32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

Fishpond Australia, Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro. Buy Books online: Never Let Me Go, ISBN Kazuo Ishiguro

The Alchemist

The Alchemist => One of my favorite quotes from this book: "When you really want something, the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it." The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


The Memory Keeper's Daughter / Kim Edwards. Can't say I enjoyed it - but, I couldn't put it down either.

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle

I couldn't put this book down. Jeannette Walls is an awesome writer and keeps you engrossed in this book! Her next book "Half Broke Horses" (which precedes this story) is also a great read. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Set in the American South in the year of the Civil Rights Act and intensifying racial unrest, Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees is a powerful.

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The Light Between Oceans: A Novel: M. Stedman: After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock

What a great book!

The Red Tent - Anita Diamant - I really didn't want to read this one as I'm not much on the biblical premise, but this book about ancient womanhood, focusing on the four wives of Jacob, and daughter Dinah, provides wonderful insight into early history.

The Thirteenth Tale

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. Why does reclusive author Vida Winter choose Margaret Lea to write her memoir and throw wide the door to the past? Recommended by MAR.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

(The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society- Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows) Great historical fiction about the island of Guernsey during WWII. Written completely in letters, which in this case, totally works.