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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

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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

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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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Circe

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The book is about the story of the enchantress and sorceress Circe. It talks about her childhood with her strict parents, her decision to leave home and how she became so famous.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Madeline Miller

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I chose this book because it’s the story of this great woman who is able to find her place in the world against the other gods. She becomes an important sorceress only with her strength and I admire this.

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The hound of the Baskervilles

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It’s a detective book. The greatest detective Sherlock Holmes has to discover how Charles Baskerville died, in a small countryside. I chose this book because I really love Doyle’s books.

Year of Release: 1902

Author(s): Arthur Conan Doyle

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL262454W/The_Hound_of_the_Baskervilles

ISBN: 014043786X

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Insurgent

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As war erupts in the dystopian society that surrounds her, 16-year-old Divergent Tris Prior must continue to try to save those she loves and her.
That’s the second book of the Divergent trilogy

Year of Release: 1 may 2012

Author(s): Veronica Roth

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ISBN: 9780062388483

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Coming up for air

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George Bowling tries to escape from his normal routine and he starts a journey to return to his childhood house.
During the trip he tells about his life and his life experiences.

Year of Release: 1939

Author(s): George Orwell

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Further information (link): https://openlibrary.org/works/OL1168021W/Coming_Up_for_Air

ISBN: 9780156196253

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I think this book has a good start and is written in a clear and entertaining way.

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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)

A dystopian tale following two contestants in a battle for survival overshadowed by their corrupted societal system.

Year of Release: 2008

Author(s): Suzanne Collins

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Every Time a Rainbow Dies

Ever since Thulani’s mother passed away, he has been reserved and quiet. Thulani spends most of his time on the roof of their house where he takes care of his doves. While of the roof one day, he sees a young woman being assaulted in the alley next to their house. Thulani rescues her and takes her home. The girl explains that she doesn’t need him anymore, but Thulani can’t stop thinking about her.

Year of Release: 2002

Author(s): Rita Williams-Garcia

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/452238.Every_Time_a_Rainbow_Dies

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Driving by Starlight

Leena and Mishie, sixteen-year-old best friends, get excitement in their small rebellions against the Saudi cultural police by wearing forbidden clothing, flirting, and listening to prohibited music. Leena wants to go to university and experience being independent, she wants a different life.

Year of Release: 2018

Author(s): Anat Deracine

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The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

Two high school students, Sasha and Richard, take the same bus everyday. Even though they take the same bus, they live in different worlds. Sasha grew up in a middle-class white family and attended a private school. Richard, a black teenager, went to a public school and lived in a dangerous area. One day, a fire occurred on the bus which left Sasha badly burned while Richard was accused of hate crimes and is now facing a life sentence.

Year of Release: 2017

Author(s): Dashka Slater

Preview: https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/33155325-the-57-bus

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ebook URL: https://www.amazon.com/57-Bus-Story-Teenagers-Changed/dp/0374303231

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