What are the best books discussed in The End of Your Life Book Club novel?

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    #1Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind
    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a bestselling novel of all time and won the Pulitzer Prize. Widely considered The Great American Novel, it explores the depth of human passion with an intensity as bold as its setting.

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    Eugene Brown
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "I've wanted to read this book for a long time and when i finally did, it did not disappoint at all! i loved it. it has an awesome story line with great character buildup. i really love it, its a classic. "
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    #2Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl was written by Anne Frank, published from the diary she kept when she and her family were in hiding from the Nazis in the then German-occupied Netherlands.

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    Jack Sanders
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I tried to read Anne Frank's diary, but I thought that it was just depressing. The diary is obviously important as a historical document, but as a book compiled to be read by an audience it is both tedious and a big bummer."
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    #3A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns is a contemporary fiction book written by Khaled Hosseini which tells the story of a poor and uneducated woman who needs to endure hardships in her life. 


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    April Qin
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This looks like a great book. The cover of the book is very enticing. It has won a lot of rewards and has a lot of recommendations from people to read it. It is a heart warming story with a lot of things to learn from it. "
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    #4The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson is a crime fiction novel published in 2005. This book tells the story of Mikael Blomkvist and his struggle to redeem his honor by solving a murder for a wealthy family.


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    Gary Wells
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "A great book in a great series. The characters are fleshed out so brilliantly and the story is so compelling that it sucked me in the entire way. One of my favorite books from that last 20 years."
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    #5The Last Lecture

    The Last Lecture
    The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow is a nonfiction self-help book originally published in April 2008. This is a New York Times best-selling book about life lessons taken straight from Pausch's private life.

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    Louis Bradley
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "If you haven't ready this book you really should. I learned lots of things from and it gave me so much to think about. It's easy to get caught up in the everyday routine and not think about things that are really important. This book helped me to think about the things I've done, the things I want to do and the things that are really important. Pausch was a professor who was given a diagnosis of terminal cancer and this book is the account of his efforts to finish out his life doing the things he wanted to do. "
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    #6The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency narrates the story of Precious Ramotswe whose passion is to help people with their life problems. She gets hired to solve cases until she is in danger for the case that involves a missing 11-year-old boy.


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    Samantha Washington
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I love women's fictional books and was looking for a new title to check out. I poked around a bit and saw this highly rated boo and thought I'd give it a try. While I don't think the book is bad, it's certainly not up to my usual standards. Overall, the book was okay but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone."
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    Othello by William Shakespeare is a drama novel first published in 1603. This book follows the story of two married couples, Othello and Desdemona, from mutual devotion to jealousy and death. This novel has a movie and a play adaptation.


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    Shaurya Pawar
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Othello - a drama written by William Shakespeare. How does one even begin to discuss Shakespeare - probably the most famous writer at least in Western literature. Othello is a great novel. Would it be the best for this particular theme? I don't know, but it's certainly high up on the list. "
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    #8King Lear

    King Lear

    King Lear was too old and tired to reign anymore, so he decided to divide his realm among his daughters: the two eldest daughters flattered him, and they were rewarded properly, but the youngest child, Cordelia, expressed her true feelings towards him, and was disinherited, what ultimately made the King lose his mind. 


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    Kimberly Schultz
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "Shakespeare is always good for a best of list. I haven't read it since high school, but now will have to give it another read."
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    #9The Story of Ferdinand

    The Story of Ferdinand
    First published in 1936, The Story of Ferdinand is a classic children's picture book written by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. It tells the story of Ferdinand, a peaceful young bull who doesn't want to fight in bullfights.

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    Sarah Howard
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "The Story of Ferdinand is a children's book discussed in The End of Your Life Book Club. It is a picture book about a bull and his desire for peace. It is a great story for young children as it teaches the lesson that it is okay to be exactly who you want to be and not what other people expect you to be."
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    #10The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner
    The Kite Runner is a novel by Khaled Hosseini that tells the story of Amir and his childhood friend Hassan, the son of his father's servant, against the backdrop of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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    Kyle Harris
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This is a solid and well written work by a knowledgeable author. This particular work has been assigned largely above-average reader reviews, with predominantly positive to reader assessments pertaining to its readability, plot substance, character development and treatment, realism and language usage. "
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    #11Olive Kitteridge

    Olive Kitteridge
    Landfall: A Ring of Stories is a short story written by Elizabeth Strout. First published in 2008 by Random House under ISBN: 140006208X, it won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2010 Premio Bancarella.

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    Keith Smith
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "The end of your life book club has a history of providing interesting and unique books. "Olive Kitteridge" is a unique example of this - a very powerful book."
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    #12Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

    Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith

    Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith is an Autobiography, Spirituality, Religion, Non-fiction book written by Anne Lamott. It was published February 15, 2000 by Anchor.


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    He Zhang
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "in that criteria, it turns out to be just one book is rated above it but it is equaled or passes the rest the feedbacks are almost perfect but have a so low one feedback."
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    #13The Miracle at Speedy Motors

    The Miracle at Speedy Motors

    The Miracle at Speedy Motors is a fictional mystery novel written by Alexander McCall Smith. This fictional mystery novel was published on April 15, 2008 by Pantheon Books.


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    Kathy Robinson
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "A cozy read full of mystery and excitement. I had a smile on my face the entire time I read this book. I feel the author has a nack for writing in a relatable way. "
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    #14People of the Book

    People of the Book

    People of the Book is a 2008 historical fiction novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks. It focuses on a book conservator, Hanna Health, as she attempts to restore the Sarajevo Haggadah, a Jewish manuscript.

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    Diana Gutierrez
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "has a alot of good reviews"
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    #15A Prayer for Owen Meany

    A Prayer for Owen Meany

    A Prayer for Owen Meany is a classic fiction book written by John Irving. It is first published in 1989 by Balck Swan. 


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    Katherine Ramirez
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This book has it all from the laughter to the tears. It has faith and perseverance that makes you want to keep reading . This book makes you reflect upon your own life and challenges."


Best What are the best books discussed in The End of Your Life Book Club novel
1Gone with the Wind Books 34 Paid
2Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young GirlBooks 31 Paid
3A Thousand Splendid SunsBooks 29 Paid
4The Girl with the Dragon TattooBooks 28 Paid
5The Last LectureBooks 27 Paid
6The No. 1 Ladies' Detective AgencyBooks 26 Paid
7OthelloBooks 24 Paid
8King Lear Books 22 Paid
9The Story of FerdinandBooks 20 Paid
10The Kite RunnerBooks 19 Paid

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