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Into thin air

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It’s the true story of an excursion on the mount Everest, but there aren’t expert and trained alpinists, instead there are rich people who want to reach the top. Their enexperience cause many deaths.

Year of Release: 1999

Author(s): Jon Krakauer

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A Monster Calls

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Conor, a thirteen-year-old boy, lives with his mother who just got diagnosed with cancer. His mother disease scares Conor, who starts having nightmares and a visit from a monster, seven minutes after midnight.
The first time he comes, he propose to Conor a deal: he will tell him three stories, after which Conor will have to tell him one of his own.

Year of Release: 2011

Author(s): Patrick Ness

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ISBN: 9780763655594

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00D460VJ2/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651489989&sr=8-1

Audiobook URL: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005OZ4Y6M/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651490182&sr=8-1

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this book written by patrick ness but the original idea was by Siobhan Dowd, who couldn’t write it because she died prematurely.
there is also a film

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Atomic Habits

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Atomic habits is a book about self-improvement which teaches how small improvements in our daily habits can lead to great personal changes. I recommend this book because it includes real-life examples and templates for reader use.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): James Clear

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ISBN: 9780735211308

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07D23CFGR/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651562337&sr=8-1

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Murder on the Orient Express

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The detective Hercule Poirot is traveling on the famous Orient Express train until he finds out about a murder that took place during one night so he begins to investigate to find the culprit.

Year of Release: 2000

Author(s): Agatha Christie

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL471576W/Murder_on_the_Orient_Express

ISBN: 0425173755

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An engaging plot that makes you want to get to the end of the book to find the culprit



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Diary of Anne Frank

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This book is a diary written by Anne Frank, a Jewish girl born in Germany. During the Nazi regime her family is forced to hide in a secret room in a non-Jewish friend’s house. In this book she writes about what she thinks during this hard time.

Year of Release: 1947

Author(s): Anne Frank

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL2948954W/The_diary_of_a_young_girl

ISBN: 0582417767

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/gp/aw/d/B08563TC6T/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1651493664&sr=8-1

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I have chosen this book because it talks about a really important topic that must be part of everyone knowledge.

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The Hate U Give

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Starr is a black girl that lives in a very poor neighbourhood. She sees her friend Khalil being shot and killed by the police. Despite the difficulties, she decides to testify to do justice.

Year of Release: 2017

Author(s): Angie Thomas

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32075671

Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/books/OL26246256M/The_Hate_U_Give

ISBN: 9780062498533

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/Hate-U-Give-English-ebook/dp/B01M0614T9

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It deals with important themes, like racism.
This story is also told in the 2018 movie “The Hate U Give”

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Milk and honey

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“Milk and honey” is a collection of poetry about abuse, family, love, power and womanhood. This book is divided into four chapters: hurting, loving, breaking and healing.

Year of Release: 2014

Author(s): Rupi Kaur

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ISBN: 1449483135

ebook URL: https://www.amazon.it/Milk-Honey-English-Rupi-Kaur-ebook/dp/B015X5KBJG

Audiobook URL: https://www.audible.it/pd/Milk-and-honey-Audiolibri/8893817721?source_code=AITtm13104142101GL&ipRedirectOverride=true&gclid=CjwKCAjwgr6TBhAGEiwA3aVuIWjMVl4o2h6tIpxsIx_lFNsstQaPmA6-XbzMIC-V3mgiQB24el4TgRoCprQQAvD_BwE

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As a student I reccomend this book because it deals with important topics that are not addressed very often.
Also, it could help make you feel understood and less lonely as a person, even if you can’t relate to all the themes that are present in the book.

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The Old Man and the Sea

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The Old Man and the Sea is the story of an old fisherman trying to catch the biggest fish of his life after a lot of days without catching anything.
This book is a classic and teaches to never give up in front of the difficulties in life.

Year of Release: 1952

Author(s): Ernest Hemingway

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL25643322W/Old_Man_and_the_Sea

ISBN: 9780743237307

ebook URL: https://www.lafeltrinelli.it/old-man-sea-ebook-inglese-ernest-hemingway/e/9780743237307?gclid_CjwKCAjwgr6TBhAGEiwA3aVuIeVOlj9cPOZaCsJF24lsUi3Tb96vQVmrGmwoGzTfAV-coLn5eWKo4xoCvNgQAvD_BwE&awaid=9507&gclid=CjwKCAjwgr6TBhAGEiwA3aVuIeVOlj9cPOZaCsJF24lsUi3Tb96vQVmrGmwoGzTfAV-coLn5eWKo4xoCvNgQAvD_BwE

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Online text: https://gutenberg.ca/ebooks/hemingwaye-oldmanandthesea/hemingwaye-oldmanandthesea-00-h.html

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Fahrenheit 451

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In a distopic society where firemans burn books to prevent popular revolutions, a fireman starts asking what the sense of his job is and he has to question his certainties.

Year of Release: 1967

Author(s): Ray Bradbury

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Further information (link): https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fahrenheit_451

ISBN: 9783060311354

ebook URL: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.ccsoh.us/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx%3Fmoduleinstanceid%3D16792%26dataid%3D23409%26FileName%3DFahrenheit%2520451.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwiUh5yp28D3AhXWSfEDHY8XAr8QFnoECBEQAQ&usg=AOvVaw0syNo8BLaNRuPCR9Ghu12V

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I think this is a very engaging story that, in addition to entertain the reader, gives some food for thought about modern society.

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Unpregnant

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The story of two girls’ road trip. Everything begins because a teenager called Veronica, who discovers that she’s pregnant and decides to get an abortion. However it’s forbidden in Missouri without parental consent. So she asks Bailey to drive her to the clinic in Albuquerque. During the trip they will face a lot of adventures.

Year of Release: 2019

Author(s): Jenni Hendricks, Ted Caplan

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ISBN: 9780062876249

ebook URL: https://www.kobo.com/it/it/ebook/unpregnant-3

Audiobook URL: https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/unpregnant/374182?refId=41566&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2fvP69rA9wIVhuh3Ch30yA7EEAAYAiAAEgLRhPD_BwE

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