Books

My relevant reads…

A Prayer for Owen Meany…by John Irving 5/5                                                                                This book has a unique style of writing, it has an ever so intriguing plot yet funny and very well crafted. I connected to its characters and Owen Meany is unforgettable, so fragile yet strong and resilient. A exquisite read!

A Return to Love…by Marianne Williamson 5/5                                                                           “The way of the miracle-worker is to see human behavior as one of two things: either love or a call for love.”

Angelas’s Ashes…by Frank McCourt 4/5                                                                                             

A sad account of the horrors of poverty and vice set in 1930’s Ireland, Angel’s Ashes is a true story of a tragedy ridden family who endures much suffering through various trials and tribulations.

Beloved…by Toni Morrison 4/5
Set in an American southern plantation during slavery, where a mother does the unimaginable to keep her child from being a slave. Riveting story of motherhood and redemption.

Blanca Olmedo…by Lucila Gamero de Medina 5/5                                                                             

A beautiful love story set in the 1900’s between a governess and a gentleman.

Blink…by Malcolm Gladwell 4/5

Cipotes…by Ramón Amaya Amador 5/5

Christianity Light…by Glen Berteau 4/5

Crónica de una Muerte Anunciada…by Gabriel García Márquez 4/5

East of Eden…by John Steinbeck 5/5

Eat Pray Love…by Elizabeth Gilbert 5/5

El Coronel no tiene quien le Escriba…by Gabriel García Márquez 3/5

Find your Strongest Life…by Marcus Buckingham 3/4

Flowers for Algernon…by Daniel Keyes 5/5 

How Strong Women Pray…by Bonnie St.John 4/5

I Know this Much is True…by Wally Lamb 5/5

I Know why the Caged Bird Sings…by Maya Angelou 4/5

I´m Ok, you´re Ok…by Thomas A. Harris 4/5

In Defense of Food…by Michael Pollan 4/5

Inside Out…by Larry Crabb 7/5 ★★★

Long Walk to Freedom: Nelson Mandela´s Autobiography Vol. 1 & 2 5/5

Joni: An Unforgettable Story…by Joni Eareckson 5/5

Lolita…by Vladimir Nabokov 3/5

Love is a Decision…by Gary Smalley 4/5

Man´s Search for Meaning…by Viktor Frankl 5/5

Memoirs of a Geisha…by Arthur Golden 4/5

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus…by John Gray 2/5

Mere Christianity…by C.S. Lewis 5/5

Night…by Elie Wiesel 4/5

Open…by Andre Agassi 4/5

Outliers…by Malcolm Gladwell 4/5

Paula…by Isabel Allende 5/5

Roots…by Alex Haley 5/5

Slaughterhouse Five…by Kurt Vonnegut 3/5

Sophie’s World…by Jostein Gaarder 5/5

Stolen Lives…by Malika Oufkir 5/5

The Alchemist…by Paulo Coelho 4/5

The Art of Hearing Hearbeats…by Jan-Philipp Sendker 5/5

The Art of Loving…by Erich Fromm 4/5

The Autobiography of Malcolm X…by Alex Haley 5/5

The Awakening…by Kate Chopin 4/5

The Good Earth…by Pearl S. Buck 5/5

The Bell Jar…by Sylvia Plath 4/5

The Bible…by God 10/5 ★★★★★★

The Book of Love: Love Poems…by Andrew M. Greeley 3/5

The Bridges of Madison County…by Robert James Waller 4/5

The Brothers Karamazov…by Fryodor Dostoevsky 5/5

The Catcher in the Rye…by J.D. Salinger 5/5

The DaVinci Code…by Dan Brown 2/5

The Fault in our Stars…by John Green 3/5

The Five People you Meet in Heaven…by Mitch Albom 4/5

The Glass Castle…by Jeannette Walls 5/5

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter…by Carson McCullers 4/5

The Help…by Kathryn Stockett 5/5

The Joy Luck Club…by Amy Tan 4/5

The Kite Runner…by Khaled Hosseini 4/5

The Knight in Rusty Armor…by Robert Fisher 6/5 ★★

The Picture of Dorian Gray…by Oscar Wilde 4/5

The Pillars of the Earth…by Ken Follet 5/5

The Power of a Positive Mom…by Karol Ladd 3/5

The Purpose Driven Life…by Rick Warren 5/5

The Old Man & the Sea…by Ernest Hemingway 5/5

The Road…by Cormac McCarthy 3/5

The Shack…by William P. Young 4/5

The Tipping Point…by Malcolm Gladwell 4/5

The Ultimate Truth…by Lester Leevenson 4/5

The Unbearable Lightness of Being…by Milan Kundera 5/5

To Kill a Mockingbird…by Harper Lee 6/5 ★★

Tuesdays with Morrie…by Mitch Albom 5/5

Women who Run with Wolves…by Clarissa Pinkola Estes 7/5 ★★★

Under construction…

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader”- Margaret Fuller

“Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history & you read it in your own terms”- Angela Carter

“Think before you speak. Read before you think”- Fran Lebowitz

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”- Dr. Seuss from book “I Can Read with my Eyes Shut”

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