Thalia @ Pictures in the Words

I'm Thalia! I run a book blog called Pictures in the Words and I hope to be an editor for YA fiction. I'm a GoodReads refugee!



Currently Reading

The Martian
Andy Weir
Progress: 31/369 pages
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien, Humphrey Carpenter
Progress: 193/432 pages
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
J.K. Rowling
Progress: 43/766 pages
The Children of Húrin
J.R.R. Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien
Progress: 313/313 pages

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3)

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3) - Stephenie Meyer The thing about this book is that I could point to a lot of different reasons as to why I really, really disliked it. However, I know I still enjoyed it in some way, because I came out thinking it was pretty okay–those reasons are just much less defined and a lot vaguer. So I hope once you’re done reading this, it will make sense why I gave it an okay rating, since I do foresee a lot of ranting on this particular book will occur in this review. The long story short is that the characters all bugged the heck out of me–I mean the characters I’m supposed to care about. I was frustrated with everyone at one point or another and I even grew to seriously dislike some of them. However, I wanted to keep reading. There wasn’t anything in the quality of the writing that made me cringe, and considering I could read more than four hundred pages of this in one day, it couldn’t have been all bad. The point is, I came out feeling alright with the book and thinking it served its purpose in setting up the next book and I enjoyed the climax and everything like that. However, I was frustrated and angry through the latter half of the book simply because it was frustrating and angering.Read more?