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Who is your favorite author?

Or what is your favorite book?


Asked by momof3inTN at 10:46 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Entertainment

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Answers (17)
  • I can't just pick ONE author!

    I have loved everything by:
    Juliet Marillier
    Jack London
    Kate Elliot
    James Herriot
    Colleen McCullough

    Not otherwise a huge fan of Ken Follett, but did love his "Pillars of the Earth" and "World Without End" books.

    Answer by Mousuke at 3:13 AM on Jun. 26, 2010

  • I have never read a James Patterson book and been disappointed, so if I can only pick one it would be him. 


    Answer by BandME at 11:08 PM on Jun. 25, 2010


    I have a suggestion... My MIL is the author of a book series called "Genreflecting". It is basically a book about books. You look in her book for your favorite author and it will give you a list of other authors that are similar. Every library has a copy of her books.

    Here is a link to her website...

    She has been a librarian for over 30 years and has read tens of thousands of books. Generally at least 7-10 books a week, every week. So she knows books!


    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 11:18 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Cathy Lamb

    Answer by chocolatluver at 10:48 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Gosh... there are so many, I don't think I can choose.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 10:48 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Edgar Allen Poe... I have a small Poe obsession in fact. Besides owning everything he ever wrote (at least 3 copies) I have his action figure, a number of biographies, movies and documentaries based on his life... I have even been to his childhood home and grave, as well as those of his mother, wife and aunt...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:49 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • I enjoy Alice Hoffman and Jodi Pilcout a lot but have finished all of their books. I am into Anita Shreve right now and love her works!

    Answer by jamesonjustines at 10:49 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • Robert Frost and my favorite book is 'Cattail Moon'

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 10:50 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • For leisure reading, Charlaine Harris. I have read all 30+ or her books and they are all good.

    Answer by JackalsWife at 10:51 PM on Jun. 25, 2010

  • SleepingBeautee - I have the same problem! LOL I like so many authors. But I've finished most of the series books I read so I'm looking for a new author for my next trip to the library.

    Comment by momof3inTN (original poster) at 10:55 PM on Jun. 25, 2010