Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Teen Tuesday, Second Edition [Chelsie]

I apologize for the late post... I would have pre-written mine last night, but I was on the slowest computer in history (what can I say, it's dial-up...) and I was extremely tired.

But better late than never =D

I wish I could say that I was a reading maniac this week, finishing half of the books that I have stacked on my shelf and writing spectacular reviews just for your reading pleasure.

But that's not the case. In all honesty, I finished one book this week. And that was Fireworks. I started Audrey, Wait! but I haven't had much time to read it. I'm a little over halfway done, and so far what I've read is fantastic... I can't wait to find out what's next.

The reason it's taken me so long to read lately is because I'm trying something new out when it comes to reading. I created a Reading Log for all of my books, and as I'm reading I write down my thoughts and certain quotes. For Audrey, Wait! I have about ten pages so far, including a Song Log and tons of funny quotes. So far, Audrey's dad is my favorite character... he is completely hilarious!

Next, I'm reading Goddess Games by Niki Burnham. I've had this book for awhile and I've been kind of nervous about reading it, because I've never read anything by the author. However, after reading her story in Fireworks, I am extremely excited. Her story, Night Swimming, was the best story out of all four stories in the book. The other stories were all okay, but they were slightly predictable and there really wasn't much to them. Niki Burnham took her story to the next level, making it a fun beach read but also something emotional and wonderful that really struck something deep inside me.

So, that's what's been happening this week... I'm hoping to get much more reading done this next week, so expect something more exciting for next week's post.

(I would do pictures and links and whatnot, but once again I'm forced to finish up this post on a slow computer, and I wouldn't want it to spazz out on me... next week!)



Hope. said...

Niki Burnham is a great writer. She wrote a few Simon Romantic Comedies that I read and I loved them. :)

Still wanting to read Fireworks.

That's a good idea about a story log. I've been wanted to start one with book quotes, because I always try to remember them, but then I always forget them, lol. It annoys me.

I loved Audrey's dad in Audrey, Wait! He made me laugh all the time. Him and James. James made me laugh a lot too. :)


Chelsea said...

Audrey, Wait! is so good. I really like the RoComs, too, but haven't read any of Niki Burnham's. I'll have to do that!