I came late to Unwind and its sequels. I’m not really the kind of person with the restraint it takes to wait until a whole series is out (and this one isn’t, quite) and then read it all in one sitting–I’m far too impatient and in need of good things to read! But for whatever reason, I was busy ...
I hate it when I really want to like a book, and I just can’t. Life After Theft seems to be well-liked over on Goodreads. I just gave it kind of a “meh,” originally, and I wasn’t really sure why. Then I found myself talking books with my mom and heard myself saying, “Yeah, I just finished something this ...
The overwhelming impression I got from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Childrenwas how darned overblown the whole thing was. The story’s not bad. I didn’t find myself dying to pick it up again each night, but once I did it was entertaining enough. I guess I just couldn’t figure out what all the hype was about. The pictures, by the ...