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What is the best book you've ever read?

I just was wondering what to read, so i started this thread. What is the best book you've ever read? Why? (plus give a little description if you don't mind, so i can decide whether or not i want to read it )

I haevn't really read any novels, and since it's the summer I decided i'm going to start. I'm about 1/4 of the way through The Da Vinci Code, and so far it's easily the best Anyone else read this?

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well,to kill a mockingbird is really good if you haven't read it.basicly just about these 2 kids growing up in the south and the things they go through,it's really good.all but my life is also good if you like books about the holocaust.it's kinda like anne frank except i find this more sad.it's not a diary though it's a book and it's by gerda weissman.
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lol i also loved the harry potter books!!i'm guesssing you know what those are so i won't give a description
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well,to kill a mockingbird is really good if you haven't read it.basicly just about these 2 kids growing up in the south and the things they go through,it's really good.all but my life is also good if you like books about the holocaust.it's kinda like anne frank except i find this more sad.it's not a diary though it's a book and it's by gerda weissman.
I'm going to read To Kill a Mockingbird next year during school, so i've tried not to read it. I've checked it out several times and it's been very tempting, but I hate reading books more than once, lol...

Our english teacher this year was a holocaust buff, and she has told us several books from WWII, but I just don't find things like that interesting eough to read ( that may sound bad, but IMO: you've read one, you've read 'em all... sorry if this offends anyeone )

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lol i also loved the harry potter books!!i'm guesssing you know what those are so i won't give a description
I've never read the books, I've found the movies good enough... kind of like Lord of the Rings, lol...

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I'm sorry but I can't take you or this thread seriously after you said that The Da Vinic Code is the best book you've read...i don't mean to be insulting but did you just start reading
lol, yes. Like I said, I don't think I've ever read a novel in my whole life, and this summer started. So, as you can see, The Da Vinci Code wins since it's my first novel ever . Why did you not like it? I've only ever heard good things from it...

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if you're new to novels this is a great starting point. if you've ever felt that you should be more than another brick in the wall, if your passion for something drives you beyond 'normalcy', you'll love this book.

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