This is the last in my series of the 30 day book challenge!
Day 22: Favorite series – I love love love the Harry Potter series and the Hunger Games series. But I’m going to choose a series that I recently discovered. . . The Series of Unfortunate Events series! They are young adult books, but they are hilarious! I think this series is just amazing, and while I didn’t read it when I was younger, they are such great reads even now! The kids are so smart and the adults are clueless. Plus, throughout the books, the author/narrator (who is fake himself) is telling the story of his lost love, and the pieces from each novel start to fit together as you read the entire series. I took a break for a while but look forward to finishing the series in January.
Day 23: Favorite romance novel – Ugh, I do not read romance. But I read a novel recently where the romance was a little more unconventional but it made the book amazing!!!!!! The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. It’s a must read btw (I actually yelled at you to read it in my review post because it was such a good book).
Day 24: The most overhyped book you have ever read – Easy! Eat, Pray, Love. Decent book, but why was it so popular? It’s not that great!
Day 25: A book you wish was real life – A Dog’s Purpose and A Dog’s Journey by W. Bruce Cameron. Those books get right into the mind of the main character dog, and I just wish that I could know what my dog Tilly is thinking!!! I think about this book and some of the comments all the time. Like, can Tilly really feel the love radiating from me? Does she really think I just happened to forget about her when I don’t give her some of my food? I look at Tilly and always think of those books because I want to believe that W. Bruce Cameron knows what he’s talking about!
Day 26: A book you have meant to read but never got around to – I loved The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein and am dying to get my hands on his Raven Stole the Moon! I look for it when I’m at the library usually, but I just need to suck it up and reserve the book or buy it!
Day 27: A book you would write if you had all the resources – Most of you don’t know this, but I’m super obsessed with jails, jail shows, that kind of thing. I watch Locked Up Abroad on Nat Geo and MSNBC’s Lockup like it’s my job. So if I could have all the resources, I’d write a book about a jail and the stories of some of the inmates.
Day 28: A book you wish you never read – Another easy one! Fifty Shades of Grey books 1 and 2. I was “tricked” into reading 1, and then thought, well, the second HAS to have more of a story line than the first. Nope! I was wrong. Can I please get those precious hours of my life back????
Day 29: An author that you completely avoid/won’t read – Basically anyone who writes cheesy romance novels where the main character is a sappy wimp who needs a man to be complete. Blech!
Day 30: An author that you will read whatever they put out – J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, Adriana Trigiani, Mitch Albom
Your turn! Pick a question or two to answer!
Thanks for reading,