This is a
somewhat late look back at the books I read in June, some of which I haven’t
entirely finished yet. Shush. This is what I read in June. And I didn't finish Sophie's World. I stopped reading it, because it really fucking pissed me off. It's supposed to be a classic, but I don't care, it's made me angry so I don't want to read it. So there. I'm a grown-up.
good. It’s so good. I should stop saying that. It’s a bit hard to explain, I
tried explaining the concept to my cousin, but he did not get it, but I’ll try.
The protagonist, Vin, can swallow metals and alloys, usually in liquid form,
and then she can burn these metals and alloys and use them to affect other
people’s emotions, enhance her senses, make herself stronger. She can also use
them to move, she basically uses the magnetism in metals to pull herself
towards something, or push herself away from something. She is what’s called a
Mistborn, and is recruited by another Mistborn, Kelsier, who is planning to
overthrow the evil lord. About 1000 years ago something happened. It’s never explained. And the man who is now
the lord ruler claims he saved them. Anyway. It’s amazing. The world building
is sensational, their magic is amazing, the characters, oh my GOD. Vin is so
interesting and damaged and amazin’. Kelsier is just crazy enough. The rest of
the crew is lovely and fun and cool. I love it, I can’t wait to read the next
book in the series.
poetry. I liked the weirdness. I think I sort of need to learn how to read
poetry, I obviously should have paid more attention in school, but it’s too
late now. I think Cohen has an interesting way of writing. I like the way he
puts words together. I like that he doesn’t have like a certain style. There
are some short ones and some really long ones, and some rhyme and some just
make no sense. I really liked it and I feel like reading more poetry. Which is
good I guess.
entirely done, because I’m an idiot, but you know. I’m almost finished. It’s a
lot of fun. This is stuff that I learned in school, atoms and the big bang, and
all that hoo-ha. It’s a lot of fun. It’s also a lot of things I never learned.
It is all very interesting and it’s a sort of easy way of learning it, or
reading it, because Bill Bryson is not a scientist, and he isn’t writing for
scientists, which is cool, so it’s more comprehensible than when a very smart
scientist explains something and assumes you know what they’re talking about.
This is a weird sentence. I really like it.
friggin’ awesome. I didn’t really expect it. I don’t know why, they have great
reviews on Goodreads. So the books are about Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson, a
skinwalker, who lives in Washington State, next door to the area’s hot alpha
werewolf, Adam, and works as a mechanic in a shop previously owned by a gremlin
(a fae). She is tough, and badass, and she can change into a coyote. And
suddenly things start going down, people are attacking Adam’s pack and
kidnapping his daughter. In the second book there is a creepy vampire thing
going down and a creepy magician-vampire wreaking havoc.
It’s amazing. It was very a satisfying ending. The writing is still just
completely gorgeous. The story is so fascinating. The plot is gorgeous, oh my
God. So I’ll try to make sense. This is the conclusion of the Daughter of Smoke
and Bone trilogy, and *SPOILERS* in the second book the angel army goes to our
earth in the hope of getting earth weapons, like bombs and stuff so they can
pretty much level Eretz and finally get rid of the chimaera. Karou and Akiva
are trying to get their armies of chimaera and Misbegotten angels to cooperate
and they’re trying to work out their confused feelings. Meanwhile an expedition
of American and Moroccan scientists uncover the massgrave of chimaera that
Karou and the others have made and are completely confused. One of them turns
out to have nightmares of angels, and I really loved her story and I loved her
too. I just really loved all of it. It’s really satisfying, and it’s just a
beautiful ending. Thank you Laini Taylor. I think I’m going to go back and
reread the whole trilogy. It was just really good.