Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Book Review: LIFE AS WE KNEW IT
A very enjoyable book, and it certainly made me appreciate all of the food in our pantry.
On Goodreads.com I gave the book four stars. The two reasons I didn't give it five stars are: 1) I'm not a huge fan of "diary-entry" style novels and 2) I felt like the voice and actions of the main character were more of a 13 or 14 year old girl, rather than the 16 year old, she was supposed to be.
I spend a lot of time working with young women, and there's a huge maturity difference between 12, 14, and 16. So, I had trouble believing that the main character was 16. I think I'll have my daughter (nearly 16) read it and see what she thinks. Who knows? Maybe I'm wrong. :)
The ending was a bit predictable and the middle section was a little slow, but otherwise, I enjoyed the book and plan to read the next in the series.
What are you reading right now?