Thursday, January 24, 2013

Great Expectations (6)

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Great Expectations will be a weekly meme where you talk about a book that has had a lot of hype. You then proceed to talk about whether you believe it should've had all that hype. After that, you can talk about a recent read that you loved to try to give it some hype.

The Hype
I'm not sure if this counts or not, but I'm going to count it anyway. I recently read the sequel to Across the Universe by Beth Revis, A Million Suns. I had heard so many outstanding things about the thrilling sequel to one of my favorite novels. It had taken me a while to finally buy it though. As soon as it came in the mail, I instantly reread book one and then I went on to completely devour the second book. It was definitely even better than the first. It was filled with even more mystery, which I loved! Plus, so many things are revealed that I couldn't have even guessed. I definitely suggest reading the sequel, even if you didn't like the first book. So did this book deserve the hype? Heck yes!

Recent Read
A book I recently read... I'm going to have to go with Reached by Ally Condie. Reached is the third and final book in the Matched Trilogy written by Ally Condie. It's about a dystopian world where a Society dictates who you love, what you eat, and when you do everything. It's pretty amazing. The final book absolutely blew me away. The synopsis totally didn't really explain what was going to happen, which I absolutely loved. Everything was a complete mystery and I was just waiting to find out what happened. A few new characters are introduced and we also reunite with some old ones. If you've read the first two books in this trilogy, you definitely will not be disappointed by Reached.

 What books do you think deserve all their hype?


  1. I've been really nervous about reading Reached because although I liked Matched, I hated Crossed-I found it super boring. But I do like finishing series so I may pick up Reached from the library this year, just to say that it's complete.

  2. I haven't read either of the books you mentioned (yet), but I recently read Divergent and Insurgent and I'm sooooo glad that I did! I was reluctant because of the whole hype but holy sh*t! It's totally deserved, in my opinion. I just tore through the books and now I'm pining for the third one...
    Great idea for a discussion post :)

  3. Thats a great discussion point!!
    What book deserves a hype?! Uhmm Stumped!! Theres so many in my books!



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