Showing posts from June, 2013

World War Z by Max Brooks

Hey everyone, so I've been watching some movie trailers and I happened across the one for the book above, World War Z. Though the movie didn't look like my cup of tea, as I don't like horror, zombies or tea, the book description was a lot different and actually piqued my interest. I ordered it a few days ago and did a coin flip to see which book I should read. Well, fate chose this book and I couldn't be happier. I haven't been able to put it down through school or my home life. What really got me about this book was the fact that it wasn't at all like a regular book, or at least, not any that I have read.  At first it took me a while to get into the flow of the books, as there are many different stories being told and many questions being asked. All of the questions being asked are by the narrator about events that happened during the war. Each chapter outlines, through eyewitnesses who managed to survive the war, of the beginning straight to the modern

Crush, Candy, Corpse by Sylvia McNicoll

Hey everyone! Great to be writing again! Just finished reading  Crush, Candy, Corpse by Sylvia McNicoll and I have to say it was nothing like what I expected. The back of the book doesn't explain just what you have to expect going into this novel. It is not a romance, it is not a story about finding yourself, it is a story of a court case about a girl who may or may not have murdered an old women because she asked her to. From what I read I couldn't tell whether she did it or not. But anyway, we meet Sunny who is on trial for the murder of an old women who chocked to death on a candy at the retirement home where she was earning her community hours. We see her flash backs to her time there and how she fell in love with this women's grandson who had promised the old lady that when her disease progressed too far that he would help her commit suicide. We see her progress with this boy even though she has a boyfriend who is a criminal. It is hard to describe this book be