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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. A beautiful, soulful book deserving of reads and rereads. Click through for full review. Via Diamonds in the Library.
Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) by Kristin Cashore. A lovely YA fantasy novel with a strong, sword-wielding heroine. Creative and enjoyable. Fun characters, a unique and interesting world, and an engaging plot. ♥ YA fantasy. Click through for full review.
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).