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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte - Book Review

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$9.00
ISBN: 9780307455192
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Published: Vintage - April 7th, 2009

A beautiful and romantic book. Jane is a wonderful character. She is strong and independent, but she is also tender and loving. Like all of us, she is secretly vulnerable. Jane's love for the brute Rochester is both heart-breaking and hopeful at the same time. Bronte's story is an unforgettable and wonderful read. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780385753562
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Published: Yearling - February 10th, 2015

Ophelia discovers a boy in a locked room of a museum and offers to help him escape. However, he needs her help not only to escape, but also to stop the Snow Queen from destroying the world. A fantastically fun adventure with a brave, intelligent heroine. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Animals That Make Me Say

These books are packed with informative, full-color photos and interesting facts. Young animal lovers, new readers and even parents will discover something new in these pages. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


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ISBN: 9781623540418
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 14th, 2014

Kurt Vonnegut

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ISBN: 9780385343763
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - January 14th, 2014

Vonnegut's letters are just as cutting and hilariously cynical as his books, if not more so, because they are so honest. The reader gets a glimpse at the struggles he endured on the way to becoming the amazing writer we all know him to be. His life was full of false starts and so many, many rejection letters. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Siddhartha

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By Hermann Hesse, Hilda Rosner (Translator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780811200684
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - January 17th, 1957

This book will change the way you think about life, religion, and intellect. Siddhartha is the son of a rich and holy man, but he gives up his life of privilege to seek out enlightenment. In order to reach his peak however, he must first sink as low as possible. His only means of finding enlightenment lie in his three talents. "I can think. I can wait. I can fast." ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Zeitoun

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ISBN: 9780307387943
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Published: Vintage - June 15th, 2010

An emotional and amazing true story of Zeitoun, a man who stays in New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina, first to protect his home, then to help others. One day he disappears and his family, safe from harm, is left wondering what happened. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


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