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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
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Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2009
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Laurie Halse Anderson does it again. I am usually not big into historical fiction books but this one had me from the beginning. The plot is so interesting. Anderson weaves in both fiction and fact about the revolutionary war. I really liked reading f ...more
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Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
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It was okay...I really wish it didn't rush so much at the end. But was a cool original idea.
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Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson
Catalyst
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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Not my favorite by Andreson. But still very well written and beautiful characters. Just a strange plot/story line. No real climax.
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Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Wintergirls
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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Haunting...so haunting... Kind of graphic at some parts but gives a honest perspective on anorexia. I especially enjoyed how real the main character was. She wanted to eat, but she didn't, I was surprised to remember how many books i've read where th ...more
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
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Hate. Boring. Unoriginal. Vampires? Seriously?
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Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
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Classic. What more could I say?
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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist
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Creative, spiritual, and insightive. If you need a pick me up book, I would recommend this one.
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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak
by Laurie Halse Anderson (Goodreads Author)
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LOVED! Laurie Halse Anderson is officially one of my favorite authors!
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Godless by Pete Hautman
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This book was hillarious. I loved the elements of religion and the kooky characters. The theme of the book gave me relief to know that I'm not the only one who struggled to keep up to tabs with religion. It was creative and a short read.
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Mother Teresa
“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.”
Mother Teresa

Markus Zusak
“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger

Jane Austen
“I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.”
Jane Austen, Jane Austen's Letters

Mahatma Gandhi
“Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Jane Austen
“A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

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