Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Be Still My Heart...

Saya cintakan Edward Cullen...

I can't wait to get my hands on the books. I've watched the movie. Itz so-so but the lead actor, is so handsome. I love brooding moody boys... hehehe

I dragged Lan to several MPH and Popular bookstore last week, but the book is sold out (saya sakit hati) Actually some of the books is there, but since I want the book set (consisting of all four books) I have to wait. I'm so getting my hands on it along with JK Rowling " The Tale of Beedle and Bard"

Anyway let's review the books I've read on the month of November :

Children of Hurin : Tolkien
Hmmm... not exactly my fave book of all the Tolkien Middle Earth series (the book was edited by Christopher Tolkien (his son)) the storyline is too depressing and moody, with the psychosis, bipolarness, incest (got your attention yet?) Itz just way too serious for me. The suckiest part is everyone dies in the end (oopps spoiler) The book just can't compete with the brilliance of Lord of the Ring but it's not a bad read...

The Chronicles of Narnia : C.S Lewis
I managed to get the whole set (7 books) for RM15. Despite all the hype after the release of the movie, I just can't get myself psyched up over the book. Technically, I don't find the book to be the "easy reading" type despite being a children book. It's very heavy on "maksud2 tersirat". Maybe I just think too much, but the book is fine. I won't say it's brilliant as compared to the LOTR trilogy or Harper Lee "To Kill a Mockingbird" (fine I'm obsessed with the book, so what?) but it's OK!!

Thanks for the Memories : Cecilia Ahern
I find the story funny and sad at the same time. It's quite good. Easy reading but then again Cecilia Ahern books usually produce the "happy feeling juices" as long as you are not finding for a deep and meaningful literary Nobel Prize winning work :) this is just the book for you...

Something Wonderful: Judith McNaughtMy guilty pleasure... hehehhe... I usually am not into "romance" because its rubbish (i can't stand the way they usually potray women, no matter how independent, smart and beautiful they are, mesti ada satu mamat nie yang will make all "maids hates their virginity and nuns forget the vows"....whatever major lameness) but I like Judith McNaught books, I've read a few : "Kingdoms of Dreams" and "Perfect" (hahahha ni buku fave. Yen) This book is a fun read if you don't feel like thinking...

Chasing Harry Winston:Lauren WeisbergerOf all the 3 books. I only find "The Devil Wears Prada" good. I find this book and her second novel " Everyone Worth Knowing" predictable and boring. It lacks creativity and it seems to me that she keep on churning the same scenario and ideas over and over again in different situations... Was seriously skipping pages when I read this...

11 books in a month, not bad,huh? I'm so instilling this habit to my kids, something my soon to be hubby totally lack. It's ok, he can teach them all about sports :p Have a great day everyone..

Read a book, kill a gremlin!!!

3 comments:

MJ said...

tapi far.....

i suka judith mcnaught since high school... :-P sekali-sekala indulge in pointless romance story okay ape... i blame all the books for my lost of 'innocence' ... hahahahahahahaha......!

~f@R~ said...

hahah i know what you mean... ada lagi satu buku romance yang trashy.. Mills & Boons... serious merosakkan akhlak :)

MJ said...

tepat sekali. Buku-buku begitu membuatkan kita rasa nak grab bf kita tetiba.
Tapi, kalau baca buku mcm tu time takde boyfriend, memang bengang gila.

Trashy novel rulezzz... hahahahah!