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Santiago Roncangliolo atrapa al lector en La pena máxima. Destaco: La evolución del protagonista Chacaltana.

Santiago Roncangliolo atrapa al lector en La pena máxima. Destaco: La evolución del protagonista Chacaltana.

Me Talk Pretty One Day is a collection of essays by David Sedaris. I enjoyed reading this book because of the humor Sedaris brought to the stories.  I enjoyed every essay.  His light hearted yet sometimes blunt writing made me never want to put the book down.

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris - one of the funniest books I have ever read.literally laugh out loud funny! this book started my obsession with all things David Sedaris

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

Penumbra's Bookstore - a very quirky book about a cult bound up with books in an age of kindles (see what I did there? It didn't have a very satisfying end, but it was a good holiday read.

An amazing book - the characters, the narrative, the sense of place.  It's all there.

Book Club For March: 'Cutting For Stone'

Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese - a great sweeping, dramatic novel of Indian brothers growing up in Ethiopia. Loved it!

The Perks of Being a Wallflower : A moving coming of age tale in a series of letters written by the main protagonist Charlie in his freshmen year in high school. It revolves around the people he befriends like Patrick & his teacher Bob along with the girl he likes Sam, his naive older boy crazy sister, the issues of prejudice & homosexuality,drugs & abuse.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower / Stephen Chbosky. One of my all-time favorite books. And soon to be a movie with Emma Watson!

I love reading (and one of my favorite things is quiet family reading time!), but there's somethin...

I love reading (and one of my favorite things is quiet family reading time!), but there's somethin.

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger, 1951. Salinger was notoriously extremely picky about the art that would grace his novels. The only words that were to be allowed were the author’s name and the name of the book — no blurbs, no quotes, no autobiography — and he preferred simple designs, just lines and color (think Franny & Zooey). It seems he liked this one, crazed carousel horse and all, though he notoriously refused to sign a copy for the designer, E. Michael Mitchell.

The 20 Most Iconic Book Covers Ever

The Catcher in the Rye is the ALLTIME Classic teen book. OK, Holden Caulfield is rich and negative. His time in New York is journey into maturity. Read it. Don't shoot anybody with the book in your pocket or I will revoke your library card!

This is one of Amy's favorite books of all time!  Part Cirque-du-Soleil, part mystery, part Tim Burton-like fantasy, this book has magic, romance, and murder, all set in the most amazing black and white circus you've ever wanted to attend!  The book describes itself as:  Waging a fierce competition for which they have trained since childhood, circus magicians Celia and Marco unexpectedly fall in love with each other and share a fantastical romance that manifests in fateful ways.

Great movie news for THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern. Summit Taps 'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter to Adapt 'Night Circus' for Big Screen; Moira Buffini will pen the big-screen adaptation of the Erin Morgenstern novel.

The sequel to Frank McCourt's memoir of his Irish Catholic boyhood, Angela's Ashes, picks up the story in October 1949, upon his arrival in America.

'Tis (Angela's Ashes, book by Frank McCourt - book cover, description, publication history.

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Yes, Please by Amy Poehler

The Best Books Written by Your Celebrity BFFs

Life advice from Amy Poehler: "Nobody looks stupid when they are having fun." I am a Tina Fey girl (but so is Amy Poehler) and this was also a terrific summer read.

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