Laura Esquivel: Like Water for Chocolate Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.
- An awesome thriller ode to the "deadly sins" directed by David Fincher. The awesome casting of Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, and Gwyneth Paltrow's head in a box where it should remain for all of her films.
My favorite night stand book. The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. It is Gibran's best known work.
The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini. Story of a boy Amir, from Afghanistan who needs to find his way in the world as he realizes that his own belief system is not that of his dominant culture. Set in Afghanistan and the United States.
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. This book chronicles the fascinating life of Chiyo, who is sold to a geisha house, where she later becomes the star geisha, Sayuri. Excellent read and although not as good the movie was well worth seeing