Friday, July 13, 2007

The Best Of... Books (And Other Smarty-Pants Things)

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The Best Of Books

d Other Smarty-Pants Things)

The Bes
t Book:

The Return of The King

The Best Book I Think of When I Think of The Words "The Best Book."
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell


The Best Book That Never Existed
The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy.

The Stand

The Best Book To Read If You Were A Kid Who Pretended To Be A Superhero
Soon I Will Be Invincible

The Best Book To Read In One Sitting:

A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby

The Best Books Written By Felons (Guest

The Five Best Books Schools Should Have Kids Read And The Five Crummy, So-Called Classics They Should Replace.)

The Best Comic Strip That's So Lame It's Cool:


The Best Fantasy Series Featuring Talking Animals:

The Spellsinger Series.

The Best Fantasy Trilogy:

His Dark Materials

The Best Fantasy World To Live In

The Best Gimmick/Symbol In A Book:

The names in Someone Comes To Town, Someone Leaves Town.

The Best Jobs For Men To Have In Romance Novels (List!)
(Guest Post)

The Best Narnia Book

The Best Next Best Selling Book.
(Mine, and yours, too!)

The Best Nonfiction Book About A Topic So Lame It's Cool:


The Best Painting

The Best Poem:

The Best Fictional Detective:

The Best One-Panel Comic

Toothpaste for Dinner
Toothpaste For Dinner

The Best Robot In Literature:

Marvin The Paranoid Android

The Best Sad Part In A Book:

Billy Pilgrim in the cave.

The Best Science Fiction Writer:

Robert Heinlein:

The Best Secondary Character In A Book:

Duncan Idaho.

The Best Triumph (?) Over The Devil... In Books.

A Good And Happy Child

The Best Web Comic:

Girl Genius

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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