I have been so busy lately I rarely found time to read books (but I did have time to watch local tele-seryes. I ALWAYS make time. Does that have something to say about my state of mind lately???). I had my eye on this book for weeks, though. I mean, J. K. Rowling!!!I had to get this one. I really should. Even if they say it is not a kid's book. I have read Harry Potter my entire adult life. Read, re-read, then re-read again. I enjoyed J.K.'s magic by reading the books three times! And now, they are saying Harry Potter, my beloved Harry Potter series ( where I had to reserve my copies at the National Book Store, be there the first hour the store opens, and pretend the books are for my daughters and enjoyed every single, magical moment of each and every seven books) are for kids??? Anyway, I did get J.K. Rowling's latest, "The Casual Vacancy" last weekend. Because I am an adult and it is an adult's book (Ha! and HP is for kids. Got it. I never did get over Daniel Radcliffe admitting he was drunk most of the time while shooting Harry Potter. I was literally crushed.)They say it is full of profanity and other really dark things. I haven't started it yet. I just had to comment on the Kindle version's price, though. The price is ridikkulus. I mean, you don't need to cut trees, use ink, and bind the e-book. The price is hype, I swear. E-books should be cheap and if they sell an e-book for $27.00, I'd rather get the real hard-bound one (which is actually cheaper at $20.00). I will devour this book this week (but then, one teleserye, which I don't even enjoy anymore is ending. Geez, I love torturing myself...I have to learn how to cry with tears flowing over one of my eyes only, though, which the guy in the teleserye does. Always.)
If you like Percy Jackson and all the Greek and Roman Gods jazz,which I did (I read lots of Young Adult fictions. And. Pretend. That I read them because I had to know what my daughters are reading), you should get "The Mark of Athena". The Greek and Roman demigods will have to work together to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea after which they will have to sail to the ancient land and look for the Doors of Death.
I have always liked Rick Riordan's books. They are so easy to read (cause they are kids' books?) and they give valuable lessons on Greek and Roman mythology (which I never really did get in high school.). This book will be released tomorrow, October 2, 2012.
So, what book are you reading?