My Secret: A PostSecret Book (PostSecret)
Postsecret.com founder Frank Warren is back with a fresh and compelling companion to his wildly popular Los Angeles Times bestseller, PostSecret. For My Secret, a collectible, paper-over-board book that includes a page of vibrant, decorative stickers, Warren has personally selected never-before-seen anonymous postcards created by teens and college students from across the...more
I am really impressed by the creative postcards people created to send to a stranger. I am touched by the brutal, raw honesty that people are capable of when they are allowed to remain anonymous.
This book is really excellent and recommended.
Inside this b...more
I saw Ellen Hopkins's Crank series and that disappointed me because I already read them. I hate looking at new books only to find that I've read them. And no, I will not re-read them. I need something fresh and new!
So I saw this book standing on a shelf and decided to look at it. I devoured it within 20 minutes.
Fascinating, truly fascinating. There are some "meaningless" secrets, thin...more
There is a note on the last pa...more
Let me preface this by saying I believe letters and postcards are underrated. We are shoved into this box that electronic communication (texts!emails!facebook!) is the only way to go, but I think there is a time and a place for the written word. There is something way more meaningful about getting a handwritten letter than a “whassup? hvnt hrd frm u in a while. u ok?” text message.
This book intrigued me becaues of...more
This was my first PostSecret book and I just had to get more once I finished this one. I really loved it. I am actually thinking of startin to send my own post...more
I'm pretty sure the secret: " I want to have sex with a piano" was a fake secret, someone trying to be funny ... and not sure why Frank would waste space printing it.
Here are some more memorable secrets from this book:
"I think I...more
Some of my favorite secrets in this book:
*I anonymously mail e.e. cummings poems to people.
*When I was a kid I...more
Some of the most haunting posts were:
"I made myself miscarry."
"I divorced you to be with someone else even thought I said I didn't....more
But I got to thinking, this was published in 2007 - What are these people doing now? Has telling their secrets released them and they have headed off into a full and happy life? Are they still alive? Are they still sending in secrets? I guess the point is that we d...more
And it's what the two words mean -- an outlet for persons to post their secret and remain anonymous. I vaguely remember hearing about this several years ago but never paid much more attention to it.
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