Sunday, October 25, 2015

In My Thoughts This Fine Day #10


I just read this book for book club. I thought it might take awhile so I go an early start. I was wrong. It didn't take me long. I flew through it. If you haven't read this one yet you haven't let it drop despondently from your hands as it ends and flung yourself on the floor in despair! I seriously need to discuss this book!!!! Sigh! Here's my question: Should I read the sequel After You? It just came out but I've heard really negative things. See, I figured either Moyes' wrote the sequel to give her poor readers some closure or she just wrote it because she knew she'd make bank. From what I can gather from people's reviews it's the latter. Ugh! Maybe just discussing it would be enough. If only I had someone to discuss it with!


I have five books to review...I'll attempt to write up some reviews after posting this but all I want to do is read! Considering my dismal reading numbers lately, I guess at least I'm reading, right? But when I keep flying though books I need to review them before I forget all about them and I don't wanna!!!!  I just want to read...I blame it on the season. When fall comes with its colder temperatures, I want hot chocolate, hot baths and books!!!



Hey look! A movie review shoved into my random post! Let me just admit right now that (sorry Jenni and Suey) I just don't get the obsession with Tom Hiddleston. I do, however, enjoy a good horror movie so I went to see Crimson Peak this past week. I seriously want those two hours of my life back!!! First off, ALL the scary scenes are shown in the previews! It wasn't even a horror movie. It was a disgusting drama involving a pathetically naive and weak heroine, incest and dubious plot. If you wanted to see it for the horror, don't! Just watch the previews. If you wanted to see it for Tom, don't! He's kind of a jerk in it and not in a Loki kinda way.

14 comments:

  1. The funny thing is that I've been reading all the books you've been recommending so I'll probably be onto this one soon!

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    1. Cool! I hope you like my recommendations.

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  2. Your Crimson Peak review cracked me up! I kind of suspected it wouldn't really be a horror film (I'm not a fan of horror anyway) but it sounds terrible! I will definitely be avoiding it.

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  3. Maybe we should do a "book" banter on Tom, eh? Because I can come up with LOTS of reasons! I did hear that this was not as scary as it looked, but I was hoping that Tom was awesome in it (I mean I did gather he was not a nice guy, but that doesn't usually mean much) Sad that neither one panned out. I'm pretty sure I won't be seeing it unless I stumble on it on TV some year. Meanwhile, I'll look forward to the other movie he's in (country singer or not, I don't care) and hope that he really IS awesome in that one!

    Glad to hear you have tons of things to talk about for this book! It's going to be a great book club then, right? I started it last night, here's hoping I fly through it so Jessica or whoever can borrow my copy!

    Glad to hear you are reading so much again! AWESOME!

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    1. Yeah, don't bother spending money on it. Book club should be great!

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  4. Thanks for the review of Crimson Peak. I've been on the fence about seeing it because Tom is in it. But, I was worried he might be a jerk and not a good jerk like Loki. Sigh. Not a good sigh either.

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  5. I've heard tons of good things about ME BEFORE YOU, but I haven't read it yet. I need to get on that, pronto!

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    1. Dang! I was kinda hoping you'd read it so we could discuss.

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  6. I'm not in a reviewing mood either. It's great you're reading, though!

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  7. I read Me Before You, a while back, and was so despondent that I sent it to a friend rather than keeping it. Such a sobfest. As to the sequel - haven't read it, not sure I want to. I've heard mostly negative comments, too, but it would realliy be difficult to follow up that level of emotional impact, wouldn't it?

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    1. Yeah, I'm so distraught. I think I'll pass on After You unless it's cheap or free.

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