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Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
Juliet, Naked
by Nick Hornby
read in December, 2011
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Miss Timmins' School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy
Miss Timmins' School for Girls
by Nayana Currimbhoy (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2011
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In 1974 young Charulata Apte is coming to Miss Timmins' to teach English. She is a shy and innocent girl with a birthmark, she calls her 'blot'. One could see it as an indicator of her emotional state, because when Charu is in emotional turmoil it tu...more
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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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Ergebenst, Euer Schurik Roman by Ljudmila E Ulickaja
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Why I read this book: Some time ago arte a German-French tv-channel had a show named reading horizons (or Lesehorizonte in German). There famous and upcoming authors of different European capitals or countries all over the world were introduced. For...more
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A children's story is a children's story is a children's story. This classic by Frances Hodgson Burnett tells the story of Mary Lennox who comes to live with her uncle at Misselthwaite Manor after her parents died of Cholera. She is a queer and sour...more
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My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
My Sister's Keeper
by Jodi Picoult (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2009
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My Sister's Keeper by Jodie Picoult

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It's a sad but beautiful story about a thirteen year old girl (Anna) who refuses to donate her leukemia ill sister (Kate) the kidney she so desperately needs. You get to know all the different people living i...more
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
Bel Canto
by Ann Patchett
read in January, 2009
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The story of an opera singer, who delights the days and nights of people who are terrorists and others who are held hostage in a big surrealistic house. It's a story full of love to each other and to music, which in my eyes is one of the reasons for...more
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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
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Luo and our unnamed protagonist are sent to a withdrawn mountain in China for re-education. They belong to the middle class which is to drive out of them so they could become obedient and simple people under their leader Mao Tsetung. Luo falls in lov...more
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  Smith
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
by Betty Smith
read in March, 2010
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This book is about young Francie who was born and raised in Brooklyn in the early 20th century. Her family is rather poor but they try to get along as best as they can. Francie is an outcast, she has no friends and her passion is reading out on the f...more
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Reading is sexy! This group is for fans of literature and the Gilmore Girls. Join us for some witty banter, numerous pop culture references, and enlig...more

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