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[Book Review] I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak (2002)

Plot Summary: The story begins with an introduction to the character of Ed Kennedy, a down-and-out underage taxi driver who is in love with his best friend Audrey, who, to his dismay, feels that she cares about him too much to date him. 633 more words

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Couch day

Exhausted from the last 2 days’ adventure, today was a recovery day for me.

Although my body clock woke me up early as usual, I stayed in bed till later. 285 more words

Italy Exchange

The Book Thief

I’m sure most of you know about The Book Thief by now. I myself wonder why it took me so long to pick it up. Though always tempted to grab it every time I saw it at the store, I was always put off by the fact that it would be “just another historical novel”. 468 more words

Am I Brave Enough?

Each time I watch a movie or read a book about the Holocaust, the same nagging questions plague me: would I have allowed my neighbors, my friends, people I did business with, to be led to slaughter without fighting for them? 724 more words


Easter Reading Update

Happy Easter to all those who celebrate! 

After finishing Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, I decided to visit my 2014 MBR list for my next read. I selected  113 more words


The great perhaps

“If you’re eyes could speak what would they say.”

Today I flew up to the skies
Soaring and gliding through the aimless purple abyss
Arms out wide, absorbing the mist; the fog; the universe… 411 more words

Cray Thoughts

#Reviewsdaytuesday The Book Thief: Novel vs. Movie

Let’s start with the novel:  I absolutely loved it.  I’m infatuated with the idea of Death as the narrator, especially considering the topic.  If you’re unfamiliar with the story, it’s set in Nazi Germany, and it’s the tale of a young girl.   586 more words