Thursday, January 6, 2011

I AM SO P#*#ed OFF!!!!!

I have been reading this book....well, actually I've been "listening" to it in my car. I have told EVERYONE that it has to be one of the best books that I have ever read (listened to)!
Every morning I run out to my car in great anticipation. What will happen next!? I was very carefully not to read any reviews. I didn't want anything spoiled for me. Because of this I would be driving along and suddenly almost scream out to the DVD player - "NO! I can't believe it!" I'd be shaking my head in disbelief. The story had sucked me so far in that I almost felt like it was an actual part of my life. I would be nodding my head in agreement at different parts (the books evolved around a family AND around dogs). There were times that I would pull up to work and have to collect myself for a moment before going in because I would be in tears.
I found myself going out for lunch more, just so that I could listen to the book. I told all my co-workers at work about it. One of my friends who is pregnant is looking for a book to listen to when she is at the hospital going into labor. I told her, "This is the book! It will certainly distract you!"
The narrators voice was perfect and I think that the sound of it even lulled my terriers into a sleepy silence in the car. I found myself worrying that I might get in a car accident because I was so entranced.
At Christmas time I told my nieces about it because they too, adore books.
So I was nearing the end. I knew there would be sadness but I found myself sobbing as I drove home one night. This was getting ridiculous! I brought the book discs inside and sat on the sofa and listened. I spent the evening, sitting up, laying down, pacing and sitting down again. How would this spin down and END!?
Then the last disc.
I've deleted it off of my profile as one of my favorites! If it's made into a movie, I WILL NOT go see it!!!!!
I text my sister. "REMEMBER THAT BOOK?"
and she text me back "Finish it?"
and I back to her "Yes! & I'm so PISSED!!!" (Pardon me, but that's what I sent to her)
and she sent back to me "Why? Did Simba's dad die?"
My sister has a dry sense of humor and she knows that I  avoid any kind of kids movie that have anything to do with animals. She remembers me running from the room when Simba's dad died, so.....
I text her back - "Yes! And also Simba and
Simba's dog and
Scar and
the old man and
the old man's son was blinded!"
So, I'm NOT telling the title and including a SPOILER ALERT.
I'm just ranting but....
If you really want to know what book it was, just email me.
I just needed to RANT and from now on I'm reading all the reviews and MAYBE the last few pages of any book. Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr


Autumnforest said...

Oh yeah, I know that syndrome. Why do writer's do that? I will never understand it!

Anonymous said...

Perhaps it´s a cultural thing, but most of us europeans loves tragic endings :-) :-) Ao good love story always ends with tragedy :-) :-)

Have a great day now!


First off you always me me REALLY laugh, like a true laugh....and maaaaaaaaaan that's gotta suck to be so disappointed like that.....I once read books.....(before the children arrived in my life and demanded food every half hour)

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

you just ruined it for me. i was going to read soon. but if u hated it, i probably would too. but i will probably still read. don't tell me any more.

yoborobo said...

That has to be one of the worst feelings, to fall in love with a story and have it end so far away from where you wanted it to. I mean, I don't think we expect every story to have a happy ending, but the ending should feel 'right'. Sounds like this one was a scene from the Sopranos - lol!! Did you read the reviews now? I'm wondering if other people said something about the ending. I remember when I was reading the Harry Potter books, I was really afraid she would do something that would ruin the stories for me, but she didn't! :) Here's to a better book next time! xox

Georgina said...

Yikes, Cindi...that's one helluva rant!! Your rants are putting mine to shame!! LOL Sorry to hear that this book was a disappointment...I hate when that happens. Like you, I too hate sad endings when a carefully-crafted-much loved character dies. I recall reading "Charlotte Web, " to my daughter and we both were so saddened at the end regardless of her prodigy surviving and caring on. Later on when she reached adulthood, we talked about it and yes, we're a bit sardonic at times, but we knew HOW Charlotte died!!

Don't want to know the name of the book...I'll take your review as gold!


denise said...

I have a friend that always reads the ending...I can't bring myself to do it, and I probably wouldn't be reading this book anytime soon because of the stack I have to go through what' the book????

Abi said...

Oops. I always get very depressed when I come to the end of a good book, because I forget it's not real. I never read books with sad endings!

Thanks for popping over - good to see ya my friend.
Hope you have an enjoyable weekend X

julie Haymaker thompson said...

OK I am hooked what is the anme of the book!!!!