August 22, 2009

August 22nd, 2009

So while I am at the beach, sunning myself and just relaxing I thought I would share with you a little book review. Book reviews, I figure, are someone's opinion of a book they read. So here goes!


I recently read The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman. Here is the paragraph off the back of the book:

A woman who leads a quiet life, keeping other people at a distance one day utters an idle wish to be struck by lightning-and her wish is granted. Instead of killing her, this cataclysmic event marks a strangeand powerful new beginning as the woman soon finds herself drawn into a passionate relationship with another survivor of a ligthning strike, a mysterious stranger who harbors dark secrets. Their affair becomes the center of a riveting story of loss, love, and redemption, a novel that reveals Alice Hoffman at the very height of her powers.

So here is what I thought of the book. It was a good book. I found myself wondering what would happen next when I had to stop reading. The only thing I didn't like was that some of the sentances were written like someone's erratic thought process, and I had to read them twice to fully understand them. I guess that some people like that, because it's like you are in the character's head. But I felt it was a bit confusing.

2 comments:

Gerri Ward said...

OMG! You pick such great books, I'm still reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, oh and I bought The Time Traveler's Wife but I'll have to add this one as well!
Hope you're having a ton of FUN - LUCKY YOU on the BEACH SUNNING!!!

~Marie~ said...

Hey Gerri. Thanks. I had a great time at the beach. I hope you enjoy this book when you read it.

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