My favorite is: (for starters)
Bobbie Ann Mason
Joyce Carol Oates
Scratch that last post. My new fav is STEPHENIE MEYER!
Robert B. Parker
Sorry, can't name just one.
Que me amat, amet et canem meum
(Who loves me will love my dog also)
Mitch Albom & Nicholas Sparks.
Remember that you only live once, and if you do it just right, once is just enough.
BE the change you wish to see in the world. - M. Gandhi
[favorite classic: Austen, Dickens, Bronte sisters, and Henry James
Favorite contemp.: John Irving, Larry McMurtry, Pat Conroy
[Favorite Mind Candy: Jackie Collins
would rather eat nails than read?: James Patterson.....it's like reading something a 14 year old would write. Sorry patterson fans, just my opinion.
John Irving - love this guy's stuff!
"I'll meet you at the place near the thing that we went to that time." - Albert Brooks to Holly Hunter in Broadcast News
One of my newest fave authors: Christopher Moore. The guy is completely irreverent, sarcastic, and absolutely hilarious! I've read his L.A.M.B and am reading his newest, A Dirty Job and I think I'm in love. I'll definitely have to catch up on the in-between books.
Never let the things you want make you forget about the things you have.
"There's more to life than books, you know, but not much more" (Morrissey)