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Books that will blow your boots off

L. N. Harvey "cowmanfred"
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
"The flagship of this little collection, my life in Westeros is far more interesting, if way more dangerous."
A Wizard of Earthsea (Puffin Books)
A Wizard of Earthsea (Puffin Books)
"The other ones go downhill after this, but this is a childhood fav. A master of the genre though, Ursula that is."
Where The Wild Things Are
Where The Wild Things Are
"This boggles my brain as it did 20 years ago. Boggles."
The Little Prince
The Little Prince
"See above. So many questions."
The Lies of Locke Lamora
The Lies of Locke Lamora
"My mouth was open the whole time I read this. Pure adventure, and the next one has pirates in it- Cashback."
The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
"Quite sentimental but hard-hitting nonetheless! One of the best endings ever too"
Sword In The Storm: (The Rigante Book 1)
Sword In The Storm: (The Rigante Book 1)
"Conn, one of the best characters, any realm, anywhere. i.e. he'd smash jack bauer's face off, easily."
Legend
Legend
"Same with Druss. lots of bloody heads rolling. beautiful."
Siddhartha
Siddhartha
"Read by quite mountain stream, hand on chin for full effect.  Top 3."
Running With The Demon: The Word and the Void Series: Book One
Running With The Demon: The Word and the Void Series: Book One
"Pure imagery. You can actually see what's goin on, super original too."
Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth)
Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth)
"If a Game of Thrones is the Godfather, than this is Miama Vice. I didn't make it much further in the saga but this was good with some popcorn."
Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
"Makes you want to jump off a bridge full of despair, i.e. quite emotive."
The Highest Tide
The Highest Tide
"Read it in an afternoon when feeling a little bummed out."
Into the Wild
Into the Wild
"If your a fan of the wilderness, this is a must, like a bow or water bottle. You'll feel the trees in a small park calling you."
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet
Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet
"If only this were science fiction..."
The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
"One of the cleverest, most sublte creations i've ever read. blow you boots off indeed. Like the movie, but times it by 55 million"
Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
"Believe the hype, basically. You go girl."
Naked Pueblo
Naked Pueblo
"Dreary, pedestrian and incredibly intricate."
The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Familiar with the absurd? you will be. Beware, this book may lead to loss of friends and laughing."
The King of Elfland's Daughter (Del Rey Impact)
The King of Elfland's Daughter (Del Rey Impact)
"Weird. Told like a dream, crazy detail in some spots, then glides over 2 years. The 200 odd pages tell like at least a 30 year saga. Spread it out."