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The Book Thief
The Book Thief | Markus Zusak
The extraordinary #1New York Timesbestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she cant resistbooks. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.From the Hardcover edition.
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Lilyj9
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I think this quote is powerful, especially for the day and age did this book is based out of.

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Lilyj9
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I like a story is told in first person by the kid that could be around the age that I could be teaching it gives perspective. It helps the children understand the holocaust better

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Lilyj9
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In The Book Thief, a little girl named Liesel is placed in a new household since her mother cannot afford to care for her. Death, the narrative's narrator, develops into a person you admire and even feel sad for at the story's conclusion. The narration offers an odd viewpoint on the narrative.

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kayleenschultz12
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If your eyes could speak, what would they say?

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kayleenschultz12
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I like this book because it is full of suspense. I never put it down and I like how descriptive it was.

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kayleenschultz12
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This book takes place in 1939 in Germany. The Nazis have taken over and this little girl is taken to her new family. She leaned to read and fall in love with reading.

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ParkJeneiza17
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I liked it, but there could‘ve been some changes. It was sad and the progression was pretty gradual, but the buildup led to an underwhelming ending. I liked the writing style and the concept of Death being the narrator. It allowed me to grow emotionally connected with the characters and get an unbiased view of the storyline.

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caroline-back
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Overall I really enjoyed death narration of this book. However I thought the book was a little dark and slow moving. Overall I would suggest this book but it would not be one of my top favorites to suggest.

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Jody3
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This book is just a great book that I felt like I had to work to get through, but it was worth it. I don‘t think there‘s many books told during this time period about German families. It shows that not everyone believed in or sided with Hitler. I really liked that aspect.
I found that Zusak had made me care about the characters and their fates. There‘s no doubt that this is a very moving book and I was close to tears once or twice near the end.

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Cora23
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I really enjoyed the book. After I read it, I watched the movie with my classmates in our Novel class. While watching, I expected many things to happen but never did or there were scenes that were added to the movie. I enjoyed the book more than the movie, even though it had a slow plot line in the beginning. Once the plot picks up speed, it is a very entertaining book.

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elliebaade
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I mostly enjoyed this book. I thought the plot was good. I didn‘t particularly think the writing was impressive and I wasn‘t a fan of the amount of foreshadow used.

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Autumn.d.moore
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Such an interesting point of view from deaths perspective. Hans was by far my favorite but you get to know all the characters pretty well. Overall I enjoyed the read

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ninatulod
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I liked the book. I think it was pretty interesting and some of the parts I wasn‘t expecting. I didn‘t like how it told you what was going to happen instead of foreshadowing it. Overall a good book

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MolFitz2
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I though The Book Thief was a very good book. I always felt the need to keep reading. I enjoyed how easy of a read it was , and I liked his use of short sentences even though the book was long. I loved that he wrote from deaths point of view. That was very interesting to me. Overall the book was great and I would highly recommend giving it a read!

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bthegood
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#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView thanks for the tag

1. I would say older than me (57 years) but anything in the past is history 😂
2. Tagged book - not creepy, or spooky, or fall theme - but if it is historical fiction it is one I highly recommend - beautiful story -

Make a great day everyone -

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 4w
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AaronZipp
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✅The book is very fun to read and makes you think deeply about how Death's narration might change the book from how it might have originally been, overall good.

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Dramatictara
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The Book Thief…just WOW! It is so good! Death is the narrator, the place is Germany, the main character is a girl of communist parents, her story in Nazi Germany about living in WWII with a Jewish friend plus neighbors around her, and her love for reading!

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TheRiehlDeal
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1. The Book Thief

2. Silent Spring

3. Unbroken

#LittensWantToKnow

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I almost went with The Book Thief! 3mo
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AmyK1
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I haven‘t read a single book starting with todays #letterZ so I went with the author. Again lol

This was a lot of fun. Thanks @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

#alphabetgame

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for playing!! ❤️📚 3mo
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AllDebooks
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1. The book thief
2. Bronte, Charlotte
3. Breaking Bad
4. Beyonce
5. Bring it back - Moloko

#manicmonday #letterB @CBee

CBee The Book Thief is popular for this one! Amazing book 😊😊 4mo
AllDebooks @CBee it really is. It's a long time since I read it and it still stays with me. Incredible book x 4mo
CBee @AllDebooks same ♥️ I read it last year finally! 4mo
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TheRiehlDeal
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#AlphabetGame
#LetterB

This is one of my favorite books! The characters and the story are just 👨‍🍳💋 I also love that it‘s narrated by Death!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I was just looking at this one on my shelf yesterday thinking I need to read it! 4mo
Eggs Thanks for tagging me 🥂 4mo
Librarybelle Thanks for the tag! The Book Thief is so good! 4mo
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Kristelh
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Last book for #bookspinbingo #july 3 bingos

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Fantastic month!! 4mo
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Eggs
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🍓 Rarely

🍓🍓 “Death” is the narrator- so well done

CBee Agree with The Book Thief! 5mo
Andrew65 Thanks for the tag, think this will likely be my choice too, its either that or a robot 😂 5mo
Eggs @CBee 🙌🏻🙌🏻 5mo
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Eggs @Andrew65 sounds like something Paul Tremblay might write! 5mo
wanderinglynn Thanks for the tag! 5mo
SusanLee Thanks for the tag 😘 5mo
Eggs @wanderinglynn @SusanLee you‘re most welcome 🤗 5mo
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Jeanelle
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There are no words in this world that can explain the feeling this left me with. This book was touching. And somehow, the only thing I can think about is how the character I disliked for most of this book, was the one who I missed the most when they died. Please read this book, for yourself.

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Itsmehere
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Finally picked up “The Book Thief”. Heard tons of good things about this book. Hopes are high with this one.

ju.ca.no Enjoy! It was heartbreaking and brilliant! 5mo
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thecaffinatedreader
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Well, ok then…

Probably not the book for me. Seems a bit dark.

TrishB It‘s dark, but amazing. 6mo
thecaffinatedreader @TrishB ok, maybe I should put it in my “to read” list (edited) 6mo
shortsarahrose It is dark, but also hopeful (at times) and definitely a tear jerker! I ended up enjoying it much more than I expected. 6mo
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annariebe
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The Book Thief was really good, way better than the movie. Zusak did a really good job writing this, especially with having death as the narrator.

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lydiaholz
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I really liked this book and the fact that death was the narrator. Felt so bad for Rudy. He deserved better. Overall very good.

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scharfzr
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This was one of the best books I have ever read! It was so easy to visualize the setting and the characters were so lovable and relatable! The choice to have death narrate the book was absolutely genius! I 110% recommend this book!

BkClubCare It‘s one of my all-time favorites 9mo
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Nute
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What a very touching way to remember and honor Sharon, our Litsy family member, who recently passed away. I did not know her well, but what she gave generously to this community will be missed.
Sharon had given 5 Stars to The Book Thief and described it as beautiful writing that captured her heart.
I read this book in her memory ( @sharread ).
Rest In Peace! Soar on angel wings!🤍

#Sharreadathon

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ thanks for sharing Kimberley 💗 9mo
TheBookHippie ♥️ 9mo
SW-T ❤️ 9mo
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Booksarelifeaddict That‘s so sad to hear! But so touching that you read this book for her! I didn‘t know her but this has been on my Tbr for years so I‘ll definitely pick it up soon and read it! 9mo
BiblioLitten Beautiful way to remember someone 💕❤️ 9mo
CBee I finally read this last year and it will always be a favorite of mine ♥️ 9mo
Nute @SW-T 🤍 9mo
Nute @CBee 🤍 9mo
TheBookHippie ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 9mo
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kohlhoffpaige05
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This is one of my all time favorites. It is written from a perspective you don't expect which makes the story better. The amount of times I laughed and cried with the characters is too many to count.

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alindemann
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AMAZING book. One of the top books I‘ve ever read. Can‘t recommend it enough! Mark Zusak‘s words smithing will suck you in and have you crying by the end.

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mmmbeans
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Very good read. Although a longer book, it captured my attention as the reader through the interesting narration and the several heartbreaking events. I'm not one for historical fiction, yet this book was very well written that even those who don't enjoy it much may find this book as something worth reading. Maybe they'll find their accordion through this.

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calciumkels
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FINALLY finished. It was amazing. Really. Words can describe how compelling it was..

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TheNeverendingTBR
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Thanks for the tag @Addison_Reads 😀

1️⃣ No, I couldn't do that. It would feel weird reading an actual full novel on a phone screen.

2️⃣ Kindle Paperwhite, I've just recently gotten one and I'm really liking it. It's great for finding obscure fiction and nonfiction.

I tag @Ast_Arslan @thegreensofa @DarkMina

#Two4Tuesday @TheSpineView 📚

TheSpineView Thanks for playing! 💙📖 10mo
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SusanLee
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#beginswith #book @Eggs @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
This book is still in my TBR though I‘ve watched the movie a few times 😅

Eggs I hope you read it—it‘s so well written 👏🏻 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks It‘s still on mine too! 10mo
Leniverse It's been on my TBR (and on my bookshelf) for years! Somehow I never get to it. 🤪 10mo
SusanLee @Eggs soon 🤞🏻 10mo
Eggs @SusanLee 😊🤗 10mo
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Coleen_Nieto
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We Were Liars
The Book Thief
The Shadow of the Wind
The Last Days of Summer
East of Eden
Trinity
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks #sundaysoapbox

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I have the first two 💛 10mo
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MadelineMcCrae
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Thanks @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks for the copy and for my sister‘s incessant demands for me to read this book! Through the majority of it I was very much enjoying it but I don‘t think I was as blown away with the book as I wanted to be, and the narrator even gives you multiple glimpses of the ending. However, when the ending came it hit me like a train, many tears were shed, and now I can‘t stop thinking about it! I highly recommend it!

Nikki_E I‘m terrified to reread this because I worry that it won‘t live up to my first impression. 11mo
MadelineMcCrae @Nikki_E I hope it does live up to your expectations! I won‘t be able to reread this one for a while; it hit me too hard! 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I still haven‘t read my copy 🙊 11mo
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TH3F4LC0N I remember reading this one! Pretty good book! Very moving I thought 11mo
MadelineMcCrae @TH3F4LC0N I definitely agree! 11mo
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Billie84
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“I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.”

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Merry Christmas! The year certainly passed quickly.

-- Jon D.

#snowman
#christmas2021
#quotes

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bookie.monster.ph
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The Book Thief
Markus Zusak

PaperbackPirate Welcome to Litsy! Go to @LitsyWelcomeWagon for some helpful links. 12mo
bookie.monster.ph @PaperbackPirate Thank you so much. Actually I used to have an account here but I just stopped posting. Been through a lot the past months. Anxiety and depression. But hey thank you. ♥️ 12mo
PaperbackPirate I‘m so sorry! Welcome back then! 💙 12mo
Nute Welcome to Litsy! It‘s a warm and friendly community. I know that you will enjoy yourself here. I‘m looking forward to getting to know you!🙂
Check out #LitsyEvents for a varied listing of fun-related happenings within this neighborhood of fellow readers.🤗
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CBee
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“Is it really you?”
“Is it from your cheek that I took the seed?”
The Word Shaker. The Book Thief.
I‘m so thankful to have finally read this, but it wrecked me.
Excuse me while I go and pick up the pieces of my heart 😭💔

tpixie I‘ve been wanting to read this since the book came out. I even bought it then. I really need to get to it! 12mo
CBee @tpixie I‘ve had this book for maybe three years and finally read it! I highly recommend it - just be prepared to have your heart crushed a lot 💔 12mo
TheBookHippie I read this every year with students. It‘s so good. Relevant . 12mo
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CBee @TheBookHippie absolutely! I think everyone should read it. Makes you realize even more how powerful words are - how they can uplift but also hurt so badly. 12mo
TheBookHippie @CBee I agree. It is read with the teaching of WORDS are POWERFUL. 12mo
CBee @TheBookHippie 🙌🏻 12mo
jdiehr My absolute favorite 12mo
CBee @jdiehr I can understand why! 12mo
kspenmoll I have not read this yet… 💕💕 12mo
CBee @kspenmoll I can‘t recommend it enough ♥️ 12mo
SusanLee I‘ve not read the book which is still in my TBR but I‘ve watched the movie which was awesome 😘 12mo
CBee @SusanLee I definitely want to watch the movie, I‘ve heard it‘s really good ♥️ 12mo
SusanLee @CBee do tell if it‘s as good as the book, or as similar 😘 12mo
CBee @SusanLee absolutely 🥰 12mo
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Sharv_Sona
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This book was so good I‘m at a loss of words. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

No one:
Absolutely no one:
My emotional stability: 📉📉

(A meme I made, based on true events.)

Aims42 A very accurate meme!!! Totally destroyed me too 13mo
Sharv_Sona @Aims42 thank you! 13mo
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Sharv_Sona
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A snow ball in the face is surely the perfect beginning to a lasting friendship.

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MeganLindell
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⭐️⭐️⭐️• Not to belittle the horrific topic of the book, but it‘s too long, which dilutes it‘s effectiveness.

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Cheeseys
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It is pretty good, but sort of boring!

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yoavshai
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#BookCoverChallenge
Day 64.
Here I will note 365 books (or as many as I will have before I get tired) that have shaped my taste in literature. No explanations, no reviews. Just the cover of the book.
I do not challenge anyone. You are all welcome to take part.

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