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I know not everyone celebrates Christmas, but in many countries, there is a big break coming up, and I thought I would share some good vacation-type reads. So put these on hold at the biblioteca now to prepare for a long period of time for relaxation and good reading.

1. His Dark Materials da Philip Pullman
(The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, The Amber Spyglass)-I read this series once over a break and it is fantastic. Deep and meaningful while still a quick read. The 2nd one is my favorite.

2. Anna Karenina da Leo Tolstoy
This is probably a challenge for a lot of people, but it's one of the most amazing libri I have ever read. I tackled this one over a Natale break and finished in a little over a week. It's a good book to go for when te have a long stretch of time to devote to it.

3. Inheritance series da Christopher Paolini
(Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr) This is a good chance to catch up before the 4th book comes out. (Anyone know when that is, btw?) People may laugh at this pick, but the libri are very easy reads and pretty addicting. You'll get into them quickly which is perfect for the holidays. te want to relax after all!

4. 1984 da George Orwell
If you've been putting it off, now's your chance to read this timeless classic!

5. Watership Down da Richard Adams
I know a book about rabbits on a quest sounds ridiculous but this book is completely wonderful. You'll get through it in no time.

6. Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales
This book looks intimidating, but each of the stories are very short and they are magical. te will Amore this. Plus, you've got time to kill ;)

7. Lord of the Rings da J.R.R. Tolkien
Now, I understand that this task is a little overwhelming, but at least try to finish one of these 3 libri over break. I promise it's still good even if te spread it out. Tackle one this break, another in the spring and the last one over the summer.

8. The Girl of the Limberlost da Gene Stratton Porter
I completely loved this book when I was 15. It's a beautiful story. It has little to do with vacation, but it's a thick book, though a quick read once te get into it.

9. Birth of Venus da Sarah Dunant
If te like historical fiction, this one was very surprising to me in a good way. I usually don't go straight for the bestsellers, I'm più of a classics girl, but I'd say this is a good vacation book.

10. The Last Wife of Henry VIII da Carolly Erickson
Another historical fiction. I learned a lot about English history and about Henry VIII and his many wives. The libri starts when he's still married to his first wife. I read this book literally from cover to cover without setting it down. A great fast read.

So there te have it. This is not a lista of my preferito libri (though many do fit into that category) but instead a true lista of libri I think te will find very enjoyable over vacation. So challenge yourself and read as many as possible o even just one! Let me know what te think, I'd Amore to hear comments.
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I'm excited to be reporting this tid bit of book news to my Fanpop.com readers!

If te remember, earlier this year, I reviewed a new book titled 'The Vampire Game: Discovery' written da hunky first-time autore Les Bailey--which I absolutely adored! (I've read the book 3 times now!)

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The worth of a book is to be measured da what te can carry away from it. ~James Bryce


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Summary: Seventeen-year-old Jenna volpe has just awoken from a year-long coma-so she's been told-and she is still recovering from the terrible accident that caused it. But what happened before that? She's been dato home Film chronicling her entire life, which spark memories to surface. But are the memories really hers? And why won't anyone in her family talk about the accident? Jenna is becoming più curious. But she is also afraid of what she...
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