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Has anyone read any of these book series?

Mortal Instruments
- 4 (12.9%)
Chemical Garden
- 0 (0%)
Bloodlines
- 1 (3.2%)
Vampire Academy
- 2 (6.5%)
Uglies
- 7 (22.6%)
Hunger games
- 8 (25.8%)
Delirium
- 1 (3.2%)
Matched
- 3 (9.7%)
Maximum ride
- 5 (16.1%)

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Great Books!
« on: December 09, 2012, 07:05:30 AM »

Oh and if anyone knows any more series that you liked please comment so I can read them :)
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2012, 09:36:52 AM »

PFFF...good books, and you put Hunger Games, Mortal Instruments and Max Ride up there. You, sir, have not yet read TRUE good books.

Cleanse your mind and devower the following;

The Hungry City Chronicles by Phillip Reeve (AKA The Mortal Engines Quartet in their original British)
The Clockwork Century by Cherie Preist (first book is entitled Boneshaker)
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
The Halo tie in novels
The Charlie Bone series by Jenny Nimmo
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2012, 09:41:25 AM »

HG is ADAQUITE. However Katniss...I dunno. Either she's aboslutly INSANE, or the author couldn't get her characterisation right. And...she REALLY needs to stop thinking EVERYTHING through.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2012, 09:44:57 AM »

Well if we're going by THAT measurement YES, Katniss is FANTASTIC. I was comparing her to Hester Shaw...
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2012, 09:51:47 AM »

Trust me; she's above Katniss in badassery. Kat's life compaired to hers is HEAVEN. I mean, Kat's got a FACE. Hester's missing her left eye, her nose, and most of the center of her face from a sword cut at age 5. Not to mention she has no home, no parents (both killed by the same guy who sliced open her face), no siblings, and no friends. Albiet that's part for the corse in a universe where cities move and eat each other...but still.
Oh, and she crushes a guys head with a typewriter at one point. And is as accurate with a bow as Kat is.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2012, 09:56:03 AM »

She usually wears a shawl or a scarf over it but...yeah. Look up pictures of her on DA.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2012, 10:02:51 AM »

Well yes...that would be my freind Sarah. No scar. That's not the Hester Shaw I'm talking about.

Shaw in Mortal Engines (the book series she's from) is 16 in the first book, 18 in the second, 30-something in the last two.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2012, 10:07:47 AM »

No, the only real-person picture on there is mine, and she's cosplaying as MY Hester Shaw, from Darwin's Fist. Stole the name cause I liked it. Works for a fanfiction.

And she's one half of the protagonists. The narrative jumps around a lot. We hear from Tom, the main character, the most, but we hear from her, and from the vilians, and from random people...
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2012, 10:36:03 AM »

No, I am a man, yes. The girl in the picture is my freind Sarah. That is Darwin's Fist Hester Shaw (MY character). Everything else should be the one from Mortal Engines.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #9 on: December 09, 2012, 11:02:50 AM »

Not really. This sorta things happened before.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2012, 01:13:18 PM »

Wow, someone actually posted Vampire Academy on here.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2012, 01:31:01 PM »

So they did...heard that was a good series.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #12 on: December 09, 2012, 04:52:02 PM »

It is, but I don't think u would like it.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #13 on: December 09, 2012, 04:53:18 PM »

Not really my cup of tea, aye.
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Re: Great Books!
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2012, 04:54:01 PM »

nope, they don't use tanks or nukes or anything like.
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