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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Someone Who's Been There
Cheryl Strayed
It is always a treat to read some words of wisdom from Cheryl Strayed. Every time I pick up one of her books (like her precious „Brave Enough“) or listen to her or read an interview or read something on social media she just gets me thinking.
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City of Girls
Elizabeth Gilbert
Elizabeth Gilbert knows about love and friendship and women and she celebrates her joy about all of them in this great book.
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The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
What are you willing to do for love?
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Little Women
Louisa May Alcott
It might look dusty and dated but it has everything in it you would search in a how to be a better person guide.
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The House of the Spirits
Isabel Allende
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Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
The best introduction to Austen’s work is surely the second of the six novels she wrote before her death at only forty-one, Pride and Prejudice, in which she introduces us to Elizabeth Bennet, the wittiest and most vivacious of five sisters on the hunt—if their mother has her way, at least—for husba...show more
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The Uncommon Reader
Alan Bennett
This book was a suggestion from a fellow Book Club reader and is a great complement to The Library Book, the love letter to books and reading. I truly enjoyed it. It is a great read and shows a deep love for books and for the people who love them. The subtle humor is so very current and on point. My...show more
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Out of Africa
Karen Blixen
It took me to a new world
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The Mezzanine
Nicholson Baker
The plot of Nicholson Baker’s debut novel is simple: A man, returning to his office building from a lunch hour that included milk, a cookie, a small errand, and a stroll, goes up an escalator. That’s it. Only 135 pages long, and graced with numerous lengthy and absorbingly digressive footnotes, this...show more
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The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
As story and as media phenomenon, Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games is at the top of the pile of wildly popular dystopian teen fiction that has dominated twenty-first-century bestseller lists (in no small part by appealing to readers well beyond their teen years). In the nation of Panem, power and ...show more
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The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown
Some books become popular phenomena of such extraordinary dimensions that it becomes impossible not to pick them up; usually this is because something about them makes them impossible to put down, no matter how hard we try. The Da Vinci Code, which dominated the bestseller list between 2003 and 2006...show more
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