Thursday, February 19, 2009
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Monday, February 16, 2009
I really enjoyed The Lucky One. As a U.S. Marine in Iraq, Logan Thibault finds a picture of a beautiful young woman at a fair the sand. He posts the picture for someone to take back, but no one does. He finally take the picture with him and after three tours in Iraq where his comrades often met with tragedy, everyone regards the picture as his good luck charm.
Back in the United States, Thibault starts a trek across the United States to find the woman in the picture. Once he meets her, both of their lives will change forever.
I was riveted by the story and couldn't wait to find out what was going to happen next. My only complaint would be that the "bad guy" in the story was very one dimensional until the very end of the story. At the end though, he had added depth.
Overall, this was a highly entertaining story. This if my fourth Sparks novel read, and will definitely not be my last. An added bonus as one of my book club members has said, is looking at the picture of the author on the back. Hot stuff!
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
I really enjoyed Pierce Brosnan in his role in the movie, and was entertained by the movie. Overall, I liked it, but did not love it. I'm actually not that big of a Meryl Streep fan (I know - shoot me!), and I really don't like Christine Baranski. I think that's why I had a hard time connecting with their characters. I also thought the ending was too cute. I really just wanted them to figure out who the dad was!! What were your thoughts? Anyone else in the "like not love" category. I know this movie did supremely well in the box office . . . there must be some "lovers" out there.
Sunday, February 8, 2009
Monday, February 2, 2009
What is my favorite sci-fi show? It is hard to say. Battlestar is my favorite current sci-fi show with Lost a very close second, and Doctor Who third. Of all time though - it would probably be one of the two Star Treks. I have loved both Star Treks since I was a child so it will take a few years for the current shows to sink in and take their place. Let me know your thoughts in the comments!