"The Alchemiest" - Paulo Coelho
Initial Response: Enlightening Perspective
First Sentence: "The alchemist picked up a book that someone in the caravan had brought." - Paula Coelho
From the Reader: How excited I was to finish this book and realize that is is 110% worth every good review and recommendation. For such a quick read it took me on a long journey, teaching me several lessons along the way. I read this outside in the sun and finished it with a deep breath continuing my peaceful sit in complete contentment, a rare case in my life. The story line is pure with a clarity that refreshes your spirit. The desire to read many stories keeps me from re-reading novels, but I know this will be read again by me many times.
Best With: Fresh water, fresh orange juice, fresh lemonade or fresh tea. Anything keeping your senses alive and bright. I choose my favorite blueberry/pineapple tea.
Exclamation: Dazzling simplicity in its purest form! Leaving my spirit and mind feeling refreshed.
Recommend to: All. Family, people needing guidance, those on a journey, faithful, spiritual and thoughtful friends. A friend needing a good travel read.
Ideal reading spot: Outside in the sun was my ideal spot. Remember your sunscreen!
Category: Pure Sunlight. In the end I was nothing but delighted in my read.
Reading Level: Middle school and up, this should not be limited to anyone, however they need to know how to truly respect the wisdom that is written in these pages.
Finale: Take your time in life to learn every lesson, listen to the wisdom others teach you and be patient with your journey.
-Thee Busiest of Bees