Read in 2008:
1/21: Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home – I enjoyed this book very much…I love when recipes are included with stories!
1/29: Duma Key – Stephen King’s always been a favorite of mine, and this was one of his better books!
2/07: Steve Martin’s Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life – Eh. Sometimes humor doesn’t translate well.
2/12: The Bleeding Dusk – I enjoy this series, even if Victoria does kill vampires! And that Sebastian is HAWT!
2/17: The Kite Runner – Never had any desire to read this book (NO idea why) and I LOVED it. So very sad, tho.
2/18: The Tiger Rising – Barely remember this one…
3/8: An Absolute Gentleman – ditto lol
3/10: Water for Elephants – Another one I really, really liked!
3/18: A Thousand Splendid Suns – Another very good book I’d highly recommend.
4/8: Eat Pray Love – eh. I really liked the Eat and Pray part…but the Love? Not so much. It got old real fast.
4/9: A Three Dog Life – Interesting!
4/12: The Last Vampire – No clue about this one…can’t remember it at all LOL!
4/23: Change of Heart – Man…what a twist at the end!
5/10: From Dead to Worse – Sookie! Bill! Eric…roooowwwwwwrrrr!!!
6/4: Odd Thomas – First time reading the Odd Thomas books…I enjoyed them.
6/11: Forever Odd – ditto
6/19: Brother Odd – ditto
6/29: Tweak – So sad
7/6: Beautiful Boy – I can’t imagine what it’s like to be a parent and have to deal with this.
7/26: Odd Hours – ditto
7/31: Twilight -re-read
8/5: Breaking Dawn – reread
8/17: When Twilight Burns – Looking forward to the next one!
8/31: The Story of Edgar Sawtelle – Burned through this book SO fast…my second favorite of the year, even with all the sadness.
9/20: Perfume: The Story of a Murderer – Loved the scent descriptions in this book…again, tho, pretty sad.
10/3: The Host – Another one I didn’t think I’d like and I did, very much.
10/25: The Gargoyle Easily one of the BEST books I’ve ever read! This one is my favorite of the year.
10/26: Wesley the Owl – Cute story and lots of information about owls.
10/27: The Graveyard Book This is going on my bookshelf next to The Gargoyle and Edgar Sawtelle; my third most favorite of the year.
- Grotesque Disliked this book, very depressing.
- T is for Trespass Appropriate book for what was going on in my life then.
November & December:
- Charlaine Harris’s southern vampire mysteries Reread ‘em all
Movies seen in 2008:
1/6 – Sweeney Todd: Depp & Rickman in the same movie…*swoon*
1/13 – 27 Dresses: Cute movie, I liked it more than I thought I would.
1/22 – National Treasure: Book of Secrets: Eh…
1/23 – Michael Clayton: Did NOT like this one.
1/26: CJ7: Really cute and enjoyed it a lot.
1/29: 21: I know I liked this one, too but I forget what it was about!
4/18 – Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Loved it! My new crush was in this, Russell Brand.
4/26 – Baby Mama: Ok…
5/30 – Sex And The City: Ok…
5/30 – Iron Man: Loved it!
7/1 – Indiana Jones [had to leave as sound quality sucked]
7/18 – Hancock: Damn, is Will Smith hawt!
7/20 – Hellboy: Eh…
7/24 – The Dark Knight: I am obsessed with The Joker!!! Amazing movie…great cast.
8/26 – Bottle Shock: Ahhh, Alan Rickman!
9/14 – No Country For Old Men: HATED the ending.
10/20 – All Together Now: This was about the making of Cirque du Soleil’s show, Love. It was so amazing to look behind the scenes, to see the input from Paul & Ringo, along with John’s & George’s widows.
12/26 – 4 Christmases. Eh, wait for the video
12/27 – Bedtime Stories. This one made me laugh and I can’t WAIT to see Russell Brand as Captain Jack Sparrow’s brother in the next POTC movie.