15 Day Book Blogging Challenge: Day 5

The 15 day Book Blogger Challenge can be found here.
Christina from A Reader of Fictions, Mickey from I'm a Book Snark, Jessie from Ageless Page Reviews, and myself have decided to do this over the course of 15 weeks. One post will go up every Friday in order to teach you a little about ourselves.
 A tear-jerker. Oy, there are so many. But this is my ultimate favorite, so...
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
 The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that will be in movie theaters on November 15, 2013, 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 can’t resist–books. 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.
I connected with these characters so much that it would be impossible not to cry. I mean, we are talking about my favorite book of all time. And even if it didn't compel me to cry, I'd still cry because the messages in it are just so amazing.

If you want to be my friend at all, you must read this book!

1 comment:

  1. I think you'd have to be some sort of robot to not cry over this books. Nice choice!