SUMMER READING LIST
I've been accumulating books this summer little by little, I made a list of books that I want to read this summer (trying not to go overboard) I told myself that I won't be making any new purchases until I finish the ones I have already, this promise never last long but... A for effort? I've read Animal Farm, Tuesdays with Morrie, and The Godfather, let's just say Imma on a roll buddy!
A group of farm Animals rebel against their owner in order to start a new society where all animals are equal, turns out equality is a hard goal to attain even for animals. This is the first book I finished on my "To Be Read" summer list, I really enjoyed it, It's a quick read.
After fiding out that his professor is dying of a rare disease called ALS, Mitch decides to reconnect with him in the process they decide to have one last class together where Morrie shares all his wisdom. This book made me tear up towards the end, I liked the writing style, it felt like I was in the room with Morrie while he was sharing all his Wisdom
Younes is the son of a poor Arab farmer in Algeria, who decides to have his older brother raise his son in order to give him a better future. He grows up in an Algerian colonial town, his name is changed to Jonas due to the French colonial influence. He forms a strong bond with four boys, but their friendship gets put to the test when Emily a beautiful girl comes back to town and the Algerian Revolt, the book is narrated by Jonas in is older days looking back at his life.
Thought the streets of Bahia there are a group of abandoned boys make their living by stealing, also known as Captain of the Sands, the group is led by "Bullet" a fifteen year old,
Rachel Chu is more than happy to go to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young to attend his best friends wedding, her exceptions for the trip couldn't not have been more wrong ; her boyfriend ends up being one of the most famous eligible bachelors from a crazy rich family she finds herself dealing with jealous suitor, a life she did not expect and of course his mother.
When a civil war breakout in West-Africa, Agu is recruited as a boy soldier for the Guerrilla fighters, as time go by he finds himself more and more distant from things that once meant everything to him. He unfortunately finds console with the commander of the group who abuses his power.
A Book about the crimes that happened in the Favelas of Rio Brazil and the story of a young man trying to escape his destiny with Photography, It is based on years of research and Pualo Lins's firsthand experience growing up in Cicade de Deus.
The story of a mafia Italian family lead by Vito Corleone. "The Godfather is an epic story of family, loyalty, and how "men of honor" live in their own world, and die by their own laws."-synopsis