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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

There is more to it then a love story...

Next week, The Hunger Games movie will be released. This movie is based on the first of three young adult novels written by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games, was released in 2008 with the second…

This is a great book that changed my perspective on things.  My favorite quote " there is a way to be good again."  Such a great story!

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini A wonderful book that immerses you in an unfamiliar time and place, what a novel should be.

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I love the Harry Potter books.when I read Harry Potter I feel like im in the book. reading Harry Potter calms me down when im upset or angry.i dont just read the Harry Potter books I live them (:

girl with the dragon tatto

American Readers, Waiting Impatiently For 'The Girl'

Just finished this series: Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played With Fire; The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest)

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Water for Elephants

Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen : A veterinary student runs away to the circus during the depression where he encounters cruelty, friendship, love and a lemonade lovin' elephant.


Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.

Alice I have been

Part love story, part literary mystery, Melanie Benjamin’s spellbinding historical novel leads readers on an unforgettable journey down the rabbit.

There is something quite Zen about this patient story of a man discovering what is truly important.

Helen Simonson’s debut novel Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand is the next best thing to spending a holiday in the English countryside.

The Witness

Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The… read more at Kobo.

Touching the void

Touching the Void (2003)

Touching the Void , starring Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron. The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in

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Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life.

Little Bee

Little Bee - Chris Cleave. This book was hard to read & it took me a long time to finish. But it has stayed with like few books have.

Left To Tell

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust Immaculee Ilibagiza is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. This is her story of how she developed a close, personal relationship with God while hiding in a small bathroom.