What are the best books by authors whose names start with k?

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    #1The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew)

    The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew)
    The Nancy Drew Mystery Series portrays Nancy's thrilling adventures while searching for Mr. Crowley's missing will. This original volume is the 1930 version written by Carolyn Keene.
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    Ashley Soto
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "After all this year Nancy Drew is still a role model. Story is not special, but at least entertaining."
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    #2Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Confessions of a Shopaholic
    Confession of a Shopaholic is a romance novel by Sophia Kinsella. It tells the story of Becky Bloomwood, who takes shopping to the next level and suffers the consequences in the form bad credit and constant letters from the bank.
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    Gerald Perry
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "I picked this up because I really love Can you keep a secret and I thought this would be just as well written and funny. Becky was really, really annoying and the overuse of the phrases wouldn't it, shouldn't it, doesn't it.. etc got really old really fast. I did smile at some parts but overall the story was the same thing Becky buys more stuff she doesn't need and finds new ways t"
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    #3One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    This is one of the most imports novels of the 60's and from American history. The unforgettable story of a mental ward and the people living there and the tyrannical Nurse Ratched and McMurphy.
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    Omar Arteaga
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "K is for Kesey! There's a decent chance you've already seen the movie, which is also a classic, but the novel is far more rewarding to take in, if you ask me. Kesey's writing is great, and he tells more than you could possibly fit in a film adaptation. If you somehow have NOT seen the movie, read the book first. Either way, read the book. "
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    #4The Historian

    The Historian
    This is the story of a young woman that while exploring her father's library is plunged into a labyrinth where she will find out about her father's past and the fate of her mother, and she will learn about Vlad the Impaler, and his possible connections with her situation in the current days. 




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    Donald Fernandez
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "I personally have never heard of The Historian, nor Elizabeth Kostova. However, this particular book has 4/5 stars on Amazon with over 2000 reviews so it must be very popular with a lot of people. I'm not sure that it is the BEST book by an author whose names start with K, but it is probably up there."
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    #5This Is Paradise!

    This Is Paradise!
    This Is Paradise!: My North Korean Childhood is an autobiography by Hyok Kang. It tells of his experiences as a child in North Korea under Kim Jong Il. Through starvation, famine, and violence, Kang survived and lived to tell the tale.
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    Larry Burke
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "A great story about a boy who survived some of the most horrible things in north korea. The story is riveting ."
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    #6Girl in Translation

    Girl in Translation
    Girl in Translation is a young adult historical fiction novel written by Jean Kwok. It tells the story of immigrants and their experiences in order to succeed and fulfill their duty for their own lives and for their family.

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    Kathryn Guerrero
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The Girl in Translation is a very interesting novel that to be honest i really didnt think i would like i didnt think i could identify with the character but it wasnt the case although i do think that it is a great coming of age story that all young woman should read "
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    #7Orphan Train

    Orphan Train

    Orphan Train tells the story of two people who are different and yet the same: Vivian is a 91-year old Irish immigrant and Molly is an 18-year-old Penobscot Indian. Both orphaned at a young age, the two of them set out on to discover the truth about who they really are.

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    Russell Peterson
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "“A compelling story about loss, adaptability, and courage . . . With compassion and delicacy Kline presents a little-known chapter of American history and draws comparisons with the modern-day foster care system.” (Library Journal) "
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    #8The Secret Life of Bees

    The Secret Life of Bees

    The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd depicts loss and betrayal. This book was a New York Times bestseller and has won the 2004 Book Sense Book of the Year Awards. In 2008, this novel was turned into a movie.

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    Vibhore Jhadav
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Of all authors that have a last name that starts with K, this book sure is a doozy. It's a fantastic read about growing up in a time of racism. The main character is at a crucial point in her life, growing up, and becoming a woman, all while having to deal with various social injustices, including the death of her mother"
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    #9The Poisonwood Bible

    The Poisonwood Bible
    The Poisonwood Bible written by Barbara Kingsolver is a historical fiction in piles of classic literature. The story involves an unexpected embark of a family in a mission to Belgian Congo.

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    Margaret Curtis
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "The Poisonwood Bible is a thoughtful look at colonialism and upheaval in the Congo. It deals with freedom, aggression and the things that bind people together. It's an important story for anyone who thinks westerners can come in and "better" the lives of others by reshaping them in their own image, and a great read in general. "

Summary

Best What are the best books by authors whose names start with k
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew)Books 42 Paid
2Confessions of a ShopaholicBooks 37 Paid
3One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestBooks 36 Paid
4The HistorianBooks 32 Paid
5This Is Paradise!Books 32 Paid
6Girl in TranslationBooks 26 Paid
7Orphan TrainBooks 25 Paid
8The Secret Life of BeesBooks 23 Paid
9The Poisonwood BibleBooks 20 Paid
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