by ccranston » 27 Jun 2018, 12:26

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell was bone-chilling! After I finished reading it, I really had no idea how to feel and I just had to talk about it with anyone and everyone. The ending is bittersweet, but the story itself is just so twisted.

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Post by kjs237 » 27 Jun 2018, 12:29

I was in a reading slump a while back and a friend gave me a well worn copy of One Hundred Years of Solitude. It's an amazing book, beautifully written. I wish I knew enough spanish to read it in its original language. In any case, it's usually one of the first books I recommend anytime I'm asked for recommendations.

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Post by anwidmer » 27 Jun 2018, 13:48

kjs237 wrote:
27 Jun 2018, 12:29
I was in a reading slump a while back and a friend gave me a well worn copy of One Hundred Years of Solitude. It's an amazing book, beautifully written. I wish I knew enough spanish to read it in its original language. In any case, it's usually one of the first books I recommend anytime I'm asked for recommendations.
Isnt that amazing that it just takes the right book to pull you back in. Ive read 10 books since my reading slump ended less then a month ago lol i just cant stop!

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Post by Asisha Joseph » 16 Sep 2018, 09:45

The Bible for sure.

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Post by Harley-Panda » 23 Sep 2018, 09:53

I remember reading 'Looking For Alaska by John Green when I was about 17 and telling everyone to read it.
Also, I've told a few people to read 'The Peks of Being a Wallflower' by Stephen Chbosky as I loved it so much.
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Post by Neeraj Jasrotia » 23 Sep 2018, 10:02

Books are the great source of knowledge and to give exposure to new ideas, thoughts and creativity. I want to share some books name here on this platform are;
1. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.
2. The Awakening Wisdom Of Life.
3. Rich Dad Poor Dad.
I hope you guys will like these books.

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Post by Juliar252 » 24 Sep 2018, 18:50

Between the World and Me, it just increased my awareness on the prevalence of racial issues and how deeply engrained racial discrimination is in our social and political systems.

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Post by churchmouse70 » 24 Sep 2018, 21:22

What would you do if the power suddenly went out and all the cars stopped working? If you were basically thrown back into the days before all modern conveniences, how would you survive? Terri Blackstock’s Restoration Series is a set of life changing books about a southern family who learns to cope in a new world where nothing works anymore; TV, radio, video games, refrigerators, ovens, etc...I always recommend these books.

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