Tag Archives: young adult fiction

The Alchemist Book Review

Although it was first published in 1988 and has become one of the best-selling novels of all time, I only recently learned of The Alchemist, written by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho. This 174-page allegorical story of an Andalusian shepherd, who … Continue reading

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Reading Jack London

There are a handful of books on my 100 books challenge┬áthat I read in my youth. I felt that, by re-reading them through the eyes of my adulthood, I might view them in a different light. One of these books … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week

Avid reader that I am, until recently I was unaware that the last week of September each year is Banned Books Week. According to Wikipedia, this annual campaign in the United States “stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of … Continue reading

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