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On the Beach- Interesting and lil bit terrifying. Hope that end of world isn't near.

Novel: On the Beach by Nevil Shute - After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive cloud that is heading their way and bringing certain death to everyone in its path.

Shades of Grey, The Girl on the Train, The Shadow of the Wind, The Nightingale, The Beet Queen, Tell the Wolves I'm Home, The Fifth Wave, The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox, The Scorpio Races, Panic

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.

This writer is sooo good.  He writes beautifully and will break your heart with this book.  But it's definitely worth reading.

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. A riveting family saga, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy’s epic journey into the wild.

I read this about 3 years ago and loved it. I was also amazed that Ang Lee could make it into a Movie. I would not have thought it possible. I also enjoyed the movie. It took awhile to adjust to the 3 D glasses, but I felt the 3D experience served this movie well.

My absolute all time favorite. "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel. A fantasy novel that explores fact and fiction, spirituality and rationality. I have read it over and over and find new meanin every time.

Just finished this historical novel about Australian nurses in WWI from the author best known for Schindler's List.  Good story and well-researched.

Just finished this historical novel about Australian nurses in WWI from the author best known for Schindler's List. Good story and well-researched.

fantastic read by a great Australian author

Henry's Daughter- third book in Mallawindy series

“The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard. The honest voice of this writer, coupled with her intellect, make this one—and her book The Great Fire as well—worthy of re-reading tome and again. There is always something new surfacing.”   —Lowis Lowry, author of The Son    Read more: http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/Authors-Favorite-Books-Books-to-Re-Read/11#ixzz2IkawU0iD

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“The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard. The honest voice of this writer, coupled with her intellect, make this one—and her book The Great Fire as well—worthy of re-reading tome and again. There is always something new surfacing.” —Lowis Lowry, author of The Son Read more: http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/Authors-Favorite-Books-Books-to-Re-Read/11#ixzz2IkawU0iD

My gf's and I were reading this out loud to each other on a ship travelling from Pireaus to Crete in Greece. Love.

Travel through the history of Western philosophy set in novel form, brilliant concept and a favorite!

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