Since I'll be spending time with the family tomorrow (painting eggs, and getting ready for Easter), and since I don't have anything better to do (ahah, total dork) I figured I should post this weeks WTB a little earlier(:
WTB? Simply stands for, What The Book? I host this meme, but anyone can just join in!(: If you do, please leave your link in the comments I would love to read your WTB.
~State the most recent book you've finished or the best book you've read of that week, did you like it? Why or why not?
~You could add a small summary and a picture.
~If you have a review of it, you could also post the link.
~NO spoilers, please!(:
~What book do you plan on reading next, or currently reading?
~Again adding a summary and picture are optional.
~Let us know when or if a review will be up.
~Just copy and paste these rules and the picture above, and make your own WTB?.
Finished Book: Marcello in the Real World, by Stork.
"Marcelo Sandoval hears music no one else can hear--part of the autism-like impairment no doctor has been able to identify--and he's always attended a special school where his differences have been protected. But the summer after his junior year, his father demands that Marcelo work in his law firm's mailroom in order to experience "the real world."
There Marcelo meets Jasmine, his beautiful and surprising coworker, and Wendell, the son of another partner in the firm. He learns about competition and jealousy, anger and desire. But it's a picture he finds in a file -- a picture of a girl with half a face -- that truly connects him with the real world: its suffering, its injustice, and what he can do to fight."
-Barnes and Noble.
Was a ok book, it dragged on forever, and was very detailed. Also it wasn't the kind of book I would have chosen; it was the last book I need for Battle of the Books (thank goodness that's over with!). I don't know if I would recommend this book to friends, maybe to a older audience.
New Book: The Body Finder, by Kimberly Derting (whose hosting a book signing at my local Barnes and Noble, next Friday!)
"Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend since childhood, she is more disturbed by her "power" to sense dead bodies or at least those that have been murdered. Since she was a little girl, she has felt the echoes the dead leave behind in the world . . . and the imprints that attach to their killers.
Violet has never considered her strange talent to be a gift; it mostly just led her to find dead birds her cat left for her. But now that a serial killer is terrorizing her small town, and the echoes of the local girls he's claimed haunt her daily, Violet realizes she might be the only person who can stop him.
Despite his fierce protectiveness over her, Jay reluctantly agrees to help Violet find the murderer and Violet is unnerved by her hope that Jay's intentions are much more than friendly. But even as she's falling intensely in love, Violet is getting closer and closer to discovering a killer . . . and becoming his prey herself."
-Barnes and Noble.
Wow I believe I'm only on Chapter 14 so far, and its awesome. The characters are all really cool and down to earth. I plan on purchasing the second book (Desires of the Dead) during the book signing!:D I recommend this to anyone that likes romance and mystery.