Today I will be talking about the horrible reading month I had this February 2016. Okay, it was not all horrible but I did not read as much as I wanted to. So at the start of the month I started reading Landline by: Rainbow Rowell. I decided to listen to the audiobook while reading the book, which might have been a bad choice. I only read a little over one hundred pages before I decided to give up on the book. Landline was not a page turner for me, I was not enjoying it. Now I am not sure if it was because of the way the person reading the audiobook read, or just because I was not feeling the story.
From what I did read there were a few things that I did enjoy and other things that I did not. For one, I loved Noomi the youngest daughter she was so adorable. I also enjoyed Seth he was really funny unfortunately from what I read that was the only things that I did enjoy. What factored into me not liking the book were a few things. One, I did not like Neal the husband he was not a fun character. Two, it seemed too slow paced for my liking, also what was up with all the flashbacks? I understand that they were set to set up the plot line but I felt there was too many and it was taking too long to get to the point. When I first started I really wanted to know more about the magical phone but after reading about 115 pages I started to ask myself “ do I really care how it worked? Do I really want to know if Neal and Georgie work out their marriage?” Turns out that I did not care anymore. I completely lost interest in actually reading it myself. If you have read this book you can let me know your thoughts and how it ended up working. If you are going to put spoilers in the comments say it first so that others do not get spoiled if they have not read the book yet.
After failing to read Landline I decided to pick up a book that I read in high school that I did not like. This book was called Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton. So the logic behind this read was , okay I did not like this book in high school but maybe almost nine years later I would have a different perspective on it and enjoy it this time around. Well that was an epic fail! Again I was listening to the audio book and I could not get through it. Honestly it seemed more boring than the first time I read it, I felt that it was taking too long to get to the point and the book is only 99 pages. Moral of the story is I can not read slow paced books, I get too impatient waiting for something exciting to happen.
This month I also read Sailor Moon 4 and I am currently reading the 5th Sailor Moon manga. Both of which are awesome, I am really enjoying reading the manga’s and watching Sailor Moon Crystal together. It’s fun watching what they kept the same and what things they have changed. I also started reading Allegiant by Veronica Roth, but I stopped reading it because I had to return the audio book and re request it. So for March I am hoping to read Talon by Julie Kagawa ( to see a little bit of what this book is about read my Library Book Haul post). If you have read any of these books let me know what you thought of them in the comments. One last thing if you are interested in e books and audiobooks check out the app overdrive. All you need to use the app is a library card and you can borrow any e book or audio book that you want.
Until next time book nerds,