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I am homeschooling mom of 7 wonderful blessings and wife to my best friend.Baby-Wearing, cloth diapering, pregnancy, natural health and healing and living frugally are some of my other interests. I love to read, write, listen to music, shop second hand, photography and enjoy family time especially out in nature. I enjoy cooking and making things as natural and homemade as possible. I also enjoy learning new things and about others along the way.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

The love of books and will I like the Twilight book?


Whispers of Bella's and Edward's love fill the air. Team Edward or Team Jacob does not matter to me. I watched the first movie before I had read the book and I am sure like so many other movies the book is probably better. Like My Sister's Keeper; book pretty good, movie all right. This time I actually read the book before the movie, usually it is the other way around. I was to put it mildly a bit disappointed in the movie's portrayal of the book.

I don't typically get so consumed by fictional books and their corresponding movie. But, I do love books and adore movies. I collect books and they are piled in my room just waiting to be perused. I especially look for the books that have been turned into movies. I attend a book club now and then as well. I search high and low at Goodwill and thrift stores for books that look like they are a good read. Yes, in this case I do judge a book by its cover.

Anyway back to Twilight. After countless fans raving over the book. I mulled over that maybe I would give it a chance. A while later I found New Moon at Goodwill for .59 cents. I could not believe it so I broke down and bought the first one to start with. I just picked up the first one today. I have not started reading it yet but I will start soon. All my books are begging to be read. Maybe I will write a little later on my opinion of it. I admit I was a V.C. Andrews fan back in the day, which tells me this is similar except it involves falling for vampires and werewolves instead of relatives and or married unavailable gentlemen. So, I am going to cozy up and start reading. Have a great night everyone and good reading.

5 comments:

  1. Hey Amber,
    Stopping by from SITS...
    One book/movie that are remarkably close is Silence of the Lambs. Don't know if you like that kind of movie, but I was impressed with the similarities. I HATE it when the book and movie are SO different.
    Happy Saturday Sharefest!
    Kerri
    www.sickofmg.blogspot.com

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  2. Thank you me too, Like My Sister's Keeper the ending is very different from the book and some other things are different.

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  3. I enjoyed the twilight books but haven't seen the films yet! Right now I am engrossed by the Millennium Trilogy!

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  4. I dont like the Twilight series...but I hope you enjoyed them!

    Be blessed!
    Amanda

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  5. Yeah I started reading the first book and it is all right. I don't really understand why people are into them.

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