Book Recommendations

Talk about anything under the sun or stars - but keep it civil. This is where we really get to know each other. Everyone is welcome, and invited!
User avatar
Posts: 3068
Joined: Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:31 pm
Title: Fides quaerens intellectum
First Joined: 24 Nov 2003
Location: Between the lines

Book Recommendations

Postby Rei » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:05 pm

Here's where you can post suggestions for what you'd like to see us read for the book club. The rules for this area are that you give the title, author, and tell us why we, the mods, should pick your book for this club.
Le coeur a ses raisons que la raison ne connait point.
~Blaise Pascal



User avatar
Posts: 44
Joined: Sat Jun 21, 2008 4:36 pm

Postby surditate_vero » Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:17 pm

The Enchantress of Florence, by Salman Rushdie

Think Arabian Nights meets Machiavelli's The Prince.

A storyteller appears at a Muslim court in the East and begins to tell a story, a story that draws us back to Florence under the Medici family (15th, 16th centuries) and involves Machiavelli. There's a mystery as to whom the storyteller is and what the storyteller's purpose is, and what exactly the link between East and West is in the story.
What evil is there in deafness, truly?

User avatar
Posts: 164
Joined: Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:42 pm

Postby Haven » Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:26 pm

The Name Of The Wind By Patrick Rothfuss

It is one of the most amazing books ive ever read and the next one is my most anticipated book... of all time. its still not out yet... but im hearing good things lol but i really really want to discuss and speculate with you lot on this book.

I'll put up what its about in a bit but im gonna be late for work
Find out who you are... And do it on purpose.

User avatar
Toon Leader
Toon Leader
Posts: 1213
Joined: Fri Feb 05, 2010 6:56 pm
Title: Carrot hamburgler
Location: Salem, New York

Postby Graff^ » Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:17 am

Since this is the most closely related thread I could find.

I just preordered Mockingjay off Amazon for $13 shipping and everything. Can't wait!!
Where does friendship end and love begin?

Posts: 120
Joined: Sat Sep 04, 2010 5:40 pm

Postby zeldagirl1234 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:04 pm

it's a series, the bartimaeus trilogy, but the first book is Amulet of Samarkand.

about a boy who... well, just read it.
When in need, you must be the savior to your kind. When not, you must conquer and take charge.

Return to “Milagre Town Square”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 13 guests