This book popped up to read for bookclub. I was reluctant to read it because the story had been done so many times. I am glad I read it, though, because there’s a reason it’s a classic. The story is good, but old. It appeals to both young and old.
I will probably reread it in the future when I don’t have as much going on, but I did enjoy the book and I was glad for a break in the genres I have been reading otherwise.
While I do love this series, this one just didn’t grab me like the others have. It’s needed to keep the series going, and we need to know what is going on with the characters, but the other books in the series were better.
I managed to get back to sleep for a bit after waking up in the middle of the night for sleep intermission. I had a dream about post covid bookclub for my once a month meeting, so it was in person. There was a new woman there who kept spraying perfume all around. So when she sprayed me. I grabbed the spray bottle for the plants and sprayed her back. I think that wasn’t a subtle meaning? I think it means I should start carrying a spray bottle with me once we start gathering again. It’ll be a while, so I have plenty of time to shop.
I picked this up because of the PBS Great American Read list a few years ago. I found it tedious and boring. I put it down.
I picked it up again for bookclub this month. I still found it tedious, but I had a deadline to meet for this one. I struggled through it and finished it today. The story was OK. I found it dated and that it tried too hard to be funny.
Unless you’re reading it for a particular reason, I’d suggest finding something else to read.
I picked this book up for bookclub. It’s not my usual type of book, but I figured I’d give it a try. I really enjoyed it. The members of my bookclub who had read it assured me that it would be really funny. While I did find a lot of humor in it, I would not call it a funny book.
I did enjoy Smudge, the pet spider. He didn’t have a speaking part, but he added a lot of levity to the book.
I look forward to reading the other books in this series, eventually. I would definitely recommend the book.
This third book in the series is just as good as the others I have read so far. I love the stories, but this one started out very slow, too. I had to finish it quickly to find out what happened to the characters. I’m looking forward to the next two that are already published and the 6th that comes out in April of 2021.
I picked this book up for bookclub. I knew it was a horror book, but I wasn’t sure what to expect. I really was confused for about a third of the book, but then it finally got my attention and I sailed through to the end. I enjoyed it, but I don’t think I will read it again.
I picked this book up for book club. I was sucked into the book from the first moment. I enjoyed the characters, for the most part. The story was wonderful, up until the last few chapters. It seemed to almost go off on a tangent when the narrator, Elizabeth, started talking about her own thoughts about women’s rights and discrimination. It felt like I was hit right in the face with it. The story told it on its own, without the message being slammed into the reader’s brain.
I felt that the story could have ended a few chapters early and it would have stood on its own. This one went just a little too far.