The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller 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 can’t resist–books.
How many have you read? (In college I had a t-shirt that said, "Celebrate Freedom: Read a Banned book." Gosh I loved that shirt. ) :: 40 Banned Books UPDATED: I'm agreeing with the comments and I think that is the point about sharing about banned books. The reasons seldom make sense to those of us who believe in the freedom to read. Here's more info: www.ala.org/...
The Importance of Being Ernest, by Oscar Wilde | 32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud (also "I feel Bad About my Neck", "How to be a Woman", "The Broke Diaries", "Bossypants" and more
The Top 32 Popular Fiction Books for Book Clubs. Of the 32, I have read a total of 4. I already have 12 of the books on the list, but haven't read them yet. There are 2 books on the list that I tried to read, but couldn't get through. Finally, several of the remaining 14 books on this list are ones that I would like to read in the future. Overall, a great list!
The 20 best new paperback beach reads: Whatever your definition of “beach book”—romance, mystery, gripping true-life-tale—you’ll find a shore thing here.
“To live every day as if it had been stolen from death, that is how I would like to live. To feel the joy of life, as Eve felt the joy of life. To separate oneself from the burden, the angst, the anguish that we all encounter every day. To say I am alive, I am wonderful, I am. I am. That is something to aspire to.”