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Re: Who was the first author you had to read "everything" by?

Post by June0617 » 25 Mar 2019, 02:46

It's mind-blowing the number of authors both known and soon-to-be discovered out there. I would really love to read all of their works but alas, too many books too little time. I can still remember reading the very first book I've ever read. My maternal grandmother sent it to me from the US of A and I remembered being very thrilled because I've always loved reading. It was Midnight Rose by Patricia Hagan. It was absolutely one of the best I've read. It was historical romance and I believed what led me to pursue reading that particular genre and I didn't regret a thing.

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Post by IamShing » 25 Mar 2019, 12:29

I had to share my appreciation to Robert Ludlum it was my first thorough nonstop reading.and i love it
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Post by IamShing » 25 Mar 2019, 22:49

When I read Robert Ludlum's The apocalyose watch that gave me the hint of reading a good stuff.
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Post by Davemkhosi » 26 Mar 2019, 05:19

For me, It was Wilbur Smith.

I started with The River God and I knew from then on that I had to read absolutely everything he wrote.

I must confess I am 2 books shy of completing my reading list of all his books. :techie-studyingbrown:

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Post by mmm17 » 27 Mar 2019, 08:11

I had read almost "everything" written by Jane Austen by age 18.

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Post by lisalynn » 14 Apr 2019, 12:41

Anne McCaffrey. The Dragonriders of Pern hooked me. I read everything else she'd written. Each and every book was wonderful!

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Post by CinWin » 15 Apr 2019, 14:39

I didn't have a favorite author when I was a kid. I just wanted to read everything, by anybody! When I grew up, it was Stephen King - and it still is!
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Post by Dremak1 » 15 Apr 2019, 16:14

When I first started reading as a preteen the Flowers in the Attic books had just started coming out so I had to read everything by V C Andrews. After that, I was not really dedicated to any specific author, I was just hooked on reading until I read my first Anne Rice book. I ravenously devoured everything that she wrote and still do. Her words just flow off the page and create such incredible images in my head. I have never just read one author though, I read almost anything by anyone.

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Post by Nisha Ward » 15 Apr 2019, 18:53

It's kind of cliched but I used to want to read everything by J.K. Rowling. Nowadays, it's my goal to read everything I can get by Terry Pratchett and Marie Brennan.
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Post by cadelfavreau » 15 Apr 2019, 21:08

Like a lot of kids, I probably had a need to read anything R.L. Stine. sure that might be a little embarassing, but i was reading while my friends were playing nintendo!

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Post by Dragonsend » 15 Apr 2019, 21:25

Aasop or Grimm's fairy tales:D
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Post by noojokeitsstevie » 16 Apr 2019, 10:44

I had read the whole Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling by age 7

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Post by Christenjoy101 » 20 Apr 2019, 22:57

When "To All the Boys I Loved Before" by Jenny Han was published, I knew I had to read it. After I finished the first book in a single day, I read the next two books. This series was incredible and one of my favorites to read. I love teen romance novels and just the sweet nature of Peter Kavinsky swept me off my feet.

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Post by flaming_quills » 21 Apr 2019, 05:39

J.K. Rowling. I read every single one of her books followed closely by Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes which I burnt through in the span of a week. However, the first author whose books I found myself really wanting to buy were Melissa Marr's. The Wicked Lovely series has been a favourite since I was 15.

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Post by Julie Petitbon » Yesterday, 22:35

I loved the Sweet Valley High series when I was younger. I can remember going to the library and being so disappointed when the next in the series was checked out.

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