Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Ten day challenge. Post 7. Four books

This is day 7 of the ten day challenge I started here.

Post 7 is Four Books.

It's really hard to choose just four. I love books anddevour them. But if you were to ask me to pick my absolute four favourites from all the books I have read so far (apart from of course '34 bubblegums and cadies' and 'Life is what you make it', I'd pick the following:

1. Time traveller's wife--Audrey Niffeneger





2. The complete collected stories of Roald Dahl. (His Adult fiction). Incidentally my children have read ALL the books he wrote for kids, and I have read ALL the work he wrote for adults.
He is one of my all time favourite authors. I worship his writing skills!

3. Tuesdays with Morrie--Mitch Albom

A truly BRILLIANT book..One of my all time favourites.It was  my dad who had introduced me to this book and he loved it too. I have since then, made all my closest friends read it.



 4.Mistress by Anita Nair OR River God by Wilbur Smith OR Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

I could not choose just one of the above.Actually there are so many many books coming to my mind, but the tag asks to limit to four. (which I already exceeded to 6)

Have any of you read any of the above mentioned books? If so did you like them as much as I did?
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ps: Tomo--Three films! (I love movies and watch  a lot--mostly English). I think there is a lot in life you can learn from movies.



15 comments:

  1. Have not read any. but surely pick them up this time

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  2. Tuesdays with Morrie is my absolute favorite - I just recently watched the movie again. Time Traveler's wife is really fascinating as well - I am talking about the movie as I have not read the book yet.

    I was soooooooo looking forward to today's post from you...and as usual, your post did not disappoint me.

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  3. Have watched the trailer of the movie Time Traveller's Wife but not read the book yet. Already searching my local library to get this and the other books.Will read and let you know.

    I know it would have been difficult for you to choose only 4 though you squeezed in 2 more :)

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  4. Time traveller's wife and Lovely bones have been on my to read list for long. Have to get hold of them soon...

    Haven't read the others also :)

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  5. Tuesdays with Morrie!

    Read Roald Dahl as a kid, not the adult stories. HAVE to read the Time traveller's wife.

    I'm knee deep in non-fiction since the past 4-5 years. There's never enough time for all the books one wants to read. Sigh.

    True, good movies really do teach a lot. Looking forward to tomorrow's post. narrowing down to 3 choices will be tough!

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  6. Added to my reading list :)

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  7. Dear Preeti,

    Good post. I am so inspired by you that i started my own blog and bought both your books yesterday!

    As for reading, too many books, too little time..Very difficult to select favourite books, songs or movies..!

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  8. Have you read "5 People You meet in heaven" by Mitch Albom???? I personally found it better than Tuesdays ...

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  9. Hey preeti...love your 10 day challenge. I have taken up the challenge at : http://newpossibilitiesandbeginnings.blogspot.com/2011/06/10-day-you-challenge-post-1-ten-secrets.html

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  10. will try to grab some of them... nice list

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  11. I was kind of sad seeing u have updated this post. That is coz i wanted to guess your 3 movies before you post...
    ( well this was my list for you
    1.Shawshank Redemption.
    2.Life is beautiful.
    3.Good will hunting.
    4.10 items or something.
    5.October sky.
    6.Schindler's List.
    )
    I am movie freak, love to watch a movies a lot and njoy it. A hi-fi as I too could rank Shawshank Redemption as my best too. and yes if u have not seen any in the above will recommend you to see it.

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  12. I absolutely loved Tuesdays with Morrie. I've read it so many times and each time I discover something new in it.
    I read Lovely Bones and watched the movie too. But was disappointed with the movie :(

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  13. I have seen the movie "The Time Traveller's wife". Brilliant movie. Now added to to-read list. :)

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  14. I'm surprised that you haven't mentioned The Kiterunner or A Thousand Splendid Suns

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  15. I haven't read any of these books. I read ur blog regularly from the moment I started reading "Life is beautiful". When I saw the ten day challenge, I started visiting your blog very often to know all your likes. Infact, I was waiting for your post on the books. I admire your style and quality of writing. So any suggestion from you is worth trying. So ordered these books from Flipkart.

    Thank you so much Preeti. Stay Blessed!

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