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Book List: The Witch's Daughter by Paula Brackston. Part historical romance, part modern fantasy, The Witch’s Daughter is a new take on the magical, dangerous world of witches.

Eugenie Grandet - Honore de Balzac

Eugenie Grandet - Honore de Balzac

This is still my #1 Favorite.  Wish I could find another book this good.  The Book Thief comes close.

The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver. "The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in (Harper Perennial)

The Color Purple- The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a Southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years.

Booktopia has The Color Purple, 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction by Alice Walker. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Color Purple online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini Finished 9/21/16 - beautifully written, but so depressing

A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns: Khaled Hosseini - Probably the best book I've read in a decade. I couldn't do The Kite Runner. I knew what it was about and just couldn't read it. This book was amazing.

You can lose yourself in a good book.. but you can find yourself in one too! —Buddhist Boot Camp, written with the intention to hug you from within.

I LOVE this ad for Australia Post, entitled Hug. "If you really want to touch someone, send them a letter." Why have we all stopped writing letters? I keep hearing people say how much they like getting a handwritten letter.