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The Five People You Meet In Heaven

Eula

“We all have to make sacrifices. It is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to. May it be little or big sacrifices.” The story begins on the last day of Eddie’s life. He is 83 years old and works as the maintenance manager at Ruby Pier amusement park.

Insurgent

Eula

Now with the Erudite trying to seize control, each faction is splitting apart. Tris must decide where her loyalties lie while grappling with unrelenting grief and guilt.

Anne of Green Gables

Eula

As their age is getting to them, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert decide to adopt a boy to help with the farm-work. To their bewilderment, there wasn’t a boy but a spirited young redheaded girl instead, a girl named Anne.

My Sister’s Keeper

Eula

Kate was only two years old when she was diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia. Test results showed that no one else in their family was a match for Kate. But they have to find a donor for the crucial bone marrow transplant Kate needs, and there is only one option left- conceive another child, a suitable donor for Kate.

Totto-chan, The Little Girl at the Window

Eula

Totto-chan lives in an era where the world war 2 is occurring and soon Totto-chan’s family begins to feel the effects of war- food supplies are depleting. But oblivious to what is going on with the outside world, Totto-chan thinks nothing amiss and goes to school every day without fail.

Run

Eula

The story is set in 2037, Singapore. A girl who lost her memory and wakes only to find herself in a world of confusion. Every single living thing, with the exception of humans, is dead. Hungry and desperate, some humans begin to develop a new kind of hunger…

A Confederacy of Dunces

Eula

Ignatius J. Reilly is quirky, idealistic and sometimes a little bit delusional. He is quite fat and frankly, very lazy. And the sad fact is he is intelligent and educated but never puts his brain to good use. Instead, he sits at home watching the telly without a care in the world and without a job…

Nowhere Boys

Eula

Four boys get lost in the forest. When they finally find their way back to town, they expect a big welcome back party. But they are sorely mistaken; not only is there no epic party, nobody remembers who they are. It’s almost as if they don’t exist anymore.

Kira Kira

Eula

When Katie’s family moves to a new place where they are the only Japanese around, they are alienated and looked down upon. However, Lynn, Katie’s older sister always manages to lighten the mood somehow. What will happen when Katie’s pillar of support, Lynn falls gravely ill?

Mr. Was

Eula

Jack Lund is a thirteen-year-old boy with a mother, who loves him very much, and a father, who is an abusive alcoholic. The story begins when Jack and his mother travel to the mother’s childhood hometown to visit his dying grandfather, in a place called Memory, Minnesota. After the death of his grandfather, Jack and his family move to his grandfather’s house called Bogg’s End. It is in this house where Jack is able to travel back in time to the 1940s through a secret metal door.