It didn’t take me long to finish this one. I did not love it. I did not hate it. I will first say what I didn’t like. The plot line is to drawn out for what you see is obvious and coming. So honestly it makes it a little weak. You can see everything coming as it comes, and go “Oh right so that what its going to be” I don’t like when I can see that in a book. The religious undertones are pushed a bit hard in this one as well. In my opinion.
However, that being said. I did the action. I did like that we got to meet some new characters and see some interesting twists. While I knew the character who leaves wouldn’t ditch her family, I was surprised when she came back how it all wrapped up. But that was the only surprise in the book. The rest was rather predictable.
I also personally wouldn’t let the intended YA audience read this one. Its a bit to…bloody, and filled with innuendo. While that was enjoyable to me as an adult. I would not let a kid read it.Over all, While I enjoyed the Saga as a whole. and am ..obviously a fan of Twilight. Breaking Dawn is my least favorite of the set. But still not a bad..book.
There is a lot of name dropping of big name celebrities, and that makes the book even more fun.Kind of like reading a Tabloid magazine, you know its not true but you just cant help yourself. We follow a fun cast of characters around Lottie that you love, hate, and love again. So over all if your looking for a fast, and amusing read that gives you a chuckle. With plenty of people mooning, and flashing in drunken stupors, give this one a shot.
And here the challenge begins now. Its Jan. And here’s my book schedule for the month. Maybe I will sneak an extra in. Who knows! I am looking forward to tackling this list. frothing at the mouth really…hehe
Goal 125 Books in 2009
Jan 1st-1st- Angus,Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging 272 Pages
1st-3rd- They’re not your friends 288 Pages
4th-5th- Breaking Dawn 754 Pages
6th-8th-One of those flings 306 Pages
9th-11th- High Maintenance 351 Pages
12th-14th- Picture Perfect 369 Pages
14th-17th-Wicked *Shannon Drake 376 Pages
17th-20th-Good Grief 344 Pages
21st-23rd-Devil’s Bride 388 Pages
24th-26th-Confessions of a Shopaholic 320 Pages
27th- – BabyVille 438 Pages
After closing the old format that had been around for a long time..Here is the new one!
This blog is really only for me. But if others wish to join in,comment,or watch they are welcome to. You will mostly find, my book reading information for me. As I am setting this as a place, for me to keep track fully of my goal for the year of 2009, taken on at Paperback Swap.
The goal is to finish 125 books for the year of 2009. I think its do-able.
For now we do have some of 2008 left, and I am setting a schedule for the remainder of that. Before I begin my 2009 schedule. Call it a warm up.
Dec 21st-23rd Confessions of a Viscount
Dec 24th-26th The Constant Princess
26th-28th -Digging to America
29th-31st-Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
And that is where we shall be..until the 1st 🙂
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So my archives and all have been cleaned up wiped out, and all the new booking info will be coming Soon. Yay! Also keep an eye out for a custom desgin come spring.