Q: Have you bought a book BECAUSE of the bad review?
I read few reviews because it comes from a subjective source, what might be working for some, may not work for the next person. I also don't want to get spoiled with any highlights or lows of the book. I rely heavily on the book's summary but okay fine, if a certain book strikes me that I need more what the summary can give me then I read just a couple of reviews. If one of those reviews contain a bad review but it doesn't outweigh my own interest in purchasing the book, I'd buy the copy. Then I would sort of keep at the back of my head that particular section of the book as to why it didn't work for that reader and if it will affect me the same way. So far, most of the books I've chosen were mostly aligned to what I usually like to read. :)
OnceABC tweeted this question: "Who is August Booth?" I sent in my guess (while feeling off the mark) since I'm still waiting for StarWorld to air the next set of episodes although I don't know when that will be.
Okay, my guess? He could be one of brothers Grimm using an alias? :D What are your thoughts #Oncers?
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Hmm, Books to read in a Day... I'm not pretty fast reader these days as I get to easily eye-strained but to choose it would be:
Starfleet Academy series (J.J Abrams reboot universe) : The Delta Anomaly by Rick Barba, The Edge by Rudy Josephs, The Gemini Agent by Rick Barba. I really like this new series and I hope it will continue. The writing on all three books were very engaging and carry less technobabble I've expected when it came to writing the stories. Okay, it's possible because it was geared for YA audience but still, I've read the others especially from the Starfleet Academy: The Next Generation ones, and I remember my interest was jettisoned to the nearest airlock. :(
Percy Jackson series, either of the books in the series will do. Fast pace, quirky chapter titles that always makes me roll off my seat laughing and ADVENTURE. :D
Charmed: Leo Rising by Paul Ruditis - this book featured grown up Wyatt and Chris from the future for the first time and being a solid fan of the series since it aired, I was ecstatic that we'll get to see Halliwell brothers again. Sure we all hope for that SPIN-OFF to happen. :D
Smallville: Temptation by Suzan Colon - Ah, forever Chlark-shipper but I love the series and TV show. A nice ending for Chloe especially for all she went through and I'm glad the TV writers took care of her. :D
I love this song that it made as my ringtone for my old phone. This was I think a parting song from an episode on Moonlight when Mick and Beth were leaving New York.
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