Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Random Tuesday Turbulence

So many interesting blogs out there today.

Writer Kriesten took my recommendation yesterday and wrote a poem about Rainy Mondays. It made my rainy Tuesday!

Secondly, Writer Natalie has a deliciously fun post today. She wants everyone to share there favorite character from their WIP. It's like playing in the sandbox on a sunny day.

And lastly, I am investigating a statement made by a Barnes & Noble employee. I always like to check out the section at B&N where the employees display and comment on their favorite reads. A B&N employee chose City of Bones (The Mortal Instrument Series) and on the comment card she wrote: "Better than Twilight."

Wow. Better than Twilight. That's a pretty bold statement. I know there are a lot of you out there who don't like it, or who are scared to admit it (great discussion on this). But I have to say this about the Twilight series: It sucked me in.

So even though, I have oodles of work to do on my WIP and I already started reading Nick of Time by Ted Bell (which by the way is fabulous), I have started reading City of Bones.

I've only read one chapter, so I think it's a bit early to decide if it is "Better than Twilight." But, I'll let you guys know soon enough. Anyone out there ready the City of Bones; The Mortal Instrument Series?


  1. What have you thought of City of Bones so far? I read that first book in the trilogy. I thought the writing itself was stellar (way better than Twilight) but I never felt sucked into the story or the characters. That part was just okay for me.

    For all its flaws, Twilight has an addictive story and characters. I didn't feel City of Bones was nearly the same.

  2. I've only finished the first two chapters. And I agree that the writing is great. I'm still trying to figure out what's going on. I'll get back to you on my final verdict =)