I’ve added a couple of books to my shelf lately.
Sabriel by Garth Nix is a great read for all of you fantasy/magic lovers! I’ve never read a book like Sabriel before, so I thought I’d try something new. It was hard to read at first because Nix was using language I wasn’t previously acquainted with, such as “charter magic,” “charter marks,” and so on. To avoid crazy frustration, I went to Garth Nix’s website and found out the definitions to his lingo. Problem solved, book much more enjoyable 🙂 It’s a series that I plan on continuing to read. Sabriel has to find her missing father as she battles the roaming dead spirits causing obstacles. Trust me, it’s a cool read.
Have any of you seen Stardust? It’s a pretty good movie about a guy searching for a fallen star in a magical world. I decided to read the book; it’s by Neil Gaiman. The book is almost completely different from the movie. More than anything else it’s just fun to read. The book would be even better if it came with pictures, to be honest.
Next book is Boy Toy by Barry Lyga. It’s about a 12-year-old boy that was molested by his history teacher. It’s disturbing at times, but worth reading. If this had ever happened to a student (hopefully not), it’s good for him/her to know that he/she is not alone. If you feel mature enough, then you should read this.
I’m reading Impulse right now. If you’ve read it, we should talk about it once I finish. It’s difficult to put down!