Tuesday, January 22, 2013

reading is sexy ...

Rory Gilmore says so.

This is one resolution that I think I will enjoy! My goal this year is to read a book a month. That may not seem like a lot to some of you bookworms, but I haven't picked up a novel since June! Yikes!
In fact, I haven't even started January's book!
Looking through my small collection at home, I have decided to give this one a shot. Lipstick Jungle, by Candace Bushnell. I loved this TV series when it aired for a brief time, before getting cancelled. In fact, I was mad when they cancelled it mid-season. Who does that?!? Anyway, I found this at The Dollar Tree last year sometime. A book for a buck - sign me up!
These next 2 books actually have movies releasing next month ... has anyone read these yet? Are they worth the time? I have been debating on snagging these ... thoughts?
Beautiful Creatures - Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Ethan longs to escape his small Southern town. He meets a mysterious new girl, Lena. Together, they uncover dark secrets about their respective families, their history and their town.
Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks
A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
 Eventually, I will finish The Hunger Games Trilogy ... I have only read the first one so far. I am thinking I will read them right before Catching Fire hits the theaters. That book I read in June? It was 50 Shades of Grey. I was not impressed enough to continue on to books 2 and 3.
What's on your reading list this year? Have any suggestions for must-reads?


love jenny xoxo said...

I like reading books before I see the movie - I figure they must be kinda good if they decided to make a movie out of it (not always the case though!)

I've got these on my to-read list.

{love jenny xoxo}

Anonymous said...

I adore anything Nicholas Sparks. I am waiting for one of my favorite bloggers' books to come out Feb. 8th. www.thebigmamablog.com

I LOVED Lipstick Jungle the show too and was pissed they cancelled it!

My plan for Hunger Games is the same too!

Also, another favorite blogger is www.thenieniedialogues.com...her book is "heaven is here"....amazing!!!

Nicole said...

Lipstick Jungle and Safe Haven are both GREAT reads!

Anonymous said...

I want to read Beautiful Creatures because everyone seems to love the series. I have never read a Nicholas Sparks novel though.

I used to have that shirt Rory is wearing it. Love!

C said...

I didn't know Lipstick Jungle was a book. Tell us how it is! I think I want to read Beautiful Creatures too, before the movie comes out.

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