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Posted: 08 August 2007 at 3:48pm | IP Logged
Name: The Namesake
Genre: coming of age
Story Outline: about the ganguli family who move to the US after living the typical bengali life...
Why do you recommend it: it very heartfelt and well written , it is the winner of the pulitzer prize
Other comment: amazing , a must read!
Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 5

ppanache IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 12 August 2007 at 7:12pm | IP Logged
Great topic! Here is one book i recommend

Name: Who moved my Cheese? by Stephen Johnson

Genre: Management/Leadership/Motivation..etc..etc..

Story Outline: The story is about 2 mice - sniff and snuff and two little people Hew and Haw. You need to read the book to understand the philosophy behind it. Smile

Why do you recommend it: Because it motivates you and makes you remember what is required to accomplish and embrace change..

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 5

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cool_pooja IF-Sizzlerz

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Posted: 13 August 2007 at 6:13am | IP Logged
Name: Kiss and Tell - Love Stories - By Keiran Scott

Genre: Love Stories

Story Outline: Its about how these two main characters are best friends, and when they see each other with someone else, they are dieing in jeolousy! LOL   

Why do you recommend it: The way its written, you can not keep it down.. Its by far my favourite novel ever and trust me i have read many! LOL I love the way the story unfolds and everything! Embarrassed

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 5

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yourmom Senior Member

Joined: 17 July 2006
Posts: 523

Posted: 17 August 2007 at 10:07pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by xMarauderx

Name: Lord of the Rings

Genre: Fantasy/action/adventure/mystery

Story Outline: The Lord of the Rings is set in the fictional realm of Middle-earth. The complex story concerns humanoid peoples known as Hobbits, Elves, Men, Dwarves, Wizards, and Orcs. It centres on the Ring of Power made by the Dark Lord Sauron. Starting from quiet beginnings in the Shire, the story ranges across Middle-earth and follows the courses of the War of the Ring. The main story is followed by six appendices that provide a wealth of historical and linguistic background material,[4] as well as an index of characters, place names, and terms of note.

Why do you recommend it: The Lord of the Rings is an epic and is considered as a literary masterpiece...JRR Tolkien has not only created a whole new amazing world but also has backed it up with maps of Middle Earth, songs, riddles, cultural backgrounds and one of the best: languages. He has used beautiful descriptions, ornate plots and side plots...and so much more!

Rating: definitely 5!

i agree 100% this is the best book to read. its amazing. its truly a book you'll remember forever.

Edited by yourmom - 17 August 2007 at 10:22pm
yourmom Senior Member

Joined: 17 July 2006
Posts: 523

Posted: 17 August 2007 at 10:19pm | IP Logged
Name: Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury

Genre:Dystopian novel

Story Outline:Guy Montag is a fireman his job is a fireman who burns books. its about how there is no communication in society (since everyone usually watches   their walls[tv] and how the government is taking over the freedom that people have

Why do you recommend it:its so realistic even though Ray Bradbury wrote it many many years before

Other comment:just read it because it will truly change your outlook on technology and actually READING books. its amazingly written...even though its scary that everything written in this book is becoming true

Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best):5!!
SantiMD Newbie

Joined: 21 August 2007
Posts: 1

Posted: 21 August 2007 at 5:51am | IP Logged
This is nice, "Trading up "by Candace Bushnnell. A book about how a supermodel survive her life in the upper class life in NYC

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Posted: 26 August 2007 at 5:22pm | IP Logged
Name: Nobody's Perfect
Author: Marlee Matlin
Genre: Non Fiction
Story Outline: This story is about a deaf girl named Megan. Megan knows sign language and she knows how to read people's lips. Megan's favorite color is purple. Megan was planning a sleepover birthday party and she called it "Megan's Positively Purple Party". Megan invited all eleven girls in her class including her best friend Cindy. A new girl comes to Megan's class and her name is Alexis. Megan wanted to invite Alexis to her sleepover birthday party because she didn't want Alexis to feel left out. Megan invited Alexis to her party but Alexis said that she can't come. Megan had a feeling that Alexis was avoiding her because Megan is deaf. Whenever Megan tried talking to Alexis she would just avoid her. For some reason Alexis was avoiding Megan but it was not because Megan is deaf. If you want to find out why Alexis is avoiding Megan then read the book and find out why.

Recommendation: I recommended this book because it is such a great story on friendship. It teaches valuable lessons on friendship and humanity.

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Posted: 13 October 2007 at 9:57am | IP Logged

Name: Prizes by erich segal
Story Outline:
This book is about the lives of three different people and their professional and personal ambitions.

Adam is a doctor who stumbles across a cure for liver cancer. His first wife is a cold woman, but he finds love again with Anya, one of his patients at his fertility clinic.

Isabella is a child prodigy. Her father pushes her to excel and she graduates from high school when she is 13. She graduates from college at 16, majoring in physics. But her life is all about study, so her social skills are lacking when she meets up with charismatic Jerry, son of her college advisor.

Sandy is also a brilliant doctor who goes into the field of gerontology. He starts studying aging when he realizes his beloved father is getting older. Though he once had a loving wife, he still can't get over the woman that he once loved in school, even though she would never even give him the time of day
Why do you recommend it: It will make you laugh and sad, tell you how it feels being just to intelligent
Rating(scale of 1-5, 5 being the best): 4

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