I’ve been feeling a bit down this past month or so, and today I suddenly felt a lot better than usual. I went to school, met with some friends and went to my best friend Shivi’s house for dinner. I came home, had the most relaxing bath and then sat in my jammies with a mug of hot chocolate while watching The Vampire Diaries with my mother.
There wasn’t much I actually liked about this book, no matter how hard I tried. The main factor which put me off was the writing style. If you’ve read my other reviews, then you will know that I don’t like it when adult authors try to sound like teenagers. It usually always comes across poorly as, believe it or not, a lot of teenagers are very well spoken. Especially if they are as intelligent as you are claiming your character is. In Marked, the writers did just this, and that was their main error. The dialogue came across as silly, childish, and as though the Casts were trying too hard….
Hi all, so those two followers who have been following me for a few months now know that I haven’t been posting since May. I’m not really sure as to why that is, I guess I just lost my mojo. But I’m now back, and I’ve decided to concentrate more on books and reviews here and then perhaps make another blog for snail mail. Or I may just use this one for both. I’m not sure yet (:
I am a huge fan of Cassandra Clare’s previous series – The Mortal Instruments – and I have to say that, to start with, I was a little worried about Clockwork Angel because I had a feeling that the storyline and the characters were going to be repeats of those in TMI. However, being the huge fan that I am, I couldn’t wait to start CA, despite my reservations. I was very pleased to find that I loved Clockwork Angel! I thought it was really good….