• A-Z Challenge (Book-Madame Bovary)
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    A-Z Challenge (Book-Madame Bovary)

    Madame Bovary (1856) is the French writer Gustave Flaubert’s debut novel. The story focuses on a doctor’s wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. (Wikipedia) I don’t know why, but in my mind when I think about this book, I compare it to Anna Karenina, maybe because they both had affairs and what it’s stated above “to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life”. Anna did the same thing. Maybe she did not search to have an affair, but if she had that chance, she did it. “Love, she thought, must come suddenly,…

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    A-Z Challenge (Love Comes Softly Series)

    Janette Oke (née Steeves; born February 18, 1935) is a Canadian author and pioneer of inspirational fiction. Her books are often set in a pioneer era and centered on female protagonists. She is a committed Evangelical Christian. (Wikipedia) Love Comes Softly 1-4, on Bookdepository Love Comes Softly 5-8, on Bookdepository Did you hear about this book? If not, I really really recommend you to read it, actually, the whole series, these are some pretty gorgeous books. 🙂 Like many other books I’ve read, these also I’ve read in college. I remember that I would think of these books like they were a piece of cake (literally!), I read them slowly,…

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    A-Z Challenge (Book-Jane Eyre)

    Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name “Currer Bell.” The first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. (Wikipedia) Jane Eyre, on Bookdepository This was such a lovely book to read, a true masterpiece. In college I read a lot, I mean, really A LOT :). I preferred and I still prefer classic books and this book is one of my favorites. I loved this book so much that for my wedding cake, I wanted…

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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…