I was gifted this book years ago by a dear friend, and just got around to reading it for the second time with le boyfriend. I love when we are able to both indulge in a great book together. We typically don’t read fiction books, but we of course made an exception for The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Although the story is made up, it’s very much parable-like as many of the topics mentioned in the book can apply to anyone’s life in the real world.
I am sure many of you are familiar with the story of The Alchemist already, but if you aren’t, here is a little recap: