Monday, June 11, 2012

A Book I Couldn't Put Down

What is it about a great book that makes it impossible to think of anything else until you finish it? And then when you do finish it, you feel a little sad because it's over?

Well, that's how I feel about Charlaine Harris' Sookie Stackhouse series. I am in love with the characters, and I cannot wait to find out what's going to happen next with them. So when the most recent one came out, I put down the other book I was in the middle of, and read Sookie from cover to cover instead. And then I was sad it was over. While it wasn't the best book in the series, I still loved it. It was like going to lunch with some of my favorite friends that I haven't seen in a long time.



Glancing at reviews on Goodreads, this book took a LOT of hits claiming it was boring and a "filler" type of book in the series. To some extent, I agree, but I still loved it. I'm not giving it five stars on Goodreads, because it was nowhere near my favorite, but I'm not giving it one star, because I pretty much read it in one sitting. I love the characters, and I can hardly wait for the next book to come out.

5 comments:

  1. I'm sad that the next book is the last one. I got into the series when the 9th book was about to come out and I read the first 8 in like four days, or something crazy like that. I checked them out 3 at a time from the library.

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  2. I haven't read this series. Now I think I need to.

    There are a couple series I have loved to the point that I read the latest release sitting in the car outside the bookstore. COuldn't even wait to get it home.

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  3. Good to know! I'm always looking for books that are hard to put down. I haven't read any of hers before, but have heard this is a wonderful series.

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  4. This is one of those series I've put off. I'm sure it'll eventually surface on my TBR. :)

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