Kirsten Kirsten's Comments (member since Aug 19, 2009)


Kirsten's comments from the Wild Things: YA Grown-Up group.

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Jul 08, 2014 10:26AM

17941 I was disappointed by it. I didn't get into the story or characters, even though I loved some of her other books.
Jun 10, 2014 08:16AM

17941 I read it a few months ago and really enjoyed it.
Jun 10, 2014 08:14AM

17941 It's embarrassing to ask this, but is there any romance in this series?
Feb 28, 2014 12:42PM

17941 Has anyone else read this? I just finished it and can't believe how great it was. It's much better than Hunger Games, and possibly on par with Ender's Game. It's a dark, violent dystopian novel with a rip-roaring story of incredible richness and complexity. It has a feminist 16 year old boy as the main character, and really well-drawn secondary characters. The movie rights have already been sold. You should read this book before the hype starts!
17941 I'm with you. This is one of my very favorite YA novels. I should read it again!
Feb 28, 2013 06:22PM

17941 Angela, I never even finished Looking for Alaska! You should read Will Grayson, will Grayson. And also The Fault in Our Stars.
Feb 27, 2013 06:41PM

17941 Angela, An Abundance of Katherines was one of the first YA books I read when I got hooked several years ago, and it's terrific. Pretty much all John Green books are!
Feb 22, 2013 05:51AM

17941 I loved Pushing the Limits, and when I read it, I couldn't put it down, either!
Feb 21, 2013 04:40PM

17941 I'm reading twelve things at least. Liking The Diviners, by Libba Bray, loathing Crime and Punishment (book club), about to start At Home by Bill Bryson ( book club as well). Want to get back to How to be a Woman, by Caitlin Moran.
Nov 21, 2012 05:29AM

17941 I put this book on my Christmas wish list and I can't wait to read it! The reviews for it have been amazing.
Nov 06, 2012 05:14PM

17941 I don't participate in the challenges, but I really love book discussions. More cool discussions would be great.
Feb 09, 2012 07:37PM

17941 I finished The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, and sobbed through the last part. I used up at least 8 tissues. What an amazing book. I'm still working on Demonglass, which I am getting more into, and waiting to start Tempest.
Feb 08, 2012 05:12PM

17941 I'm reading The Fault in Our Stars, and also Demonglass. Both are good. TFIOS is better, but also more painful. That's why I haven't picked it up in a few days.

I have a question on a different topic: do you any of you have goodreads on your facebook timeline? I kind of want to do it, but only if I can select which friends can see it. I don't want everyone on my friends list to see what I'm reading; it would be like them peering inside my soul. Maybe I'm just weird. But is there a way to have goodreads on timeline but limit who can see it? Thank you!
Dec 07, 2011 04:37AM

17941 Terry (Ter05 TwiMoms/ MundieMoms) wrote: "I've got the book and may start it next. I am shamelessly pushing A Discovery of Witches so I know what it is to finish an incredible story and want everyone else to read it! It's ..."

I've been doing the same thing! I loved Discovery of Witches, and have read it twice already. Dying for the sequel to come out.

And put me in the Name of the Wind camp -- that is one incredible book. I was amazed by it.
Sep 27, 2011 07:02PM

17941 Donna wrote: "Kirsten wrote: "Donna wrote: "Reading I am Number Four"

I really enjoyed it, and the movie, too. Embarrassed to admit it, but it's true."

Embarassed? Why?"


Well, James Frey is the author, and he is sort of a laughing-stock, especially now that he's got this YA factory going on. And the movie got savaged in the reviews.....Oh well. I still enjoyed them both.
Sep 27, 2011 05:20AM

17941 Amy wrote: "I'm reading The Passage. On page 48 of 800. Ugh! Good book but I just don't have much time to read right now."

I LOVED the Passage! What an awesome book. It keeps getting better as you get further in.
Sep 27, 2011 05:19AM

17941 Donna wrote: "Reading I am Number Four"

I really enjoyed it, and the movie, too. Embarrassed to admit it, but it's true.
Jun 14, 2011 06:44AM

17941 Heather wrote: "You ought to save the prom book for the reading challenge number 9 starting in July, Cheryl. It's a perfect fit for one of the tasks.

I just started The Name of the Wind. :)"


That book is AMAZING! The beginning is slow, but don't give up. It has really incredible storytelling.
Jun 14, 2011 06:43AM

17941 Cheryl wrote: "I'm just starting Jane for my bookclub and then I'll read Prom and Prejudice."
I loved Jane! After I read it I saw the movie Jane Eyre, and now I have got to read the original. (I read it in high school and hated it, but I am slightly more mature now....)

I am reading Divergent, after starting and abandoning Abandon, by Meg Cabot.
Apr 22, 2011 02:17PM

17941 I'm rereading City of Bones right now, as I got the fourth book for my birthday recently, but feel like I need to read the trilogy again first. I'm still loving Discovery of Witches (not YA), and would like to do nothing but read it, but my messy kitchen awaits.
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