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Books you're looking forward to in 2012.


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Posted on Dec 29, 2011, 7:35:08 PM PST
The Host is by far my favorite Stephenie Meyer book. I was so pleasantly surprised when I read it -- by its imagination, its emotion, and its writing (much improved from Twilight, though probably still with room to grow). The first part took me a while to get into, but basically once she's found in the desert, I couldn't stop.

So yeah, I'm eager for sequels (or companion novels -- I couldn't really tell which she was intending).

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 10:31:23 AM PST
BMW - does The Host have a definite ending then? No cliffhangers or unresolved mysteries?

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 11:46:53 AM PST
Meteor Epic says:
They could be sequels or companion novels, because "The Seeker" sounds like it's coming from the seeker's point of view

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 1:40:05 PM PST
BMW says:
Yeah there is definite room for sequels but it wasn't what I would consider a cliffhanger. You're not going to be banging your head in frustration waiting for the next one to see what happens lol. It could stand on it's own without seeming incomplete. I actually think more books in series should end that way, it's less gimmicky than ending mid scene.

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 4:47:42 PM PST
Thanks, BMW, it's good to know. I'm pretty tired of cliffhanger endings, some work, but others, are infuriating!

Posted on Dec 30, 2011, 7:02:07 PM PST
Yeah, The Host ending is definitely not a cliffhanger. It leaves the door open for more books, but all the major questions are resolved. I had assumed the "sequels" would be companion novels too.

And like BMW, I'd love to see more series go that direction instead of direct continuations.
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In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2011, 7:28:51 AM PST
Lissa Jo says:
I agree 100% with this statement. The Twilight books were fine for what they were, but I think The Host is Stephenie's best book. The ending resolves all the issues in the book, but gives you enough to be curious about what happened to them after the story ends. I would love a sequel as long as it doesn't change the things I loved about the first book.

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Posted on Dec 31, 2011, 9:29:55 AM PST
BMW says:
Hmm, okay, link problems again lol. Kind of annoying -_-

Posted on Jan 6, 2012, 6:15:39 AM PST
S. Reading says:
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima
Dark Destiny (Dark Mirror) by M. J Putney

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 8, 2012, 12:08:38 PM PST
Did you mean City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare? Because CoFA is already out.

Posted on Jan 10, 2012, 10:32:29 AM PST
S. Reading says:
Bgon! Yes sorry I did mean COLS. Thank you for the correction!

Posted on Jan 10, 2012, 11:36:30 AM PST
Vivi Anna says:
Can't wait for Insurgent and Fear (A Gone Novel).

I'm hoping the next Blood Red Road book it out in 2012 as well. BEST book I read in 2011!

Tawny Stokes
http://www.tawnystokes.com

Posted on Jan 13, 2012, 8:24:33 AM PST
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In Honor I LOVED Kirby's debut novel,Moonglass and can't wait for her second novel, In Honor due May 2012
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