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Top Ten Favorite Quotes From Books

1. “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice This is a fantastic quotation because it sets the tone for Austen’s tongue-in-cheek style and characterization—of Mrs. Bennet especially. You just KNOW that that’s exactly…

Top Ten Favorite Book Covers

There are lots of great book covers out there that make you just want to rip the book off the shelf and start reading wherever the book falls open. Then, there are others that make you never want to pick the book up ever. And finally, there are those that are just, to put it…

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

My friend Nicole, a fellow bibliophile, recommended this book to me. After reading it, I’m thinking I should probably get some more recommendations from her, because this book was wonderful. The Book Thief, set in Nazi Germany, is the story of Liesel Meminger, who steals her first book, The Grave Digger’s Handbook, on the day…