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The Birds: and Other Stories

“I saw myself, for the first time, as a very worthless, very trivial human being, traveling here and there about the world to no purpose, doing unnecessary business with other human beings as worthless as myself, and to no other end but that we should be fed and clothed and housed in adequate comfort until… Continue reading The Birds: and Other Stories

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All my friends are dead. (Series)

“I’ve 3,284 friends...I’ve just never met any of them face to face.”― Avery Monsen and Jory John Why I’m Reading this Book? These books are from second category (Illustration) in the Omaha public library challenge for 2021. Name of these books were very fascinating considering these are children’s books. And that’s what made the choice for… Continue reading All my friends are dead. (Series)

Award Winners · fiction · Small Book

The Midnight Library

“The only way to learn is to live”― Matt Haig Why I’m Reading this Book? This book is Goodreads choice award winner in Fiction section for 2020. This year I've set the goal of reading all these choice award winner. This is my second book from the list. Synopsis Nora Seed is a depressed person. All… Continue reading The Midnight Library

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Perks of being a Wallflower

“He's a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.” ― Stephen Chbosky Why I’m Reading this Book? Came across this story through movie first. Didn’t find that exceptional, but in movie review, people were crazy about the book it was based on. I forgot all about it before I see the the… Continue reading Perks of being a Wallflower

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Flowers for Algernon

“I don’t know what’s worse: to not know what you are and be happy, or to become what you’ve always wanted to be, and feel alone.” -Daniel Keyes Why I’m Reading this Book? I’ve come across this book as something which can be read in a short time. I borrowed it from library , but… Continue reading Flowers for Algernon

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Candide

“Optimism," said Cacambo, "What is that?" "Alas!" replied Candide, "It is the obstinacy of maintaining that everything is best when it is worst.”― Voltaire, Candide Why I’m Reading this Book? This book need no introduction. It’s a classic. But since it was written in French, I was biding my time to come to it. Finally one day… Continue reading Candide

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Night of the Rat

"There’s always something with everyone. There’s always something you have to accept, overlook, or dismiss. No one is the whole perfect package. No one comes without kinks." -- Tanya Thompson Why I’m Reading this Book? I’ve been referred to this book by my brother Piyush Sharma. He came across it as one of his reading… Continue reading Night of the Rat

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Heart of Darkness

“We live as we dream - alone. While the dream disappears, the life continues painfully.” ― Joseph Conrad Why I’m Reading this Book? I was looking for a good but small book and while browsing for something like that, I came across this book. It was in the list of books which are so small there is… Continue reading Heart of Darkness