Sunday, November 13, 2011

November is Contemporary Month

Just Contemporary
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It took a bit to decide that I wanted to do this for November because I'm usually more on the side of Paranormal, but I think maybe this month is a good time to take a step back from that scene, and try some contemporary books. While I have quite a bit of contemp books on my shelf I read very few of them. I feel bad about it to because the ones I have actually read I've loved them. Raw Blue, Identical, The Day Before, and I'm sure there's more, but for now that's all I got. (all which I have reviews for) Starting tomorrow (after I finish Anna dressed in blood) I will begin my journey through contemporary books for this month. I have my stack sitting here on my desk so we will see how far I long I can get. If you have any suggestions as to where I should start tomorrow let me know. (It also depends on what I have on my shelf) I'm pretty sure Where She Went will be first.




4 comments:

  1. Isn't it funny how comtemps don't really pique our interest and yet whenever we read one, they're some of the best books ever! I have a few I want to read too but there just isn't enough time with NaNo happening!

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  2. Yeah, it is. I'm going to have to learn to broaden my horizon.

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  3. Contemps didn't use to pique my interest much but I read a few that were raved about and it seems I'm more likely to love a contempo then any other genre. I have different expectations from them and they usually meet those expectations. And now that I've been reading a contemp a day I've really realized how much I love them. I read like 5 in a row and then last night I had an urge for a fantasy so I might be taking a break to read The Gray Wolf Throne. But I might take a break while reading it to read a contemp too cause I'm really loving them! Plus my bookshelf of all TBR contemp is finally going down!
    So glad you're joining us!

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  4. I know what you mean with contemporary novels...but I think it's because a lot of the time the subject matter hits so close to home. And sometimes we want to escape! BUT, I agree with everyone else...when you finally pick one up you can't put it down!

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