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text 2016-06-06 19:48
Six more influential books
The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy: A Lexicon of Life Hacks for the Modern Lady Geek - Sam Maggs
By Paulo Coelho: The Alchemist - -HarperCollins-
The Witch Of Portobello - Paulo Coelho
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom
Cecelia Ahern 2-Book Valentine Collection: PS I Love You, Where Rainbows End - Cecelia Ahern
Where the Heart Is - Billie Letts

Hey y'all and how's it going? I'm doing pretty good myself. As you can see from the title of this post. I have Six books I wanted to add to my original post of my top ten influential books. I'll try to leave a link to it. Well, I'm adding to the list, because since then I've read more books and have found some quite inspiring. These six books have made an impact on me in some way. So, without further ado I bring to you my six books!


1. The Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy by Sam Maggs


I've done a review of this book a while ago and I list all the reasons why I love it. This book has made me feel good about being a major dork and fangirl over fictional characters and the actors lol! That it does not matter what age you are...you probably have a secret stash of fics somewhere, some lusty, some not! Hehe. Like on Pinterest I have boards for Supernatural, Doctor Who, Sherlock, The Walking Dead, Once Upon A Time and so on and so forth! That's why I love this book, because I can be me and I'm not alone!


2. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 


I came across this book online while trying to find another. I thought nothing of it and then when I went to the Salvation Army and seen it. I read the blurb and decided to give it a try. This did not disappoint me at all, this book deals with wanting to do something different. All the crazy things that can happen, all the great teachers you'll meet along the way of the character's journey.


3. The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho


Yes, another book by Paulo! This one is just as amazing as The Alchemist. It deals with a woman who wanted to learn and teach what she had learn. An unconventional way of being religious. She wanted to be free and do what she wanted without being held back by her life. Well, she does have a responsibility to her son only. I understood the character more as I got deeper into the book!


4. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom


This book had me in tears at the end. I just adore this book and what it represents! I love the idea of being greeted by people who you impacted in some way without even knowing it. This book had depth and it helped the character out trying to understand his life and why it was the way it was. I just had a smile every turn of the page.


5. P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern


I had this book as an honorable mention on my original post! Now, it's part of the list here because I still find the book so romantic and awe! I loved how Gerry took the time to let Holly know how much he loves her and to push her out of her comfort zone. This book shows that you have to cherish every moment with your loved ones no matter who they are. That why I love this book!


6. Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts 


This book was also an honorable mention, but this too gets to be on the list. Novalee is a strong character! She went from living in a Walmart pregnant and broke to being loved and cherished by some amazing character along the way. She started from the bottom and came out on top, she worked hard to provide for her daughter, the people who took her in and herself. This book was just so adorable!


Well, that's it! Here are six more books that have been added, I'm sure I will add more later on down the road. Each of these book had an impact on me in some way. So, that's it from me for today! I hope you all have a great day/night where ever you are and til Wed!


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review 2015-05-30 04:47
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom

This one was gorgeous and made me cry. Ultimately, it was about how all humans are interconnected and even a minor action might play a role in another's life.

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review 2015-04-29 20:28
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom

I have just really recently finished reading this amazing book. I didn't want to put it down, but I forced myself to wait it out, by reading one person at a time. I could have finished this the same day, but I couldn't, I didn't want to finish this book right away. 


For those of you who don't know the story. It's about a man name Eddie who died saving a little girl from a terrible fate on his 83rd birthday. When he gets to have, he meets five people who have been in his life in some way. He goes through each of them learning a lesson and trying to figure out if he saved the little girl or not.


I cried at the end, it was just so touching and sad. I just don't know what else to say about this book. I was awe struck and I loved every bit of it, this is now my new favorite book. I know they made it into a movie, which I haven't seen yet. I think I'm going to have to see this movie version of it. 


Mitch Albom did an amazing job writing this incredible book. I hope that this is how heaven will be like for me. It's very comforting to have this idea stuck in my head. My heaven would be libraries and Doctor Who along with some other nerdy things! Truly amazing book I had all the feels!

I would totally recommend this book!!!



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review 2014-08-05 00:00
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom Very inspiring. This is what you call a MASTERPIECE.

Review to come.
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review 2014-06-06 06:01
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The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom

A nice concept. The book is pretty self explained by the title. I read this in a high school religion class and we were told to write a little essay based on this books style and our own lives.

I do not think I would like this book outside of that setting. But good for those who like an uplifting experience in a soul searching way.


Originally posted on GR in May 2009

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