Tuesday, February 16, 2010

January Books

So it's the middle of February and I still haven't posted any of the things that I needed to, but oh well. Here are the books that I read in January.

Somewhere in Time - 320
Richard Matheson
This book was part of the reason that I took so long to post, I wanted to watch the movie after reading the book, but took forever to get around to watching the movie. I found the book to be okay, I thought the character of Richard was way too whiny and demanding. I also thought that Elise gave in way to easily to everything that he said. In the movie I found Richard to be more forceful than whiny, and Elise to still accept too much without question. Overall a decent read and watch, but not something that I am eager to do again soon.

Evermore - 320
Alyson Noël
Blue Moon - 304
Alyson Noël
The first two novels in the series, and both were pretty fun. I liked the characterization, I thought the pace was a bit slow as the setup was being done, but overall good stories.

A Kiss in Time - 384
Alex Flinn
I had high hopes for this story as this is the same author as Beastly. This story is the modern-day Sleeping Beauty tale, and while the story was fun, it lacked the depth of Beastly. I enjoyed it overall, but my favorite Sleeping Beauty tale will always be Enchantment by Card.

Antsy Does Time - 256
Neal Shusterman
I seemed to have had a thread of time this month. This is the story of how one nice deed can get out of hand and then things go crazy. The story was fun and the characters were well done.

The Graveyard Book - 320
Neil Gaiman
Gaiman has proven to be a very good writer and can make the most out of any story. This is one of his novels written for a juvenile audience that can be read by anyone and appreciated. The story is about Bod, short for Nobody Owens, who is raised in a graveyard, and how he grows up. Very fun and would like to read again.

Total for January - 1904
Total for 2010 - 1904

1 comment:

Amberly said...

I have the book "Shadowland" the third book in the Immortals series if you want to borrow it! I also loved "The Graveyard Book", that was a good one!!