I was browsing Kindle titles on Amazon when I stumbled upon Perennials by Julie Cantrell. The premise seemed interesting enough. However, I haven’t had the energy to finish this book. I spent nearly a whole morning reading up to half of the novel, waiting, waiting for it to get good because it did have promise.
Now, a disclaimer: I did not finish this book. I didn’t care enough to finish this book. I thought it would be a waste to continue investing my time in it when even after I’ve plodded through half of it, I still didn’t care about anyone in the story. That said, I do have some thoughts on the half that I did read.
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A collection of recently discovered things I am loving right now.
Kate or Die
Kate’s colorful art is perfect for her lighthearted comics. They’re mostly about her everyday life, from pit stains
Her comics have a conversational tone
, as though Kate’s just talking to her friends instead of strangers on the Internet. I actually think they’re a lot like personal blog posts, only in comics form, which is why I enjoy going through the archives.
|That hand grenade ring is PERFECT for Deadpool!!!
This Tumblr blog reviews various wines, and posts them with a photo of a Shiba Inu and the wine bottle.
Now I don’t like wine (all I ever drink is Red Horse beer), but I LOVE dogs, and this beautiful Shibe keeps me coming back for more ❤
The Most Popular Girls in School
It’s a freakin’ stop-motion series starring Barbie dolls. How can I not get hooked?!
TMPGIS follows the rivalry of the Van Buren sisters and the Overland Park Cheer Squad, as well as the lives of other students in Overland Park. What makes this show so great is that even the supporting characters are hilarious: there’s a desperate lunch lady, a sad-sack 27-year-old, and a pregnant French (Canadian?) student.
So that’s it for Recent Loves. ‘Til next time! I’m a little busy so I won’t be updating the blog as much. Byeeee!
1. Do you get sick while reading in a car?
Nope. I can read pretty much anywhere.
2. Which author’s writing style is completely unique to you and why?
I’d have to say Aimee Bender. Her prose is a bit flowery, but it never gets in the way of the story itself. Her wordiness actually draws me deeper into the story. Best example would be in The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, where she describes the ingredients of lemon cake, including “the yellow block of butter blurring at the edges”. When she listed down what appears to be the contents of a grocery list, I saw everything in my mind’s eye and I started craving lemon cake.
I fricking love her, is what I’m saying.
3. The Harry Potter series or the Twilight saga? Give 3 points to defend your answer.
Is this even a question? Harry Potter
, because it has 1) good characters, 2) a good plot, and 3) good dialogue, AKA three things Twilight does not have.
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This was the bomb that The Best Friend dropped me a few months ago while we were drinking. We were playing a game where you had to pick one of the given choices, which was going along swimmingly until he posed this question to me, his metal-mouth in a triumphant grin.
At that moment, I despised him—not because I didn’t know what to answer, but because I knew exactly what the answer was and I was too afraid to say it out loud.
So are you ready to hear it?
My choice is…
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