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Back To Good by Laura McCarthy Benson

Back To Good

by Laura McCarthy Benson

Giveaway ends April 07, 2017.

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24 June 2011

Don't you hate...

When you cannot finish a book?  I feel like there is something wrong with me!  Well that book was Chime by Franny Billingsley.  I know it just won the Boston Globe/Horn Book award and what not, but I just couldn't finish it.

Is there a book that you've looked forward to and just couldn't finish it?  Or even a book that everyone loves and you just don't?  I know that happens to me quite a bit.  Maybe I'm just very picky in my stories?  Who knows?

I did just finish Stacey Kade's The Ghost and the Goth and I think Will Killian is my new favorite crushworthy guy.  I just loved him so much.  Plus, Alona Dare was a great character too!  Swoonworthy, those two.  Anyway, that review will be coming soon, too.  ARGH, just way too many reviews to write!  I'm just having fun reading, honestly.  Also, doesn't that girl look like Veronica Mars best friend (who's name I think was Alona as well?) I think so!

I did just finish a reread of The Hunger Games Trilogy.   I really enjoyed the ebb and flow of reading them all together as opposed to a year apart.  I was also able to appreciate Peeta a bit more this go round.  I'm still a Gale gal and understand the decisions that Katniss made, I think the epilogue just ties things up a bit too nicely.  Especially for a book that was as violent and timely as this was.  Sometimes tying things up neatly with a bow, aka Breaking Dawn, is not the way to go.  Grant it, Suzanne Collins killed off popular characters, would it have been better to have Katniss go the way of Haymitch? Not as a drunk, per se, but alone with her thoughts and memories?

Ah well, these are my thoughts.

Happy Summer!


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