January 19th, 2011

El Corazon

11. Heavier Than Heaven...

Heavier Than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain
by Charles R. Cross

Started: January 11, 2011
Finished: January 18, 2011

The main thing I got from this biography is that Kurt Cobain was kind of an asshole, but I still cried at the last chapter detailing Cobain's last days and the aftermath. This was a very well-written and -researched book. 352 pages. Grade: B
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Total # of books read in 2011: 11
Total # of pages read in 2011: 2,513
Eric in Robe

No. 5 for 2011

Title: Left Neglected
Author: Lisa Genova
Rating: 3/5
Book: 5/50 (10% completed)
Pages: 336 pgs
Total Pages: 1,764/15,000 pages (11.76% completed)
Version: eBook
Next up: Blood Promise by Richelle Mead

This book was interesting. I didn't find it as gripping as "Still Alice" (which is one of my favourite books) but it was a good story. Perhaps I would have enjoyed it a bit more if I had waited to read it as I have a family member dealing with the effects of trauma to the brain and I am sensitive to the topic. Still, I would definitely recommend this one to everyone who enjoyed Genova's first book "Still Alice".

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Eric in Robe

No. 6 for 2011

Title: Blood Promise
Author: Richelle Mead
Rating: 5/5
Book: 6/50 (12% completed)
Pages: 503 pgs
Total Pages: 2,267/15,000 pages (15.11% completed)
Version: Book
Next up: The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

I love this series! The first book is definately not the best book of the series but as the series goes on, I am having a hard time putting these books down! I love the main character Rose. She can be infuriating at times but I do love how she is a strong character. Dimitri...well, I can go on forever about him. I love him. There's so much to his character and I would love to see this series from his point of view.

This series is seriously kicking Twilight's butt! If you haven't read this series, you definately should. Don't judge it by the first book though.

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