A Willful Woman…

Thoughts about books from a romance addict.

No, I’m Okay

on October 28, 2013

Feeling a bit like this SNL sketch today.

I heard from GrowlyCub that Sherry Thomas’s latest book includes characters from Private Arrangements, so of course I had to reread that. Was up til past one because I couldn’t put it down. What an amazing way she has with language, and characters, and most especially with heartbreak. My guts were in a perpetual twist for three hours; I think the book should come with a warning label that says, “Do Not Read Without Supervision by Person Able to Administer Emergency Hugs and Kisses.”

It was a good reminder that really, not every book is as wonderful as every other book, or as wonderful for every reader, and that’s okay.  I don’t even want to be up til past 1 every time I read a book.  Though I wouldn’t mind if it happened more often than it does.

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6 responses to “No, I’m Okay

  1. farmwifetwo says:

    Nor should everyone enjoy everything, then we'd all be little clones of each other. I try not to read anything new after supper unless I'm nearly finished a book. Only re-reads. Even then I set my phone for 10pm.

  2. PeggyL says:

    Although not a favourite, PA will always hold a special place, just because it is the first book I read by Sherry Thomas. Since it can draw out such strong emotions from you, is it your fav? If not, which one? (Mine is NQaH.)

  3. willaful says:

    I would say it's my favorite, though I might not consider it her best book. I'd have to do some rereading to choose that. I love all of her stand alones, except for Delicious.

  4. Pamela1740 says:

    I love Not Quite A Husband. And I agree that the foodie one was my least favorite. 😉

  5. AJH says:

    Terrifyingly good books can be really draining sometimes, though I confess I haven't got round to this one.But when I finished Flowers from the Storm I wandered weepily in circles, until I was rescued.I can remember the confused tangle of my thoughts going "omgthatwasbrilliantineverwanttohavetoreaditagainever"*air drops in a crate of emergency hugs*

  6. willaful says:

    I've had some of those, though I wouldn't put Private Arrangements in that category. It's more the "No…. ouch… ack… ahhhhhhhhhhh" kind of book.

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