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Book Review: The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

This is one of my all time favorites! I read it when I was beginning High School. This is a story of self discovery after a young german boy finds himself tangled up in an affair with a much older woman. https://media.giphy.com/media/kPi9z1ShuGfyo/giphy.gif Michael Berg is a fifteen year old boy in West Germany, 1958. On… Continue reading Book Review: The Reader – Bernhard Schlink

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Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

This book was actually given to me years ago by one of my mom's friends! I remember loving it so much, I feel it totally deserves a review. https://media.giphy.com/media/l7M5KmKVpi4eI/giphy.gif This is the story of Jacob Jankowski, a vet student at Cornell that finds out at the beginning of the book that his parents died violently… Continue reading Book Review: Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

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Book Review: Un Jardin en Badalpur – Kenizé Mourad

Si han leído mis otros posts, se darán cuenta que uno de mis libros favoritos en todo el universo es De Parte de la Princesa Muerta de Kenizé Mourad. Este es una biografía informal de la vida de su madre, la princesa Selma que pertenecía a la familia Otomana de Turquía. Por otro lado, Un… Continue reading Book Review: Un Jardin en Badalpur – Kenizé Mourad

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Book Review: The House at Tynford – Natasha Solomons

For all those Kate Morton fans out there! You'll definitely love this book. It really follows Morton's writing style. Solomons bases this novel in an English manor in 1938. Our heroine, Elise Landau, is an Austrian Jew that flees her country, when her community is threaten. Elise belongs to a rich family that served as… Continue reading Book Review: The House at Tynford – Natasha Solomons

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Book Review: La Isla bajo el Mar – Isabel Allende

Hoy vamos a hablar sobre La Isla bajo el Mar de la aclamada autora Isabel Allende. https://media.giphy.com/media/2wXWHUvAo1zYiufH3e/giphy.gif La azarosa historia de una esclava en el Santo Domingo del siglo XVIII que logrará librarse de los estigmas que la sociedad le ha impuesto para conseguir la libertad. Para ser una esclava en el Saint-Domingue de finales… Continue reading Book Review: La Isla bajo el Mar – Isabel Allende

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Book Review: La Casa de Riverton – Kate Morton

¡He sido fan de Kate Morton desde que estaba en el colegio! Recuerdo una vez que mi padre y yo fuimos al supermercado. Yo decidí esperarlo en el carro, y como he dicho anteriormente mis padres han sido mi mayor apoyo en cuanto a literatura se refiere. Por eso no me sorprendió verlo caminando hacia… Continue reading Book Review: La Casa de Riverton – Kate Morton

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Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

I guess I'm stuck on my law aspiration days! Here I give you a review on one other personal favorite: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. https://media.giphy.com/media/2zijfrCJSPzOM/giphy.gif I actually read this as an assignment in my English class in High School. The other day I was organizing my book shelf and there it was,… Continue reading Book Review: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee