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
Postsecret.com founder Frank Warren is back with a fresh and compelling companion to his wildly popular Los Angeles Times bestseller, PostSecret. Warren has personally selected never-before-seen anonymous postcards created by teens and college students from across the country. Each card bears an intimate and powerful secret; at turns inspirational, shocking, hilarious, and poetic. My Secret offers a raw and reveal ...more
"I think I'd enjoy life on a deserted island........because almost everybody gets on my nerves"
"I believe in my childhood dreams"
"I'm a cheerleader. But secretly, I deal drugs"
"If I charged the people I babysit for by the SCREAM, I'd be rich"
"Thought I'm afraid you'll never speak to me again......I'm pretty sure I'm better off that way"
"My favorite part about working at Lego Land is destyroyin ...more
The second-to-worst PostSecret book. The term for most of these secrets today is "vaguebooking." Other secrets are targeted at a single person, as if the creator were more interested in shaming that one person rather than bearing their soul. Some aren't even secrets so much as they are, "Look at me!" statements or competitive introversion.
But the book isn't one of the larger PostSecret books are there are some truly great secrets within. Ones that are strange, funny, sad and m ...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