Time-travel Novel

A Murder in Time  by Julie McElwain Time-travel TV series was quite popular in the last few years. I do love the ones that describe in great details of the life of different times and what’s on the people’s mind. This novel spares quite a few chapters on the detective skills , and also has a large […]

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Insiders

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton Audiobook Read by Hillary Rodham Clinton A very timely book. I believe that Hillary herself may be deeply moved by ALL THE THINGS IN THE BOOK AND WHATEVER.

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Illusions

Sapiens-A Brief History of Humankind  by Yuval Noah Harari & Audiobook read by Derek Perkins This book is really bold,  provocative and lovely. Yet it seems that westerners or rather, people who grow up in different cultures, cannot really understand Chinese culture and Chinese people. The idea of a huge bulk of people who can do […]

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Florida Again

Sunny Side Up  by Jennifer L. Holm It’s OK to feel sad and confused and to need some help when faced with a family member has serious issues with subtances.  

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Family History

The Joy Luck Club  by Amy Tan I can always remember this movie for its dark and sad feeling for Chinese women. It’s pretty cool for the writer to express how the western values conflict with Chinese ones, shown in daily and emotionally differences between mothers and daughters. It’s even astonishing to get to know the stories […]

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Outcasts

Save Me a Seat  by Sarah Weeks, Audiobook Half of this book is read by an Indian boy, so it really helps to understand Indian accent. This title is really awesome, which is so so important part in social life, for even adults.

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Destiney

Under Italian Skies  by E.R. Haze I thought it would be another boring foreign  love story for the high-school girl, judging from the fist six chapters. It turned out to be her parents’ story. Still, I’m just not that into love stories, especially the made-up romantic ones.

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Childhood

Eggs  by Jerry Spinelli Audiobook Nine-year-old David 13-year-old Primrose and her fortuneteller mother But I still cannot sort out the meaning of the title, however, the cover is really unique.

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Spirits

Leaving Time  by Jodi Picoult Alice the mother, is a scientist who studied grief among elephants, and she didn’t abandon her girl. Serenity the psychic is really important person during the process helping the girl looking for mother. Unexpected ending Jodi Picoult tells good stories.

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Toward Dream

The Tea Rose  by Jennifer Donnelly Fiona’s timeline Live a poor but happy life in London – Father killed – Mother & Brother & sister died – Childhood sweetheart married someone else because of  pregnancy – found the murderer of her father – be threatened and run to New York – found out uncle went bankrupt […]

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