East of Eden: John Steinbeck. Steinbeck at his all time greatest. Love this novel.

East of Eden: John Steinbeck. Steinbeck at his all time greatest. Love this novel.

read it last year. incredible. it's got to be on your bucket list.

read it last year. incredible. it's got to be on your bucket list.

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. A thousand times better than the movie., it's a page turner

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. A thousand times better than the movie., it's a page turner

"To think, all those years I lay in that chicken house, and I did not know any pleasure. But now, oh, now I am very happy."

"To think, all those years I lay in that chicken house, and I did not know any pleasure. But now, oh, now I am very happy."

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - One of the most moving books I've read. Profound on many levels, and just beautiful prose. I'll be thinking about this one for a very long time.

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle - One of the most moving books I've read. Profound on many levels, and just beautiful prose. I'll be thinking about this one for a very long time.

I am lucky to live fairly close to the Bronte Parsonage and Haworth Moors. This is a special book for me because, along with the romance there is great darkness.   This really touched me.

I am lucky to live fairly close to the Bronte Parsonage and Haworth Moors. This is a special book for me because, along with the romance there is great darkness. This really touched me.

john irving cider house rules - “It´s natural to want someone you love to do what you want, or what you think would be good for them, but you have to let everything happen to them. You can't interfere with people you love any more than you're supposed to interfere with people you don't even know. And that's hard, ..., because you often feel like interfering -you want to be the one who makes the plans.” ― John Irving, The Cider House Rules

john irving cider house rules - “It´s natural to want someone you love to do what you want, or what you think would be good for them, but you have to let everything happen to them. You can't interfere with people you love any more than you're supposed to interfere with people you don't even know. And that's hard, ..., because you often feel like interfering -you want to be the one who makes the plans.” ― John Irving, The Cider House Rules

'Memoirs of a Geisha' by Arthur Golden: The "memoirs" of one of Japan's most celebrated geishas describes how, as a little girl in 1929, she is sold into slavery; her efforts to learn the arts of the geisha; the impact of World War II; and her struggle to reinvent herself to win the man she loves.

'Memoirs of a Geisha' by Arthur Golden: The "memoirs" of one of Japan's most celebrated geishas describes how, as a little girl in 1929, she is sold into slavery; her efforts to learn the arts of the geisha; the impact of World War II; and her struggle to reinvent herself to win the man she loves.

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