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Reading allows us to live several lives, travel the world and explore different realities. A good book enriches your life, enables you to see the world through a different lens and experience war, love and friendship. Here are some great novels everyone should read.

Possession by A.S. Byatt

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This novel will captivate you with its literary detective story, epic romance and beautiful poetry.

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson Wells

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This novel centers around a deaf and mute hero, John Singer and his friendship with deaf Spiros. One day, Spiros is taken away to an insane asylum and John must make new friends. He soon becomes the anchor upon which 4 souls rely.

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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This novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the Buendia family and the fictional town of Macondo. Full of extraordinary events and symbolism, you will witness family dynamics play out over generations in this work of epic proportion.

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

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East of Eden follows the lives of 2 families, the Hamiltons and the Trasks. This biblical allegory depicts the struggles of twin brothers Cal and Aron.  It is regarded as Steinbeck’s most ambitious novel.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

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The Night Circus is a novel about love, magic and rivalry. It’s a competition between 2 magicians who have fallen in love. But, the games must be played and there can only be one winner.

Atonement by Ian McEwan

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Jealous little sister, Briony, tells a lie that will forever alter the lives of her older sister, Cecilia, Cecilia’s lover, Robbie and Briony herself. Some acts can never be undone.

The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

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The little prince befriends a stranded pilot who is bored by adult life. The strange prince comes from asteroid B-612 where he must return to his volcanoes and rose. Learn of the Little Prince’s travels and the characters he has met in this poetic novella.

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Follow Nick Carraway into the bewitching world of the wealthy during the roaring 20’s. Meet the enigmatic Jay Gatsby and explore the American Dream.

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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The story unfolds during the Great Depression in Alabama. Scout, Jem and Dill are terrified of their reclusive neighbor, Boo.  Atticus Finch, Scout’s father, is a lawyer defending a black man accused of raping a white woman. To Kill a Mockingbird novel explores racial injustice and the destruction of innocence.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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Jane Austen was  an astute observer of the human character. Her work continues to capture the hearts and minds of her readers to this day. Pride and Prejudice is an enduring classic that teaches us about the injustice of social status, finding humor in the worst of times and about loving someone even when they are flawed.

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

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Holden Caulfield has been expelled from Pencey Prep School. He heads to his home NYC and things get all kinds of crazy.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

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Huckleberry Finn is probably the most beloved child hero of American literature and for good reason. Twain is a brilliant satirist. He paints a colorful depiction of the people and places of the Mississippi in this lovable novel.

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

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Set in the gold rush of the Old West, follow two hired killers, the Sisters brothers on their mission to kill Kermit Warm. Witness the inner struggle of a killer who yearns for goodness.

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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This classic depicts the African-American female’s experience during the 1930s. Political and social injustice, racism and domestic violence color this Pulitzer Prize winner. It will move you deeply.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Hailsham is an exclusive boarding school in the English countryside. It is where Kathy, Ruth and Tom grew up. They were raised to believe they were special. Now, as adults they are discovering just what makes them special.