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Books like Room by Emma Donoghue


Room by Emma Donoghue is a story with a highly thought provoking premise. It is narrated by Jack, a five year old boy who has lived his entire young life inside a tiny room where his mother and he are kept prisoner. Please skip ahead if you don’t want to read any more about the plot as I don’t want to spoil it for you. . .Jack’s mother was abducted and raped when she was nineteen and Jack was born two years later. His mother is naturally depressed and will do anything to escape their prison. But she will also do anything to protect Jack, but Jack, because he has never seen anything else, believes that the room is his home and that it is perfectly normal.

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Novels and Books like Looking for Alaska

Looking For Alaska

Miles Halter is a sixteen year old who’s life so far has been a constant string of nothingness, with no girls, no trouble, no goals, no challenges, no friends; nothing. He seeks something a little different, a bit of excitement, a bit of life, something. So he leaves Florida and goes to Alabama. His roommate Chip is an impoverished student with a Napoleon complex whose existence is all about trying to get the better of the school’s rich prep students. He is best friends with the gorgeous and irresistable Alaska Young, whom absolutely all the boys are completely smitten with. She’s got it all. She’s beautiful, intelligent, classy and exciting, with an adventurous and risk taking personality that guys cannot get enough of. Chips and Alaska shows Miles the ropes, teaching him to drink and smoke and getting him involved with all sorts of elaborate pranks. But Alaska is desperately unhappy.

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Novels and Books like Knight by Kristen Ashley


Knight tells the story of Anya Gage, how has learned that the only way to get anything in this world is to earn it. She has absolutely not expectation and no dreams. But then she attends a party and happens to meet Knight Sebring. He’s a man who knows what he wants and generally gets it, and what he wants right now is Anya Gage. Knight tries his best to leave Anya Gage to the sort of comfortable life that she surely deserves to have, but Anya goes ti his nightclub and knows that he will have to look after her. Knight aims to give Anya the best, but he is a man with a mysterious and dark past.

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Novels and Books like Kite Runner

Kite Runner

The Kite Runner is the debut novel from author Khaled Hosseini. He accomplishes things that many more experienced author accomplish. He manages to provide an enlightening, educating and eye opening portrayal of the political unrest in Afghanistan while at the same time creating a staggering level of character development that truly grips the reader and leads them through an emotional rollercoaster of a story. And all this he achieves on his first attempt.

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novels and Books Like If I Stay by Gayle Foreman

If I Stay

If I Stay is a story all about loved ones and family members. It is told in first person perspective by Mia as she is treated in hospital and looked after by all the people close to her. Not to give too much away, but Mia will have to make an extremely important choice before the end of the book.

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Books Like Awkward


Awkward is the story of Mackenzie, a girl with issues. When Mackenzie was a young girl her father cheated on her mother and she blamed herself for the divorce and for the fact that her father promptly abandoned her. This has led her to distrust men in general and to be unable to rely on anyone. Mackenzie also tries her darndest to avoid any attention at school since she was subject to a humiliating incident.

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How to Get a Relationship: Magic Words

The power of words is the answer to how to get a relationship. . . Any relationship. Whether we’re top sales executives seeking lucrative clients, single men or women looking to create a relationship on an online dating site, or out in a new city and wanting to make friends, there’s a power to words that can lead us to great relationships. Let’s realise that power now.

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Tips to Improve Communication Skills #1

There’s one physical characteristic that eclipses speech, physical beauty, fitness and all other areas of nonverbal communication for importance. That characteristic is good posture. No list of tips for improving communication skills would be complete without mentioning posture at least once.

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Examples of Friendly Body Language

Be sure to make use of these friendly body language pointers today. By becoming aware of the negative areas of our image and adopting more friendly body language, we can present an open, likeable and approachable side of ourselves that will give people a new, altogether more positive opinion of us.