Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Books read - January + Pick of the Month

The Countess by Rebecca Johns
The Mark by Marilyn Bunderson
Stepping Stones By Carol Lynne
Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner
Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia
Beautiful Darkness (Caster Chronicles, #2) by Kami Garcia
Z by Michael Thomas Ford
Let Me In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
The Amaranth Enchantment by Julie Berry
Across the Universe by Beth Revis
Hunger (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #1) by Jackie Kessler
Ember - Bettie Sharpe
The Dark Divine (The Dark Divine, #1) by Bree Despain
The Lost Saint (The Dark Divine, #2) by Bree Despain
Siren Song by Stephanie Draven
Folly by Marthe Jocelyn
The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
The Heir by Grace Burrowes
The Bar Code Tattoo (Bar Code, #1)by Suzanne Weyn
Bar Code Rebellion (Bar Code, #2) by Suzanne Weyn

My pick of the month was chosen by the fact that it surprised me. I love that! I read several wonderful books but this one really caught me off guard. Later I saw a trailer for a movie adaptation (an American remake). Now I really want to want the original Swedish release. I'm curious if the US movie will include the 'twist'.

The book, if you haven't already guessed is: Let Me In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Summary by Goodreads:
It is autumn 1981 when the inconceivable comes to Blackeberg, a suburb in Sweden. The body of a teenage boy is found, emptied of blood, the murder rumored to be part of a ritual killing. Twelve-year-old Oskar is personally hoping that revenge has come at long last---revenge for the bullying he endures at school, day after day.

But the murder is not the most important thing on his mind. A new girl has moved in next door---a girl who has never seen a Rubik’s Cube before, but who can solve it at once. There is something wrong with her, though, something odd. And she only comes out at night. . . .

1 comment:

  1. I LOVED The Dark Divine but still need to get The Lost Saint.