Sunday, August 23, 2009

Show Me 5 Saturday (2)

Not actually on Saturday. But I zonked out at like, 10 last night and didn't have time to go on the computer. :P

Show Me 5 Saturday is a wonderful meme hosted at That's A Novel Idea.

1 Book you read and/or reviewed this week (you name 1 book)
2 Words that describe the book (2 descriptive words)
3 Settings where it took place or characters you met (name 3 places or characters in the novel)
4 Things you liked and/or disliked about it (4 likes or dislikes)
5 Stars or less for your rating?

1 book: Ballads of Suburbia by Stephanie Kuehnert
2 words: powerful, dark
3 characters: Kara- main character, trying to get through life through use of drugs and cutting; Liam- Kara's younger brother, also uses drugs and relies on friendships; Adrian- hard, cynical boy that doesn't know love until Kara.
4 likes/dislikes: Love Liam- he's adorable; Disliked many of Kara's decisions; Loved how true and powerful the novel is; Hated how heartbroken I felt at time reading Ballads.
5 stars: Yep! :D This one's a keeper.

- Alex


  1. I'm going to have to read Ballads of Suburbia! :D


  2. This looks good! Thanks for playing...I accept you as long as it ends in "day". Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc. LOL


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