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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

I love the style of the writing that Zusak has. He has these short sentences that throw some hefty emotional punches. And although I'm not a big fan of it usually, he plays with the fourth wall here a bit which is interesting. That fact that Zusak is cute is nice! Read full review

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User Review  - KatiBruneau - LibraryThing

I liked the setup of the chapters and how the handwriting was tied in. The humor made it a great read but I felt that the intertwined love story was too forced. The book comes complete full circle and doesn't leave much to the wandering mind. Either way, it was an entertaining read. Read full review

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User Review  - mjspear - LibraryThing

Slacker Ed Kennedy suddenly finds his life transformed when he receives mysterious messages from an unknown source. At first, it seems the messages are all about "what Ed must do" and "who he must ... Read full review

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User Review  - cameling - LibraryThing

A cab driver finds himself touted as a hero when he unwittingly foils a bank robbery. He starts to receive anonymous playing cards with cryptic words on them. No instructions what to do with the cards ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarybrandy - LibraryThing

I can't say I knew what to expect from this book, and yet it exceeded all my expectations. What started out as a rough-around-the-edges Guy story (the literary equivalent of the "buddy movie" genre ... Read full review

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User Review  - janismack - LibraryThing

Very charming and funny book. The main caracter Ed has messager to deliver to certain people and he doesn't know why. I wasn't sure I would like this when I started it but it was so different and engaging, Read full review

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User Review  - brainella - LibraryThing

Markus Zusak is beginning to be one of my favorite authors. I'm not sure I'd categorize this book as a young adult book (language alone is pretty sketchy) but I can see that teens might enjoy it. This ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jasprit - LibraryThing

Reasons to read I am the Messenger• An intricate thought evoking awesome plot ✔ • A group of endearing characters that you never want to let go ✔ • Writing which is simply out of this world ✔ • A ... Read full review

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User Review  - EllenCam - LibraryThing

I didn't think this book was anywhere near the quality of writing in "The Book Thief", but I did enjoy it and appreciated the message of hope and possibilities. Read full review

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User Review  - dlaberge - LibraryThing

Beautifully written. Follow Ed Kennedy as he is thrust on a journey to fill the needs of complete strangers from an anonymous list. Endearing. Read full review


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