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Goodreads 2017 choice awards to my TBR

Goodreads recently announced the winners of the goodreads choice awards 2017 so I decided to take a look at the winner and chose books for my TBR. I rarely read books at the time they come out because it is really difficult for me to find them where I live. With so many books I… Continue reading Goodreads 2017 choice awards to my TBR

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Reading Time: The giver

Original Title: The giver Author:Lois Lowry Genre: Young adult dystopian This book is part of a quadrology called the giver quartet.The other books being Gathering Blue , Messenger  and Son Goodreads synopsis Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind… Continue reading Reading Time: The giver

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Reading time: The man who loved dogs

It's been ages since I posted a book review,  I literally spent all the month of september reading this book. I have quite a lot to say about it but first basic facts: Original title:El hombre que amaba a los perros Author: Leonardo Padura Genre: Historical fiction Goodreads synopsis The story revolves around Iván Cárdenas Maturell, who… Continue reading Reading time: The man who loved dogs

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Is it good to be obliged to read in school?

Last month in my language class(equivalent to an English class I think?)  the teacher announced us that we were going to read a book (a historical novel) for class and the general response was a sad: Nooooooo.... :(. It amazed me a bit because we are college students, by this point I thought they already… Continue reading Is it good to be obliged to read in school?