Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Heidi by Johanna Spyri Published in 1880 Hardcover, 288 pages 5 on 5! From GoodReads.com, What happens when a little orphan girl is forced to live with her cold and frightening grandfather? The heartwarming answer has engaged children for more […]

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The Piligrims by Mark Shelley

The Pilgrims By Mark Shelley Published August 13th 2008 by Hesperus Press Ltd Paperback, 112 pages 4 on 5! From GoodReads.com,  In the title story, a knight living alone in his isolated mountain fortress shows hospitality toward two pilgrims who […]

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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apartby Chinua AchebeFirst published in 1958Paperback, 224 Pages Lliterary awards Margaret Wong Memorial Prize From GoodReads.com, THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in […]

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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 […]

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Challenge Update Post – Orbis Terrarum -09

I am from ~~and welcome to ~~I had participated in this challenge hosted by the lovely Bethany! And I completed the challenge .. yoohoo~ So this year for OT -09, my progress so far ~~ Mosaic by Soheir Khashoggi – […]

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Nefertiti by Michelle Moran

NefertitiBy Michelle MoranPublished 2007420 Pages5 on 5 Nefertiti is one of the world’s great legendary beauties. Seen through her sister’s eyes, she is vividly brought to life in this heartbreaking story of celebrity, ambition, love and loss.At the tender age […]

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The Girl Who Played With Fire (Millenium, #2) by Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Played With Fire (Millenium, #2) by Stieg LarssonPublished on January 8th 2009569 Pages5 on 5!! From GoodReads.com ~ The electrifying follow-up to the phenomenal best seller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (“An intelligent, ingeniously plotted, utterly […]

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Mosaic by Soheir Khashoggi

MosaicBy Soheir KhashoggiOctober 1st 2004 (first published 2003) by Forge Books320 pages4 on 5! From GoodReads.com, Set against the bustling backdrop of New York City and the exotic splendor of Jordan, Mosaic is a story of love and betrayal, of […]

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a GeishaBy Arthur GoldenNovember 22nd 2005 (first published 1997) by Vintage512 Pages5 on 5! From GoodReads.com According to Arthur Golden’s absorbing first novel, the word “geisha” does not mean “prostitute,” as Westerners ignorantly assume–it means “artisan” or “artist.” […]

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When I was a Soldier by Valeri Zennati

When I was a SoldierBy Valerie Zenatti235 PagesPublished in 2005 When I was a Soldier is the story of a teenage girl named Valerie who has this perfect life of a teenager with 2 best friends whom she hangs out […]

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