I absolutely LOVE The Host! I didn’t think I would but I totally do! — More details later.
Monthly Archives: August 2011
So I finished reading Sorta Like A Rockstar and thoroughly enjoyed it.
I also have a new review I posted yesterday, to share with you for: Prada & Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard.
I’m on chapter one for The Host but I’m liking it so far. I’m just a little confused about how I should feel towards Wanderer…
Should I hate her, or appreciate her pity towards humans?
AMBER APPLETON lives in a bus. Ever since her mom’s boyfriend kicked them out, Amber, her mom, and her totally loyal dog, Bobby Big Boy (aka Thrice B), have been camped out in the back of Hello Yellow (the school bus her mom drives). Still Amber, the self-proclaimed princess of hope and girl of unyielding optimism, refuses to sweat the bad stuff. But when a fatal tragedy threatens Amber’s optimism-and her way of life-can Amber continue to be the rock star of hope?
CAPRICORN (CAP) ANDERSON has never watched television. He’s never tasted pizza. Never even heard of a wedgie. Since he was little, his only experience has been living on a farm commune and being home schooled by his hippie grandmother, Rain.
But when Rain falls out of a tree while picking plums and has to stay in the hospital, Cap is forced to move in with a guidance counselor and her cranky teen daughter, and attend the local middle school. While Cap knows a lot about tie-dyeing and Zen Buddhism, no education could prepare him or the politics of public school.
Right from the beginning, Cap’s weirdness makes him a moving target at Claverage Middle School (dubbed C Average by the students.) He has long, ungroomed hair, wears hemp clothes, and practices tai chi out on the lawn. Once Zach Powers, big man on campus, spots Cap, he can’t wait to introduce him to the age-old tradition at C Average: the biggest nerd gets nominated to run for class president…and wins.
Will Cap turn out to be the greatest president in the history of C Average? Or the biggest punch line?
The only daughter of supermodel Katie Summers, unconventional- looking Lizzie Summers has come to expect fawning photographers and adoring fans to surround her gorgeous mother. But when Lizzie is approached by a fashion photographer who believes she’s “the new face of beauty,” Lizzie surprises herself and her family by becoming the newest Summers woman to capture the media’s spotlight.
The BSG are on an all-expenses-paid cruise to Hawaii, thanks to Dad’s assignment! It’s an amazing trip, complete with volcanoes, horse-back riding, and snorkeling, but it hasn’t all been smooth sailing.
The BSG have always been such a great team, and we need all of us together now to help Isabel and me take care of our new secret friend. Here’s a hint: He talks a lot and loves pineapple!
There could be some big waves if we’re found out…More later!
First, there are two bands that I want to introduce you to. 🙂
Freak Morice: (not signed) http://www.youtube.com/freakmorice
Cimorelli: (signed to Universal) http://www.youtube.com/user/cimorellitheband
Do you know what I like the most about these bands? They’re SIBLINGS bands! Sibling bands appeal to me because I’m an only child–unfortunately.
Someone on twitter sent me this to this user and I find this song particularly interesting. It’s catchy but sounds over-edited which disappoints me because the girl can actually SING! Just watch her videos.
This is another song I love but the music video disturbs me. I’m used to Jenny Humphrey, not Taylor Momsen. 😐
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7VGOnV2QhU&feature=channel_video_title (this music video is not for the kindhearted; slightly disturbing)
And if you want to hear the music without watching the video, then here’s the lyrics video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAQ5VN0dcVg
Last night I went to my cousins’ house for dinner. One of my other cousins (from London) had stayed there for a week with her husband. So when I arrived there (they already left for London) my uncle gave me bag, saying it was a gift from her. I was filled with delight when I saw a copy of The Host and a small box of chocolates!
(Chocolate and books are my guilty pleasure! :D)
Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy that takes over the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. But Wanderer, the invading “soul” who occupies Melanie’s body, finds its former tenant refusing to relinquish possession of her mind.
As Melanie fills Wanderer’s thoughts with visions of Jared, a human who has avoided invasion and lives in hiding, Wanderer begins to yearn for a man she’s never met. Soon Wanderer and Melanie- reluctant allies-set off to search for the man they both love.
Featuring one of the most unusual love triangles in literature, The Host is a riveting and unforgettable novel about the persistence of love and the essence of what it means to be human.
Of course I won’t be reading this book until I finish Vamped, the last two books from my “library pile” and the reviews for the review site that Aria (one of my best friends) and I started. Still, I’m excited since it sounds like such an interesting and intense book.
BTW, I’m LOVING Vamped right now!
Gina Covello has a problem. Waking up a dead is just the beginning. There’s very little she can’t put up with for the sake of eternal youth and beauty. Blood-sucking and pointy stick phobias seem a small price to pay. But she draws the line when local vampire vixen Mellisande gets designs on her hot new boyfriend with his prophecied powers and hatches a plot to turn all of Gina’s fellow students into an undead army to be used to overthrow the vampire council.
Hey, if anyone’s going to create an undead entourage, it should be Gina! Now she must unselfishly save her classmates from fashion disaster and her own fanged fate.
This will be the next book I’ll read & review. So excited to read this! 😀
Author’s Official Website: http://luciennediver.com/