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I just did some more searching on the net and yes The Harsh Cry of the Heron and another book (forgot the name) is the two books I'm talking about. But they are not part of the trilogy though. Go to Lian Hearn's site and check out the news section and you'll see some further details, seems like the book should be out by now, sadly I live in Sweden and will have to wait like a year (lol) for the book.
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Hokkaido Highway Blues - Will Ferguson

A very funny book on one man's hitching experience in Japan. I'd definitely recommend it to anyone with an interest in travel writing, Japan or someone who just wants a laugh.
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The Order Of The Poison Oak - Brent Hartinger


A meaningful book about acceptance and rejection. Also a sequel to The Geography Club book.
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whats the best book (not including manga) you have ever read

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I love books so im always looking for a good read. i want to find a really good books so can you people help me?
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Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy is a great book. i'm still reading it (chapter 22 should anyone care) highly reccomended
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Morrigan's cross by Nora Roberts is what I'm currently reading.....
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Thanx but what are they about?
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About Face... really anything by shakespeare especially the Merchant of Venice and the taming of the Shrew. The adventures of the blue advenger. I know that sounds like a comic but its actally a novel, where a normal kid who changes his name to The Blue Advenger explores Fate V.S Free Will. A pretty good read I must say. I also must recommend the battle royale novel. I don't even have to speak about how awesome it is, its name alone should speak for itself.
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i absolutely love anything by J.D Salinger, especially Zooey and Franny but have read nearly all his works, and love them all. but Spiral is a pretty good book to, by Koji Suzuki
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Thanks for your guys help. i was just really curius as to what to read next so thanks.
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Last Exit to Brooklyn - Hubert Selby Jr
Of Mice and Men - Steinbeck
The Secret Agent - Conrad
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Animal Farm-George Orwell and Frankenstein-Mary Shelly
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Ooh...I love Orwell. Animal Farm is a concise yet powerful novel.

If you like Orwell, be sure to read 1984, his most critically acclaimed book, and rightly so.

I'm currently into psychological/philosophical reading. I'd reccommend Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer. I read it and it was awesome.

I'm currently reading a novel called The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon. Another awesome book, yet I'm not finished with it yet.
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Animal Farm and 1984 are brilliant, but I find it impossible to enjoy 1984 (I've read it three or four times) because it is so bleak and depressing. Reading it is kind of like, "watching a boot stamp on a human face-- for ever"

I had to study The Curious Incident... last year, and to be honest, whilst it is mildly entertaining, it sucks.

I'm currently reading Allende's newest novel: Ines of My Soul.
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The mists of avalon (4 books:
-Mistress of Magic
-The Supreme Queen
-The King Dear
-Prisinor of the tree)-Marion Zimmer Bradley
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The firestarter-Sthepen King
The Innocent Man-John Grisham

All great books.
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