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The Alchemist
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
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Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King
“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.”
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The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris
“I wonder if children don't begin to reject both poetry and religion for similar reasons, because the way both are taught takes the life out of them.”
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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist
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I Loved That About Her by C.R. Everett
I Loved That About Her
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I Loved That About Her is a view from the other side the marriage in C.R. Everett’s first book, Love, Carry my Bags. Glen Conroy is a deeply flawed protagonist, which makes it a fascinating read. He lives for excitement (like partying and fast motorc ...more
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
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