Fav. Books from some of the ChickAdvisor staff! What are yours?


Cat22
on Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am

In response to World Book Day that was last week, the ChickAdvisor staff have chosen some of their favourite books!

Ali: The Rosie Project (romance novel) & The Bible
Alex: Dante's Divine Comedy (classic literature)
Claire: 1984 (sci-fi) & Pride and Prejudice (satire romance novel)
Ben: The Guns of August (military history)
MJ: The Secret (self-help/spiritual) & The Four Agreements (motivational)
Cat: Water for Elephants (historical fiction) & Flags of Our Fathers (non-fiction war novel)

We hit quite a number of genres!

What do you think of our picks? Have you read any of these? We want to hear about some of your favourite books that continually top your lists!
 


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lovesaraanne
good reads on Apr 27, 2015 @ 10:20 am

I also really enjoyed 1984, I would love to make it through Dante someday!

Some of my favourites are The Hour I First Believed (Wally Lamb), Freaks and Revelations (Davida Wills Hurwin), and Brain on Fire (Susannah Cahalan). Another classic would be Cather in the Rye (JD Salinger).
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jcb75
Books!!! on Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:01 pm

My all time favourite series of books is the "Outlander" series by Diana Gabaldon. (historical fiction/romance) I was THRILLED when it became a TV show.
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bethanito
books on Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:22 pm

I really loved Water for Elephants. I thought it was beautifully written and was a great story. Unfortunately, the movie adaptation did it no justice. I couldn't even finish the movie because I was so disappointed. I've tried to read Pride & Prejudice several times and can never get past the first few chapters. Not an Austen fan.

I do love Little Women, the Harry Potter series, The Great Gatsby, and the Book Thief. Among a million others.
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Griechux
BOOKS on Apr 27, 2015 @ 12:38 pm

I love reading. And its very hard for me to list my favorite or just few books. There are few that definitely are part of my all time favorites:
Jon Krakauer Into the Wild
A.A.Milne Winnie The Pooh
P.Coelho Alchemist and Veronica Decides to Die (I love P.Coelho and his book a lot, I get and find something new everytime i re-read it)
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince (another one that gives me something new everytime I read it)
I really like G.G.Marquez work and I could go on and on :)
#booknerd #booklove :)
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TDipaolo
Austen on Apr 27, 2015 @ 04:25 pm

I love Pride and Prejudice.
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Kylee
Books on Apr 27, 2015 @ 04:51 pm

I love all of Ellen Hopkins books, they are so real and raw. I have pretty much all of them.

Those are some great books, I have not read any of those books but I have seen the movie Water For Elephants and I loved it so I can only imagine how beautifully written the book would be.

I am a very passionate reader and I am always looking for new books to read so thank you for sharing this! :)
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SkyeMaeee
Yes! on Apr 29, 2015 @ 09:32 pm

1984 is excellent!
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