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The story of a society where everything is run by the "Big Brother". It's scary, when the state gets that much power over individuals... but probably ...more
Dec 20, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices
Usually I don't read non-fiction or short story books. However, this book is both and I just loved it! It was hard stopping to read more and more, eve ...more
Feb 26, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
The Eight (The Eight #1)
I was completed addicted to this book for a few days, even if it reminded be a bit of "The Flanders Panel". However, in the end I was wondering how ma ...more
Jun 2007
May 07, 2010
The Magus
I was very disappointed with this book as it didn't manage to catch my attention or interest :S The countless twists of the story make it very hard to ...more
Feb 17, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
The Thief Lord
Two brothers, whose mother recently passed away, flee to Venice, trying to escape from their aunt who wishes to separate them. In Venice they get toge ...more
Nov 04, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
The Piano Tuner
The story of a piano tuner that went to Burma on an assignment to tune the piano of a doctor working for the British army. I expected much of this boo ...more
Oct 30, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
About a Boy
I took this book to my vacations in Munich & Austria.

In my humble opinion, this is by far Nick Hornby's best book. The characters are really uniq
Aug 30, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
This is definitely a classic, somehow made me remind of "The Wuthering Heights" but I was expecting a different story. And I wonder about the name of ...more
Oct 05, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
The Half Brother
A very interesting book about two half brothers from a not so conventional Norwegian family (I think...). It being quite long alowed me to have Barnum ...more
Apr 25, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
Short Stories
The stories are rather short and light, so I could read it in just a few days, while travelling on holidays :)
Definitely, a book for teens.
Aug 28, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
Just Friends
I was passed this book by an Austrian frien who is moving.
It was an easy and quick read. I'll now make sure it'll travel again!
Sep 12, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
La biblia de barro
Unrusting my Spanish skills... In search of a bible that was written upon Abraham's command on clay's pieces.
May 23, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
A book that was advised to me by several people and it was completely up to my expectations!! I loved it and cried with it!

Oskar's father died in the
Mar 10, 2007
Jun 14, 2008
A Prayer for Owen Meany
Irving is definitely my kind of writer. His stories are full of little details that make the story unique and so believable!
This one is about two fri
Jul 16, 2007
May 16, 2008
The Virgin Suicides
Such a gloomy book. I haven't watched the movie yet, but I already knew the basics of this story. Yet, I was a bit impressed by the reactions (or lack ...more
May 2007
May 15, 2008
O Codex 632 (Tomás Noronha #1)
A fiction book, written by a famous Portuguese journalist, where the thesis that Colón was Portuguese is presented!
Not the best piece of literature th
Apr 15, 2007
Aug 15, 2010
Saving Fish from Drowning
Not the usual mother/daughter kind of Amy Tan's books, but still an entertaining read about a group of friends who decides to spend Xmas holidays in B ...more
Nov 25, 2007
Jun 14, 2008
The Calcutta Chromosome: A Novel of Fevers, Delirium & Discovery
I've also enjoyed the premises of the story, but then I didn't reach its purpose. Anyway, Amitav Ghosh is still one of my fave writers. Too bad he has ...more
Apr 20, 2007
Aug 01, 2008
A Wild Sheep Chase (The Rat, #3)
In search of a sheep that shows up in dreams... an unusual story, but still with Murakami's touch. And then, when are Murakami's stories usual or ordi ...more
Jun 12, 2007
Aug 04, 2008
The Coffin Dancer (Lincoln Rhyme, #2)
Another great book by Jeffery Deaver. I was expecting a twist in the plot as I thought it was becoming too obvious... but still I was very surprised!!
Aug 06, 2007
May 11, 2008
This book tells the story of an American teacher that goes to China to teach English. It was an easy read and not as deep as I'd hope it to be.
Jul 2007
May 17, 2008
Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood, #4)
It was great to be for a summer again in the company of the Travelling Pants Sisterhood. Could this have been their last summer together? :(
Jul 19, 2007
Apr 15, 2010
A Agência N.º1 de Mulheres Detectives (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #1)
This is about a Detective Agency run by a woman in Botswana.
An interesting book, but not as good as my expectations.
Dec 31, 2007
Jun 14, 2008
The Abortionist's Daughter
A light mystery book. Even me, who hardly read any mystery novel could guess who the murderer was! :)
Mar 17, 2007
May 15, 2008
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
This was the last adventure of Harry Potter and what else can I say? :)
Jan 25, 2013
Aug 15, 2010
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