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Reader recommendation: Like Water for Chocolate

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel is an adult fairy tale that is both magical and enchanting. This tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico reminds one to breathe, to believe, and to smile.

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