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Book Review: “The Alchemist” By Paulo Coelho

Posted June 17, 2017

Looking for some good summer reading? Maybe something with a deeper message, yet an easy read? Then why not pick up “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho (1993)? This book has been read by celebrities and translated into approximately 80 languages.

This story is about the journey of life and following your dreams regardless of where they take you. Santiago, a shepherd, follows a recurring dream to find his hidden treasure. This adventure takes him many places, including northern Africa and the pyramids of Egypt. In his journey, he encounters both hardship and blessings. It is how he overcomes each challenge that leads him to understand that the risks pay off. This story is filled with inspirational messages that give perspective on the importance of embracing change and manifesting our dreams. This story spoke to me and may you also find insights within the pages.

There are free downloads available. If you haven’t read this book already, add it to your summer reading collection.