Feature Monday: The Book Thief

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I’ve finally gotten to begin reading THE BOOK THIEF. I’ve heard so many wonderful things about Liesel’s journeys that I pushed it right to the top of my TBR pile. So far, the book is a slow read but I’m enjoying it. The jury is still out as to whether or not I’ll go see the movie version or not.

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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.

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Posted on December 2, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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