Posts Categorized: Markus Zusak

Sep 03
Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday # 19: Books That Should Be Taught In School

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Books That Should Be Taught In School I did my own little spin on this topic.  These aren’t necessarily books that I think SHOULD be taught in school, but I think they’re topics high school kids should know about.  Some of my suggestions are more light-hearted than others. Holocaust The Book Thief by Markus Zusak… Read more »


Aug 27
Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday # 18: Best Secondary Characters

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Secondary Characters I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore: Bernie Kosar – he only LOOKS like a beagleThe Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: Jackal, the dangerous “blood brother”Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell: Reagan, the brusque, sometimes surly college roommate. (Note: I’m only halfway done, so if Reagan becomes a bitch, we will have to scratch this one… Read more »


Jul 30
Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday # 15: Perfect Endings

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and weeks topic is:  Top Ten: Perfect Endings Even though the topic this week was great beginnings OR endings, I wanted to focus just on the endings.  These are a just a few of the books (I could have picked many more than ten) that stayed with me long after I closed the cover. Endings That Knocked My Socks Off Not… Read more »


May 14
Top Ten Tuesday # 6: Do Not Disturb (OK, please DO disturb.)

Top Ten Tuesday # 6: Do Not Disturb (OK, please DO disturb.)

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week a new topic is given and this weeks topic is:  Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Subjects If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch: This book deals with the after-effects of terrible abuse, and you won’t be able to get the main character, Carey, out of your mind.  My review is here. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher: A young girls recounts the reasons she committed suicide. The… Read more »