"You start thinking: it can't be a great cosmic game of chess, it has to be just very complicated Solitaire." Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett
Four Ways to Irritate a Fairy by E. How to handle the royal dilemma - if you forget to invite the bad fairy, she'll be mad at you, but if you do invite her. Nesbit's wit and realistic magic shine through in these four tales of irritated fairies.
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. << I had read this and it's my favorite book