Amazon Says You Should Read These 100 Books: Critical Linking, September 14

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Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by the Amazon Books editors. The list is impressive and covers a large span of time, weaving together classics like Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations with more modern options like The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins.

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Roald Dahl, the author of the original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, apparently had different plans for his protagonist: he wanted Charlie to be black. According to his widow, Liccy Dahl, and his biographer, Donald Sturrock, “It was his agent who thought it was a bad idea when the book was first published to have a black hero.”

I had no idea about a lot of this…


I’m currently jealous of everyone in the UK because a bed & breakfast called Llety Cynin offers a Harry Potter-inspired tea time, and it looks incredible enchanting.

I want a real Hogwarts Express. Can someone get on that?

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