Books I Wish I Could Experience Again For the First Time

Hey guys! Today I’m going to talk about books that I’d love to experience again for the first time and I’m actually surprised I haven’t done this before on my blog. There’s so many books I’d love to read again for the first time, but these ones are really special and I have a different reason for each of them. So let’s get into it!

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

I read this in 2013 and it has remained one of my all-time favourite books. I’ve talked about it a lot on my blog, especially in book tags. Any opportunity to talk about this book, I’ll grab it with both hands. Literally, any time someone asks me to recommend a book or asks me what my favourite book is, this is always the first one I talk about. I was really hesitant to read it at first because it’s set in Nazi Germany during World War II and I thought that I wouldn’t enjoy it because I was reading young adult and fantasy books at the time but it’s such an emotional and powerful story. It’s so captivating and even though I read it so long ago, I still think of the story and the characters every now and again. I cried so much while I was reading it, especially at the end. It was incredibly sad story, but Death made for such an interesting narrator and it’s what makes this book stand out for me. Now that I’m a lot older, I’m curious to know what my experience would be if I were to read it now. There’s not many books that make me cry now honestly, so I’m wondering if I’d still cry a lot. I probably would, there was a lot of really emotional scenes.

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September 2019 TBR!

Hey guys! Today I am sharing with you my September 2019 TBR. I’ve already finished one book this month (The Devil Upstairs by Anthony O’Neill) and I’m hoping I can read another 6 (possibly more). I’m having a crime fiction month but I may squeeze some fantasy in there later on! Here’s what I’d like to read in September:

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh: I really enjoyed Let Me Lie which I read earlier in the year and I read a lot of reviews saying that wasn’t even Clare’s best book so naturally I was intrigued. I found this in a charity shop and snatched it up straight away. I’ve started it and even the opening chapters have been upsetting with a five year old boy being killed in a hit and run. I think this will be tugging on my heartstrings and I’m interested to see what happens in the aftermath of Jacob’s death.

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware: I am buddy reading this with my lovely friend Kate and so far I am really enjoying it! I love Ruth’s books and I think her writing just gets better and better with each new book. I love the way she has decided to tell this story and so far I’m hooked. I can’t wait to see how everything unfolds!

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