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Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World was a mind whirlwind read — in a good way! Murakami doesn’t cease to amaze me in his creativity and considering this was his first novel, published in… 95 more words

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August 2014 Read: Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

Wow!

This book is terrifyingly real. Cahalan does a great job in bringing the reader into her world of the unknown, making us confused, anxious and asking a million questions. 96 more words

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The Giver by Lois Lowry

I was 10 years old when I first read The Giver. During that time, it became my favorite story and I read it over and over again because I was simply fascinated. 1,438 more words

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A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Set on a plantation in the 1940′s, A Lesson Before Dying is a remarkably touching story that highlights the lack of justice during that time (even though the justice system today has a long way to go). 83 more words

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Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

“When I’m with you, I could drink water and be full.”

I immediately fell for Kimberly, the heroine of this story, who finds herself in Brooklyn from Hong Kong with her mother in a roach infested apartment that has no windows or heat. 

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