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For some people there is nothing more exciting on a cold winter’s day then curling up with a blanket with their faces buried in a good book spending hours consumed with the joy of reading. According to Barnes&Nobles some of the most read books include, The Fault in Our Stars, If I Stay, The Book Thief, and Looking for Alaska. These books are about first love, and finding a way to find happiness in a dark place.

  • The Fault in our Stars The seventeen year-old Hazel Grace has lung cancer and needs to carry an oxygen tank everywhere. Her mother Frannie encourages her to go to a cancer support group against her will. However, when Hazel meets the eighteen year-old Gus, who lost part of one leg with cancer but apparently is cured, they fall in love with each other. Hazel introduces her favorite novel to Gus and tells that she dreamed on having a conversation with the author, Van Houten, who lives in Amsterdam. Gus contacts him and Ven Houten invites them to visit him in Amsterdam. They travel to Netherlands with Frannie where Hazel will learn that things are not like they seem to be.

– Summary Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • If I Stay is about a girl namedMia Hall thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam. But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate.

– Summary Written by Warner Bros.

  • The Book Thief In 1938, the young girl Liesel Meminger is traveling by train with her mother and her younger brother when he dies. Her mother buries the boy in a cemetery by the tracks and Liesel picks up a book, “The Gravediggers Handbook”, which was left on the grave of her brother and brings it with her. Liesel is delivered to a foster family in a small town and later she learns that her mother left her because she is a communist.

– Summary Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Looking for Alaska The novel begins introducing Miles Halter as an introverted kid who is beginning his first year at Culver Creek High School as a junior. His roommate, Chip “The Colonel” gives Miles the nickname of “Pudge” & introduces him to the school. The Colonel takes Pudge to meet his longtime friend, Alaska, whom Pudge develops feelings for

-Summary Written by Unknown