Some books, grab your attention right from the moment you begin to read. There are definitely some great examples such as the Da Vinci Code which had me racing through each page to see what would happen next. But I have a deeper appreciation for those that walk the line of reality. My choice, Night by Elie Wiesel, is an incredible story about the horrors of the holocaust worthy of a read.
This book, although popular before, jumped into the spotlight after its mention on the Oprah show. I got a chance to read it a few years before then in my Gr 11 English class and was completely captivated by his story and the way he choose to tell it. After his many years of silence, you know that he took every care to put out his story exactly the way he wanted it. A dark recount of the tragedies during the Nazi regime and his own personal encounters; questioning of his faith, his values and the nature of humans, it is beautifully told in a mere few pages. A highly suggested read if you haven't gotten the chance to already.
It’s one month until my awaited 21st birthday. I wish I could say I have something grand planned out but truthfully, I’ll probably spend the night at home alone doing work/blogging. Sad huh? I’m just not that cool. lol However, I’m not letting the prospects of sitting at home alone keep me from eyeing potential gifts. First off let me say, I’m hella broke so money in all forms would be greatly appreciated and will be wisely used on food to sustain me for the school year. Other than that, I do have one extravagant wish for my wishlist this year.
For those who don’t know this is one of Louis Vuitton’s bag, the Boétie GM coming in at the oh so affordable price of $2500. Ka-Ching! WHATEVER! Let me dream for a moment here ok?! I have such a purse obsession and truthfully I want a Chanel purse above all else but on my recent trip to NYC, I just totally fell in love with this bag at Saks 5th. I am well aware what that money could get me alternatively yet somehow its just not as satisfactory as owning this bad boy. I wish I could even say that I’d settle for the MM or the PM but I just can’t. This is my only love and sadly we will always be kept apart. lol
I'd recommend this as one of the first books to read to a child. It holds a special place in my because it was the very first book I read all on my own and I was quite proud of myself when I did. I read it numerous times after and that's where my insatiable love for reading came.
My childhood reading consisted of Clifford, Berenstain Bears, Arthur, Richard Scarry' Best StoryBook Ever, The works of Dr. Seuss and Robert Munsch. All great classic reads for children.