Monday, September 21, 2009
Michelle Moran, the author, did a wonderful job portraying the life of Selene and Alexandra. I could not even put the book down it was that good! At the end of the book Michelle Moran states that she tried to portray the all real events that happened during that time. Of course, you cannot exactly know what happened during the life of Selene but this book was excellent! After reading the life of Selene it has fascinated me to learn more about this era.
Michelle Moran's first book about Nefertiti made me want to go to Egypt and this one makes me want to see Rome!
You really get a feel for the characters and are hoping right along with Selene that things go her way. I really enjoyed the ending and seeing who the Red Eagle really was. I also enjoyed learning the words that they used in Rome and the festivities that they did.
I can't wait to read Michelle Moran next book! Hope it comes out soon :)
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
I was starting to read The Sweetness at the bottom of the pie. I actually started it before reading Catching Fire but because that came out I had to put The Sweetness at the bottom of the pie on the back burner. Then after reading Catching Fire I began to read it again. I am glad I am reading it on my Kindle because there are a lot of words that I just don't know in that book. It is a bit hard to get into. I just put it back on the back burner again for Cleopatra's Daughter and after that I will probably jump right into Dan Brown's new book The Lost Symbol. Oh! will I ever finish The Sweetness at the bottom of the pie?
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Every single chapter makes you wanting to read more. The chapters end very suspenseful so you cannot just stop at the end of the chapter because you are wanting more.
It was a very very good book, the end left me thirsty for more. There were so many questions that were left unanswered at the end of the book that I want to read the third one now!
This book starts off after the hunger games with Katniss about ready to go on her district tour. She learns things about the district on this tour. Katniss gets in so much trouble with the capitol. It seems like she is always stuck between a rock and a hard spot with so many things...with the capitol, with peeta and gale.
I hope the next book comes out pretty quick...but I know I will probably have to wait a whole year to read the final book!