My last post was March 8th. I am so ashamed. I've actually read quite a bit since then, but have been too busy (or lazy) to write reviews.
WHAT I READ
Miles to Go by Richard Paul Evans
This is the second in the series of "The Walk." I read "The Walk" last year when it came out and it was so good, I read it in one sitting. This is not as great an accomplishment as it sounds, as these are short books, but so well written. In the first book, Alan Christoffersen, loses his wife, his house and business within a month. He decides to cash in everything he owns and walk from Seatle to Key West with only a backpack.
"Miles to Go" picks up where "The Walk" left off. I won't ruin it for you, because if you haven't read "The Walk" yet, you should definitely read that first.
I can't recommend these books enough. The character of Alan is so sad, yet so strong and I can't wait to read the third installment, which unfortunately doesn't come out until April of 2012. I absolutely guarantee you will love these books!!!
On Borrowed Time by David Rosenfelt
Richard Kilmer is head over heels in love with Jennifer Ryan, who takes him home to meet her parents, where she accepts his marriage proposal. During a drive, a freak storm rolls in and Richard loses control of the car. When the storm clears in a matter of seconds, Jen is gone. Neither Richard nor the police responding to the scene can find her. More horrifying is that no one in Richard's life will confirm Jen's existence and all traces of her disappeared. Has Richard lost his mind or has something far worse happened?
David Rosenfelt is one of my favorite authors, who has on ongoing series featuring smartass lawyer, Andy Carpenter, which is awesome. At first I was disappointed that this book wasn't about Andy and the gang, but this book drew me in within the first few pages and I kept reading way past my bedtime so I could see how it ended. This kept me guessing until the end, every time I thought maybe I had it figured out, there was another twist.
If you've never read any of his work before, you definitely should. This is a great stand alone book, but the Andy Carpenter series is totally a must read!!!
What I Watched
Dear FX network:
I hate you for making such an excellent show, "Lights Out", canceling it and then leaving the series finale with such a terrible cliff hanger!! I hope one of the other cable networks is smart enough to pick this up and continue the story.
Totally unrelated, also hated the musical episode of Grey's Anatomy, but I don't know of anyone who liked it. And since this horrible episode aired, there have been nothing but repeats. I've been a fan since day one, but they're going to have to step it up, 'cuz I'm losing interest.
Not a good TV week at all!!!