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    A-Z Challenge (Book-Great Expectations)

    Have you read this book? I loved it so much, it’s truly a masterpiece. The book starts by telling the story of a young boy, named Pip, who lives with his sister and her husband. Pip’s Uncle Pumblechook arranges for Pip to go to the house of a wealthy reclusive woman, Miss Havisham, to play with her adopted daughter, Estella. Miss Havisham’s house is very strange for Pip. She was engaged years ago and loved her fiancée very much but he wanted to marry her only for her money. On the wedding day, he left her and she could not get over that tragic day. Great Expectations, on Bookdepository She still…

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    A-Z Challenge (Book-Dear John)

    The story is about a romantic couple who fall in love over one summer. They are separated during the man’s military service. (Wikipedia) This book was written by Nicholas Sparks and it was published in 2006. He wrote many other romance books, that are gorgeous and easy to read. I’ve read 10 books from him, but I have a friend who loves Nicholas Sparks very much, she reads every book she can find by him.  The main characters of the story are John and Savannah. (An interesting fact about Nicholas Sparks, that you, maybe didn’t know, is that some of the main characters of his books are named after his…

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    A-Z Challenge (Book-The Count of Monte Cristo)

    Today I will talk about one of my favorite books. I can’t even start to tell you how much I loved this book and the lessons from it. Like many other books, I read this in college, when I spent my time reading books from the local library and buying books. I would stay in bed and read and read, and the night would come and I would still read with a little pen with light that I had. For 5 years I lived in a dorm and it was a pretty good life. I went to college and then, for hours, almost every day, I would read. When I…

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    A-Z Challenge (Author-Ben Carson)

    Today I will talk about an author I like very much. About Ben Carson. I’m sure that you heard about him and the books he wrote. I could write a post about a book I read but I really wanted to talk about him and the books I’ve read. I know he has some other things going on now, but I will strictly write about the books I’ve read by him. Benjamin Solomon “Ben” Carson, Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is a retired American neurosurgeon and politician. Born in Detroit, Michigan, and a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Medical School, Carson has authored numerous books on…