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Book list link up {link up closed}

I've recently joined a book club. At the end of each monthly meeting, we vote on next month's book. This got me thinking about some of my favorite books and books I would recommend others to read. I absolutely love chatting with my friends about our next must-read book. Also, the stack of books on my nightstand is dwindling and I'm in need of a good book!

I thought this would be a great opportunity to host my first link-up! For those of you who do not know what a link-up is, let me explain. Fellow bloggers who participate in this link-up will write their own must-read book lists and use the widget at the bottom of this post to link their post to mine. So click on the thumbnails below! See what other people are recommending.

The link-up is open from Monday, November 4th, to Friday, November 8th. Bloggers can add their blog posts throughout the work week. Check out what is being added each day or come back next Saturday, November 9th, to see what books you need to put on your Amazon wish list! :)

If you do not have a blog but love reading, please leave a comment with your book recommendations!

Kimber's Recommendations
 
1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
This book is hitting a wave of popularity due to the upcoming movie release on November 8th, 2013. I haven't seen the trailer for the movie yet, but I can tell you, you must read this book.
 
My friends are probably tired of me telling them to read this book. I don't care; they really need to read this book!
 
My copy of this book is dog-eared and missing the cover. I have probably read this book no less than 10 times.
 
"Just because you are paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you."
 
5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
A must-read and then you can watch Pride and Prejudice and love it all the more. And I truly believe only people who have not read the book would tolerate the Kiera Knightley movie-- stick to Colin Firth. Since I'm a huge Jane Austen fan, I actually recommend you read all her works.
 
"Man has a choice and it is his choice that makes him a man."
 
You should probably read everything written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, but start here.
 
I have not seen the movie for this book and I'm not sure I want to. Something about this book can make me cry every time; I don't want the movie to ruin it.
 
A book full of the depths of human emotions. (My family would not believe I wrote this list if it didn't include Russian literature.)
 
10. I want to end this list with a cult novel, since I love them (Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahnuik) or a book about sisters (The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown). I'd really like to include a recommendation by my sister (Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchet). I can't make up my mind. How could I recommend only 10 books? :)
 
 

Comments

Lindsey said…
I really love Bel Canto by Ann Patchett. Also, DO NOT see the movie version of Time Travelers Wife. You will only be setting yourself up for disappointment.
I am so sorry that I missed your link up. I saw your post when you first wrote it and then time (and moving) got away from me!!
Kimber said…
Lindsey, thanks for the tip! And I'll check out your book recommendation!

Bubblehead Bride, no worries! This was my first link up and a learning experience. :) Hope you are doing well with your precious babies! The pictures you have posted are adorable. I can only imagine how busy you are with a move AND newborn twins!! Oh, the life of a Navy wife!

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