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If you could recommend one book for me to read, what would it be?


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#1 655321

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Posted 07 February 2021 - 06:43 PM

I desperately need book recommendations, any genres are welcome :-)



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Posted 08 February 2021 - 07:27 AM

Only one? That's hard. Women, Race and Class by Angela Y. Davis was an interesting and essential read. If you're looking for fiction though, I loved The Star Rover by Jack London and Beloved by Toni Morrison (although it contains some biographical elements). 


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Posted 08 February 2021 - 10:16 AM

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is my favourite 


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Posted 08 February 2021 - 05:42 PM

The 13 1/2 lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers

It’s a brilliant book. Humorous, intellectual and can make me weep or laugh. (Granted it’s not everyone’s type of humour though but if your sense of humour is wild and witty then it’s perfect)

I’ve since read two other books by the same author and they are also brilliant though rather macabre. Bluebear is my utmost favourite 💚
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Posted 12 February 2021 - 07:19 PM

Anything by George Orwell x
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Posted 12 February 2021 - 07:23 PM

Illuminae by Jay Kritsoff and Amy Kaufman

Sci-fi but honestly you will never read anything like this trilogy...it’s a masterpiece in soooo many ways
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Posted 26 February 2021 - 11:05 AM

strange the dreamer and its sequel, muse of nightmares.

beautiful works of literature, and the non-paperback US cover is stunning.

here's the cover, it's legit gorg.


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Posted 26 February 2021 - 11:16 AM

good omens by neil gaiman and terry pratchett


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Posted 27 February 2021 - 10:47 AM

Definitely Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. It's a lovely book about a girl's struggle during her freshman year of college. 



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Posted 28 February 2021 - 11:11 AM

It’s been a long time but The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is one of the few books I’ve given five stars on Goodreads and I definitely remember loving it

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Posted 01 March 2021 - 01:12 AM

Anxious People. Best book i read of 2020. 



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Posted 20 April 2021 - 08:00 AM

‘Prozac Nation’ by Elizabeth Wurtzel 



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Posted 27 April 2021 - 11:05 AM

my fav book is Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer (I think that's how you spell it all lol)

also idk if you're religious but I just read a book called Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time by Marcus J Borg and it really helped me with a lot of my religious trauma as a queer christian


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Posted 17 May 2021 - 09:37 AM

Goodnight, Mr. Tom by Michelle Magorian. I'ts my absolute favourite book ever, i got it as a christmas gift from my grandmother when i was 12 years old. It's about a young boy being placed with an elderly, lonely and quite grumpy man, far from London out on the countryside. They form a very special bond and the book will make you cry both tears of joy, anger and sadness, laugh, smile and feel all the emotions there is 


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Posted 17 May 2021 - 11:42 AM

i found this series about a girl who is in a secret society to be really fun reads

devoured them on the kindle app during 2020 but they were all written like 15 years ago

fluffy and fun and brought me back to the college mindset, which i miss so much

 

Secret society girl

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Rites of spring break

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