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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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Jun 03, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: fiction, historical-fiction, own-physical, ya, 55-before-i-die
Read from May 10 to 13, 2013

Oh my gosh. I am not too big on historical novels, but this one just grabbed my heart and held tight from the beginning. I absolutely LOVED the narrator (Death) and the experimental prose that punctuated the story. I mean. Brilliant. Oh, not to mention the absolutely tragic and beautiful story of Liesel, her foster family, and the friends she made — both in public and in secret. I adored the relationships in this book. All were so well developed and made me feel ALL the emotions! I really don’t know what else to say without either going on too long or spoiling the story.
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Kelley @Asti: LOL Woot! I hope so too. :D


message 2: by Carrie (new)

Carrie Slager I loved The Book Thief as well! It's awesome. :)


message 3: by Moominboy (new) - added it

Moominboy Sounds just up my alley! And you gave it 5 stars so I'm adding it to my list :)


Kelley Moominboy wrote: "Sounds just up my alley! And you gave it 5 stars so I'm adding it to my list :)"

Yay! I hope you love it too! :)


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