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10 Great Science Fiction Novels with Go-Back-To-Bed Depressing Endings

I have always loved this book.

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30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

"Native Son," by Richard Wright Wright's book is literary naturalism at its finest, creating empathy for the impoverished and downtrodden -- an important lesson to learn if you haven't already.

Books Worth Reading / This book started my love for Judy Blume. I gave it to my niece on her 10th or 11th birthday- she graduates from high school this year- and it remains one of her favorites as well.

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21 Amazing Last Lines From Literature That Will Make You Want To Read The Whole Book

“He suddenly recalled from Plato's Symposium: People were hermaphrodites until God split then in two, and now all the halves wander the world over seeking one another. Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”

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12 Banned Books Every Woman Should Read

Every woman should read these controversial books

The Asylum by John Harwood. Confused and disoriented, Georgina Ferrars awakens in a small room in Tregannon House, a remote asylum in England. She has no memory of the past few weeks. The doctor, Maynard Straker, tells her that she admitted herself under the name Lucy Ashton, then suffered a seizure. She insists he has mistaken her for someone else.

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The Book Bucket List of a Twenty-Something

60 books to read in your twenties. (a blog where she posts her favorite quotes from each book as she reads them);

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Essay on The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas - Personal Revenge or Divine Retribution

Such a good book- I remember reading it and being impressed that a story written so long ago could be so full of twists and turns haha... as if that didn't start til soap operas came about

Heaven is for Real - book about a 3-year-old boy who had an amazing near-death-experience, and lived to tell the tale.