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Dewey’s Books Challenge

For a while I have been thinking, that it would have been great IF Dewey’s lovely blog would have NOT gone down. I would have loved to go there and edit my list of books or just hangout on her blog…Most of you know, that I had a old blog that got deleted, as I was going through the old posts on that blog, I found this post in which I have listed some books for Dewey’s challenge. I thought if all of us who have made lists like that,

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini Published in 2007 Paperback, 367 Pages 5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)By J.K. RowlingPublished July 21st, 2007607 Pages4 on 5!! From GoodReads.com, Readers beware. The brilliant, breathtaking conclusion to J.K. Rowling’s spellbinding series is not for the faint of heart–such revelations, battles, and betrayals await in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the end unscathed. Luckily, Rowling has prepped loyal readers for the end of her series by doling out increasingly dark and dangerous tales of magic and mystery, shot through with lessons about honor and

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

Just ListenBy Sarah Dessen Paperback, 400 pagePublished on July 5th 2007 Amazon.com Book Description, Last year, Annabel was “the girl who has everything”—at least that’s the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf ’s Department Store.This year, she’s the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped her, no peace at home since her older sister became anorexic, and no one to sit with at lunch. Until she meets Owen Armstrong. Tall, dark, and music-obsessed, Owen is a reformed bad boy with a commitment to

Dewey’s Books!

In Dewey’s honor, everyone is doing this challenge. Of course I am going mad, so I thought Why NOT! At least I will have recommendations this time, from a genuinly awesome blogger 🙂So, here we go! Click here for the main page.Rules: There are two ways to join this challenge: 1. Pick one book from each of the 6 years that Dewey has archives of. You can access her archives by clicking on the archive link in the sidebar of her website. It’s a dropdown menu. For instance, you would

The Little Prince by Antonie de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince is my first graphic novel, which I picked up because I found a free eBook. I have read a graphic short story and loved it, and so I thought I would love this too.As it started off, I thought it was for kids, but then it being in the 1001 list of books, kept me moving forward[ mind you, i am talking about the first page here 😀 ]. I was pleasantly surprised when I read this sentence, I drew the inside of the boaconstrictor, so that

Matrimony by Joshua Henkin

I won [YAY!] a SIGNED copy of Matrimony by Joshua Henkin at Alea‘s Pop Culture Junkie. Joshua Henkin sent it to me with a message on it. And I was VERY EXCITED that I got my FIRST prize! Everyone has written so many reviews about this book, and I am sure MY review won’t count much 🙂 But — You can’t stop me from writing one can you!? An excerpt from the description – It is 1987, and Julian Wainwright, aspiring writer and Waspy son of New York City old

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