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Reading Time: Sputnik Sweetheart

  Original title:スプートニクの恋人 [Supūtoniku no Koibito] Author: Haruki Murakami Genre: Adult Contemporary Goodreads synopsis Sumire is in love with a woman seventeen years her senior. But whereas Miu is glamorous and successful, Sumire is an aspiring writer who dresses in an oversized second-hand coat and heavy boots like a character in a Kerouac novel. Sumire spends… Continue reading Reading Time: Sputnik Sweetheart

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Reading time: The japanese lover

Original Title: El amante japonés (2015) Author: Isabel Allende Genre: Narrative “Happiness is not exuberant or noisy, like pleasure or joy; it’s silent, tranquil, and gentle; it’s a feeling of satisfaction inside that begins with self-love.” Synopsis In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away… Continue reading Reading time: The japanese lover

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Reading time: Veronika decides to die

Original Title: Veronika Decide Morrer (1998) Author: Paulo Coelho Genre: Contemporary? WARNING: this book contains triggers for suicide , depression, mental illness . Also the book contains some explicit sexual content As the title of the book clearly states this book is about Veronika and her decision to commit suicide, in this somewhat contemporary book Paulo… Continue reading Reading time: Veronika decides to die

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Reading Time:The Bazaar of Bad dreams

Synopsis This book is actually a collection of short stories by Stephen King, not all of them are entirely new(some of them were previously published in magazines or other  collections) but each one of them as a note in the beginning made by the author about how that story became a story. My thoughts on… Continue reading Reading Time:The Bazaar of Bad dreams