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Day 27- Authors I am Thankful For

If you’d have asked me this question when I was 12 or 13, I would have told you J.K. Rowling and Cassandra Clare. I will still tell you these as they were very important for me growing up. 650 more words

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The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak Review

Now this is the kind of book I want.

Why didn’t I read this “modern masterpiece” (yes it is a masterpiece) earlier? Perhaps I thought that is would be similar to all the… 619 more words

#T5W: Books over 500 pages

It’s been a while since I did a Top 5 Wednesday, this week the topic is Top 5 books over 500 pages.
First of all, I want to get just one thing out of the way.. 716 more words


Death narrates an outstanding tale of bravery and hope

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

To be very honest the description of The Book Thief didn’t grip me initially, the story of a young girl hiding a Jew in the basement of her adopted parents home whilst having her story narrated by death all sounded a little maudlin. 412 more words

Book Review


“So many teenage books say, ‘This is in your voice, this is about you,’ and that’s great. We really need that. But we also need books that say, ‘This is also for you, but you need to come up here, to step up to this.’ ” … 8 more words

Bons Mots

Keep Calm and Carry-On: Book Recommendations for the Thanksgiving Weekend

The Thanksgiving week is upon us, fellow Americans. It’s a week of overconsumption, from the dinner table to the department store. But what about diving into a hefty read and devouring it all in one weekend? 848 more words


Top 5....

Characters that should have lived.

Ohhhh. It’s that Top 5 thing again ;)
This was a top ten Tuesday a while ago and I remember at the time thinking, ohhh, man, I should totally do that one. 403 more words