Five Favorite Authors

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    Can you narrow it down to five? Or do you have trouble coming up with five.

    Who are your favorite authors, and what genre do they write.
     
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    Current and popular fictions favs:

    Vince Flynn
    Lee Child
    Michael Connelly
    Patricia Cornwell
    Sara Paretsky
    (tons more, but those are off the top of my head)


    Beach reading season has started, too!
     
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    George Martin - Fantasy
    A Scott Berg - Biographies
    Stephen King - Horror, fantasy
    Michael Shaara - historical
    David Wingrove - science fiction
     
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    For fantasy, I can read Frank Herbert's Dune series over and over again.

    Or, is that sci fi?

    :dunno:

    Damn, those were great reads.......
     
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    Love the first three Dune books...I'd call 'em Sci Fi

    Also really good is the Foundation series by Asimov..well thought out and great ending..
     
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    carlo d'este
    robert heinlein
    john steinbeck
    james lee burke
    john d. macdonald
     
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    Never read. How big of a series is it?
     
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    Near impossible task here but a good question non the less.

    I can do top five current "fun" authors to read. (in no particular order)

    - Jim Butcher

    - Tom Robbins

    - Terry Pratchett

    - Jasper Fforde

    - Neil Gaiman
     
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    Yes, I liked those very much.

    And, I'm not too big into fantasy, but have you ever read Mary Stewart's books about Merlin?

    Good stuff.
     
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    George R.R. Martin
    Jodi Picoult
    Anne Bishop <--- dark fantasy, great fun
    Terry Pratchett
    Janet Evanovich
     

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