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books i've read 2008

Amy Kinmond
 
Chart Throb
Chart Throb
"pre08- 6th jan.  not his best work, he makes a good point about our society but overall disappointing"
Nights At The Circus
Nights At The Circus
"7th jan-16th jan. well written, but too random for me"
Psycho (Bloomsbury Film Classics)
Psycho (Bloomsbury Film Classics)
"21st jan- 22nd jan.  brilliant! very cutting, and a rare treat as i wasn't aware of the ending before reading"
I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
I Am Legend (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
"23rd jan- 26th jan. enjoyable, if a little too much emphasis on the science in this science fiction"
PS, I Love You
PS, I Love You
"7th jan- 27th jan. re-reading in preparation of the film, and even better on second reading"
Fleshmarket Close
Fleshmarket Close
"29th jan- 6th feb. another brilliant rebus novel, effortlessly entwines several seemingly separate cases"
The Bridge
The Bridge
"7th feb- 3rd mar. very memorable, even months later its still hard to get the book out of my head"
Eye Killers: A Novel (American Indian Literature & Critical Studies)
Eye Killers: A Novel (American Indian Literature & Critical Studies)
"3rd mar-10th mar. so different to things i usually read, very vivid imagery, as if watching a film, it loses it a bit near the end though"
The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride
"11th mar - 30th mar. 3rd annual reading of one of my favourite books, i thought the film was amazing until i read this gothic fairytale spoof."
The Thirteenth Tale
The Thirteenth Tale
"1st apr - 27th apr. slow starting but very interesting once you get into it, with good twists at the end"
Change of Heart
Change of Heart
"29th apr- 5th may. easily picoult's best novel, and one of my favourites of all time,have tissues nearby when you finish it"
America Unchained: A Freewheeling Roadtrip In Search of Non-Corporate USA
America Unchained: A Freewheeling Roadtrip In Search of Non-Corporate USA
"6th may - 2nd june. another gem by dave, a more mature adventure but with the same goofy enthusiasm he carries through his other adventures"
A Place Called Here
A Place Called Here
"3rd june - 30th june. an enchanting fairytale for adults"
Vanishing Acts
Vanishing Acts
"1st july - 21st july. its jodi picoult. what more can i say?"
I'm A Believer
I'm A Believer
"28th july - 6th aug. a page turner while your reading but ultimately forgettable. worth a read though"
Addition
Addition
"24th aug- 26th aug. gets right into the mind of a woman with ocd, and a good twist near the end"
One Red Paperclip: How a Small Piece of Stationery Turned into a Great Big Adventure
One Red Paperclip: How a Small Piece of Stationery Turned into a Great Big Adventure
"26th aug - 1st sep. poorly written but an amazing story which far outweighs that"
Dead Famous
Dead Famous
"1st sep - 23rd sep. slow starting but great story with very realistic characters."
For One More Day
For One More Day
"24th sep - 1st oct. very gentle yet gripping story, i cried buckets at the end"
Darkly Dreaming Dexter
Darkly Dreaming Dexter
"1st oct - 7th oct. gripping yet unsettling, starts very similar to the series but very different towards the end. i would recommend it to anyone."