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Top five best books ever written

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These are my ultimate favourite five books that I have read so far. Their genres vary which makes things interesting. I'm a big fan of every genre of literature, because hey, literature is the best escape there could ever be!

Alchemist, The

A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho.Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations.Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different--and far more satisfying--than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

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The Fifth Wave

The 1st Wave Took out half a million people. The 2nd Wave Put that number to shame. The 3rd Wave Lasted a little longer. Twelve weeks ...Four billion dead. In the 4th Wave , You can't trust that people are still people. And the 5th Wave? No one knows. But it's coming. On a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs. Runs from the beings that only look human, who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan may be her only hope. Now Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death.

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The Golden Compass

"Without this child, we shall all die." Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world...

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The Winner's Curse

As a general's daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. Kestrel has other ideas. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in Arin, a young slave up for auction. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him - and for a sensational price that sets the society gossips talking. It's not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for him is much higher than she ever could have imagined. The first novel in a stunning new trilogy, The Winner's Curse is a story of romance, rumours and rebellion, where dirty secrets and careless alliances can be deadly - and everything is at stake.

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Matched

Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by Ally Condie.On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life.Except he's not.In Cassia's society, Officials decide who people love.How many children they have.Where they work.When they die.But, as Cassia finds herself falling in love with another boy, she is determined to make some choices of her own.And that's when her whole world begins to unravel . . .'Don't miss this gripping page turner' - She'A must read' - The Sun

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