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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Book Review

It's a terrible thing when a person dies, whatever the circumstances. A hole opens up in the world, and we need to pay the proper respects. If we don't, the hole will never be filled in again.”Excerpt from: Haruki Murakami1Q84 Synopsis from Goodreads: A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver’s enigmatic suggestion and… Continue reading 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami Book Review

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Book Review

"“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”Excerpt from: Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist Synopsis from Goodreads Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and… Continue reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Book Review

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By The River Piedra I Sat Down And Wept by Paulo Coelho Book Review

"Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering."Excerpt from: Paulo CoelhoBy the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept Synopsis from Goodreads Rarely does adolescent love reach its full potential, but what happens when two young lovers reunite after eleven years? Time has transformed Pilar… Continue reading By The River Piedra I Sat Down And Wept by Paulo Coelho Book Review

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Veronika Decides To Die by Paulo Coelho Book Review

"You have two choices, to control your mind or to let your mind control you."Excerpt from: Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die Summary from Goodreads Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything she could wish for: youth and beauty, plenty of attractive boyfriends, a fulfilling job, and a loving family. Yet something is lacking in her… Continue reading Veronika Decides To Die by Paulo Coelho Book Review

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Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks Book Review

Dreams are always crushing when they don't come true. But it's the simple dreams that are often the most painful because they seem so personal, so reasonable, so attainable. You're always close enough to touch, but never quite close enough to hold and it's enough to break your heart."Excerpt from: Three Weeks With My Brother… Continue reading Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks Book Review