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The Book Thief
The Book Thief | Markus Zusak
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Blueberry
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I wish I could read this again for the first time.

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LoveToReadLiveToRead
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1st book of 2020 was a re-read for book club. It‘s been a long, long time since I read this, enough that I had forgotten a lot of the details. I hadn‘t forgotten how much this made me cry last time though and it did the same to me again.
I just about managed to sob “the book” and point at my kindle when my husband looked at me in alarm and asked what was wrong!

Kenyazero I enjoyed the scene you've painted for us here! I really enjoyed this book, it's a very good read. 1w
LoveToReadLiveToRead @Kenyazero I think he was quite concerned at first! 😂 1w
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Bibliophile861
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There‘s no post like book post 😍📚🤩

TrishB A fabulous read 👍🏻 2w
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amber_ldsmom
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Day 6: Read in 2010 - The Book Thief. #auldlangreads

OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚😊 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my list!! 2w
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thewallflower0707
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This wonderful book is a must-read every year. And every year, I cry several times 😭.

#thebookthief #holidays #markuszusak

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Novel, Young adult fiction, Historical Fiction
10/06/19-11/15/19
I came upon this after scavenging novels to read and then was recomended to me
The Book Thief is narrated by Death who tells us the story of Liesel Meminger. Liesel and Werner are being taken to the small town of Molching, just outside of Munich, Germany, to live with foster parents Hans and Rosa Hubermann.
Pages: 584

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SoapboxEdits
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Beautifully written and heart wrenching. The story had a smooth cadence that carried throughout, but more than that, I fell in love with the characters. I‘d include a picture, but I already lent it out! Be careful when you read this, tears are inevitable!

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BookieBiker
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I‘m glad I read this- it‘s my daughter‘s (13) favorite book. The wonky writing style simply didn‘t work for me. I can appreciate what he was doing- it just fell flat on me. I‘m so glad she read this and really took in the history. A necessary book but .... it didn‘t grip me like it intended.

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I tried reading this book a few years ago, but I just couldn't get into it at the time. I plan on revisiting it at some point.

The line with the snowman in the basement though has stuck with me since then.

#HollyJollyReading #Snowman @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @OriginalCyn620

OriginalCyn620 I haven‘t read this one either! 2mo
Chab256 It is a deep, amazing book! 2mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve got to read this one!! 2mo
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BookieBiker
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Oh, hey now, you‘re not trying to read- are you?

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shirokenn
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Death narrates the Book Thief's story and in doing so, death itself is awed by life. It is sick of doing it's job and the best part is, Liesel Meminger and Rudy Steiner's friendship or I can say, the untold feelings of love. I must say, however, that Leisel's confession came at the wrong time.
What about the death of Rosa Hubermann and Hans Hubermann? That was unexpected. At least I am glad that the Jewish fist fighter survived.

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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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#beenonyourtbrtoolong
#GratefulReads

I should really get to this one!!

jdiehr My favorite! 2mo
Kaila-ann One of my favorites ❤️ 2mo
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OriginalCyn620 Me too! 2mo
Elizabeth2 One of my favorite books, too! ❤️ 2mo
Bookwormjillk I loved this book 2mo
Becker You won‘t regret it. 2mo
Reviewsbylola This is fantastic. The man I say next to at the Jami Attenberg luncheon last week told our whole table how this is his favorite book EVER!! 2mo
Jee_HookedOnBookz This book is 👍🏼👍🏼❤️ 2mo
IndoorDame I did love this one ❤️ 2mo
Jas16 Love this book so much 2mo
bookaholic1 ❤❤❤❤ 2mo
Eggs You have to read this !!!!! 2mo
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Eggs
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A story narrated by Death, this book is both #haunting and heart-wrenching

#namastenovember

Mishu94 I love this book! ❤️🥺 2mo
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Yoricke_SouthAfrica
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This was a great book, with a truly unique twist, not only in the writing style (which was excellent), but also in the manner in which the story in conveyed. I loved it!

bhargav Death😍 2mo
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Scintilla
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A good book, but heartbreaking. Very sad and tragic

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Yoricke_SouthAfrica
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I'm really enjoying this truly unique style of writing.
So far this is a great book.
My book-high of 2019 continues 💜💜💜

Scochrane26 One of my favorites. 2mo
TheLudicReader Love this book. 2mo
Kaila-ann Love this book. It may be time for a re-read soon. 2mo
Yoricke_SouthAfrica It is such an awesome story, written in such an unique way. I'm really enjoying it very much 💜 2mo
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stacie_rose
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"Yes. The fuhrer decided that he would rule the world with words. "I will never fire a gun", he said. "I will not have to"

"...He was not a stupid man at all. His first plan of attack was to plant the words in as many areas of his homeland as possible. He planted them day and night, and cultivated them. He watched them grow, until eventually, great forests of words had risen throughout Germany. It was a nation of farmed thoughts."

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shannonamyjenkins
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My ultimate favourite book. I've yet to read a book that made me feel so incredibly involved in a characters life as much as this one

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Jasxnicole
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Running out of room in my tiny library with a full drawer of books that still need to be shelved ... please send help 🙈

But also more books? Belle‘s library is the ultimate goal 📚

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PaulaNovotna
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BOOKS I READ IN SEPTEMBER

I haven't had much time to read lately but I managed at least two.

Both were pretty amazing, The Book Thief in a tragically catching setting of WWII while The Children of Blood and Bone was a beautiful story from an African-like kingdom where magic has been forced to disappear. I do recommend both pieces.

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BookieBiker
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Perfect Saturday, my daughter reading with our book cat, Osana ❤️

Leftcoastzen So cool! 😻 4mo
BookieBiker Tha k you, @Leftcoastzen 😻 4mo
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dariazeoli
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#7Days7Covers #CoverCrush

Day 5

Post 7 book covers that you love over 7 days, with no explanation.

Have you been tagged yet? If not, you‘re it! Join the fun!

thebluestocking Such a good cover. 💙 4mo
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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Time to reread my favourite book of all time

Snowphie I absolutely love this book! 4mo
IamIamIam What a sob fest... I still can't believe I made it through. I think listening to the audio helped so the hard parts got ripped off like a band aid. 💙💜 4mo
LiljaPleasant Lovely edition! 4mo
jdiehr My all-time favorite as well 4mo
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coffeeislife1416
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So bad, I should be cleaning up the house while my tiny human is napping but here I am reading, sipping on coffee and scrolling through Listy timeline 😂

Bookwomble Time well spent ☕📖😊 4mo
Jemmygem What better time to scroll and relax 4mo
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tsundoker
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Loving this book so far.

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So many people died.. especially the people I got emotionally attached to, god, I cried so many times, this was the most heartbreaking, yet amazing book I‘ve read.
I love the fact it was written in “deaths perspective” I wish more books had something like that!!

Cfischbuch It was my favourite book two years running. I agree, you need to read it with a box of tissue. 4mo
MrsBabki Ahhhhhhh! Another one I keep meaning to read. 4mo
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Come-read-with-me
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I just finished rereading The Book Thief and Night over the weekend. Such powerful and heart wrenching stories that remind me of the horrific acts that can be justified by hate. I started to wonder about how I could teach my nieces (ages 6 & 4) about this history and found a book that I had forgotten about. “let the Celebration Begin” is an amazing children‘s story about a challenging topic. The illustrations are breathtaking. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I‘ve GOT to read this one!! 5mo
Come-read-with-me @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Ut is simply amazing. A powerful story with spectacular illustrations. Vivas paints with such a gentle hand. I can‘t get over how this story pulls together light and hope in such a dark time. 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Come-read-with-me beautiful review! I had planned to read it this year ❤️ 5mo
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PaulaNovotna
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A memorable read full of beautiful moments. All in all I loved the story and the characters. The fate of Liesel, Hans and Max broke my heart in a tragic finale. Yet there were a few things that bugged me; mainly the incorrect German grammar. I was also not keen on how the ending and major events had been spoilt before they happened. In a way it was understandable as the narrator was death itself but still it took away from the excitement.

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LaraS
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“The truth is, for the first two years, I had a lot of trouble with Death as the narrator...I scrapped Death altogether and decided Liesel should narrate.
The new problem I had was that because I'm Australian, as the writing progressed, I now had the most Australian-sounding German girl in the history of all writing everywhere (despite my partly German upbringing).“

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“I also hope that readers of any age will see another side of Nazi Germany, where certain people did hide their Jewish friends to save their lives (at the risk of their own). I wanted them to see people who were unwilling to fly the Nazi flag, and boys and girls who thought the Hitler Youth was boring and ridiculous. If nothing else, there's another side that lives beneath the propaganda reels that are still so effective decades later.“

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The book I borrowed from the library has a bunch of “bonus material“ at the end, and I really enjoyed reading about Zusak's process in writing this book. These are some of my fav parts:
“Before publication, there's always a moment when you suddenly understand that if you keep working on the book, you're going to start hurting it. You might be making this more correct, but never more right.“

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Jemmygem
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Straight up wow. Really shakes you to your core. Fantastic story line and the characters are real.

bookseller_cate Loved this one, too! Welcome to Litsy! 😊📚💛 5mo
Powered_By_Plants Awesome read 💕loved it too 5mo
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Bookworm54
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My boyfriends dad is having a clear out of books and I get first dibs!
This is my chosen pile. And the boyfriend approves me taking them all! Woohoo 🥳 🎉

Mostly biographies or biographical fiction but they all sound super interesting. Anyone read these?

#BookHaul #NeverEndingTBR #TheBookLoverLife

LapReader I‘m a book hoarder and for some reason this means people think they can tell me how many books I can have. It drives me nuts but makes me very sneaky. 5mo
julesG Nice stack! I've read the Book Thief. And I would like to read a few off of your stack. 5mo
Velvetfur I've only read The Book Thief from this pile, and it's fantastic 😊 I watched the film of it on a plane, and it was a nice film but lacked the magic of the book, so if you're interested in the film you should definitely read the book first 😁 5mo
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Oryx Book thief is excellent 5mo
quirkyreader The Knife Man is on my Mt. TBR. 5mo
Bookworm54 @LapReader yeah I get the ‘do you need this many books?‘ ‘Are you really going to read/reread those?‘ Thankfully the boyfriend just leaves me to it haha 5mo
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shadowspeak17
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1. The Book Thief
2. The Green Glass Sea
3. My Goodreads TBR has 118, but it‘s not totally up to date. The real number is definitely larger.
4. Evicted (5 stars)

#wondrouswednesday

Megabooks Evicted is so good! 5mo
Eggs Thanks for joining in 👏🏻🤗🌺 5mo
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squirrelbrain
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Can you believe I haven‘t read this one yet?! It‘s been on my TBR shelf for a while...

#germany
#letstravelaugust

Cathythoughts I havnt either . And it‘s a lovely gift for me ... finding time - it‘s meant to be really good 😍 5mo
TrishB @Cathythoughts @squirrelbrain this is a wonderful, wonderful read ♥️💜 5mo
Asthecroweflies It‘s one of my favorite books. 5mo
OriginalCyn620 👌🏻📚🇩🇪 5mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I haven‘t either!!! 5mo
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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread13 I didn‘t hit 24 hours but I‘m still happy with how much I got to read this weekend, I recently got back into reading so this little readathon has helped me a bunch, I‘ve had a lot of fun and already can‘t wait for the next round. Good luck everyone you guys our amazing no matter how much you read!

Curiouser_and_curiouser Welcome to Litsy!!! Awesome sounding story! It's on my TBR list! Hope you continue enjoying it! 5mo
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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread11 I am loving this book so far. I‘m a little slow, but I‘ve been reading every night. I stayed up last night tell 3:00am reading, problem is I was so tired today that I napped instead of reading this afternoon, I‘m gonna read again tonight though.

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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread9 This is what I‘ve read so far today! I‘m gonna read more before I go to bed. Really loving the book so far.

MonthlyBookClub Entered 5mo
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ForCuriosity
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When your learning German and you didn‘t realize it would help you in the book theif, but it‘s a really pleasant suprise

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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread7 I read tell 2:00 last night, had to put the book down because I was falling asleep. But it‘s really good so far. Glad I DNF the other book for this one.

elyseh Entered 5mo
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SheDragon
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💀🚂 👧🏼 📖 ⚪️⚫️🔴 🇩🇪 🔥 📚 ✡️ #mbcreadathon #mbcfrogsread6

elyseh Entered 5mo
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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #MBCfrogsread5 🐸 📚 I need to read more, I keep getting distracted. I forgot to start my count down last night so now my times off. Still gonna keep reading!

Alyss_Reads_It_All Entered! 💕 5mo
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SheDragon
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My current read! Along with my bookshelf, I have other books in my room but here‘s my little bookshelf. #mbcreadathon #MBCfrogsread4

elyseh Entered! 5mo
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SheDragon
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#mbcreadathon #MBCfrogsread3 I had to switch books, wasn‘t liking the other one. Always wanted to read the book thief anyway.

MonthlyBookClub Entered 5mo
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Dangers of reading at work:
Trying to get the tears outta my eyes after reading an incredible story of friendship painted over the pages of Mein Kampf. 😭😭😭

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I started reading the book thief and I don‘t know why this line spoke to me the way it did but sometimes we don‘t need an explanation