‘The Book Thief’ Read Along

Hosted by Read This Instead, Kami’s Library Thoughts and It’s All About Books!

It seems like fate that I have stumbled across The Book Thief Read Along. Only last week one of my friends, whose taste in books I hold in high esteem, was telling me how good it was. It is also being released as a film in November, which I never realised until now, and I tend to only find these things out when their release is imminently due (for example, Life of Pi!).

I bought The Book Thief from the secondhand bookshop I volunteer at and it has since been gathering dust on my bookshelf, so now would be the perfect time to not only read a book before watching the film, but to also join in on my first ever read along! I am sort of familiar with the idea, having seen them on blogs I have been following, and it will be a great experience to actively participate in one to see if I enjoy reading in this way.

So, the schedule is as follows (and I will try my hardest to stick to these):

September 1: Start reading The Book Thief!

September 10: Read parts 1-3, first discussion will be held on Suey’s blog!

September 20: Read parts 4-6, second discussion will be held on Kami’s blog!

September 30: Read parts 7-10, third and final discussion will be held on Kathy’s blog!

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To everyone joining in, happy read along! And for those of you who want to join in, head on over to Suey’s blog, It’s All About Books, to sign up!

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3 Replies to “‘The Book Thief’ Read Along”

  1. Good luck with the readalong! This is a wonderful book – I don’t find that a lot of modern writing gets along with me, but I loved The Book Thief and if I hadn’t already read it I would be joining in. Enjoy!

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