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Books Like The Alchemist

from Lauren Conrad

Tuesday Ten: Fall Reading List

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Already have a copy of this book. If you like adventure stories about following your dreams, this is the ultimate feel-good book for you. Considered a modern classic, The Alchemist is a story about travel, treasure, and following your dreams. Powerful stuff!


in which Nina gets to grow up, too, and Ed searches diligently for a way to fix everything. you deserved better, and this time Ed makes sure you get it.


Was like reading a children's story and I loved that about it! This book was recommended to me by Alan Khazei (founder of City Year and hopefully next senator from Massachusetts). I would never use the word spiritual to describe myself, yet I love Coelho's books which could easily be described that way! The books lesson: "When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."


'The Little Prince' by Antoine Saint-Exupery is like 'The Alchemist' by Paulo Coelho -- books on the perspectives of life.