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    I'm a male DebkoX's Avatar
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    Default Books that changed YOU!

    We all know books have big effects on life, for me, Rick Riordans mythology books.
    Damn, He got me obsessed with myths and I love it, Brilliant writer!
    “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.”

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    Hyperion - Dan Simmons. I mostly only read fantasy books until this book opened up my world to sci fi.

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    When in grade school I was introduced to The Hobbit, The Hound of the Baskervilles, and 1984.These three books fueled my love for reading.I enjoy almost all genres of books but I will always love Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Crime/Noir Fiction and History.

    My daughter is six years old and I keep telling her that the world of books await her in the future.

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    The Dog Who Wouldn't Be by Farley Mowat made me appreciate not just reading, but the everyday details of life.
    Slaughterhouse Five by the master Vonnegut really solidified it.
    Beyond a wholesome discipline, be gentle with yourself.

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    The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell completely shattered everything I thought I knew about religion, mythology and story as a whole. My outlook on life would be very different today if it wasn't for this book.

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    Fahrenheit 451, Animal Farm and Behold the Man absolutely shaped my worldview and my philosophy.

    To Kill a Mockingbird is largely responsible for my line of work.

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    Zen and the Art of Mortorcycle Maintenance, Animal Farm, The Crystal Skull, Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy, several comic books...

    Quote Originally Posted by Slam_Bradley View Post
    To Kill a Mockingbird is largely responsible for my line of work.
    Ah, you're a mockingbird poacher, eh?
    Pull List; seems to be too long to fit in my sig...

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    Odyssey from River Bend played a large role in making me the fan of science and knowledge I am today.
    Also, it helped solidify my love of reading.

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