My love for my Kindle has grown infinite amounts since I bought it almost half a year ago. I haven't done as much reading as I would have liked, but the reading that I've done has been bliss!
On the go in the car (as a passenger, of course), under the covers, at other people's houses ... my Kindle goes wherever I go. And on this Kindle lives The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Wolf Gift, countless classics, a few treasured childhood favorites, 50 Shades of Grey (not yet read, but looking oh so forward to it) and most recently The Hunger Games.
Yeah, I finally showed up. I kept putting the book on the back burner because, honestly, I was a little burnt out on the teen scene. Everyone raved about the story so I knew I would have to give it a shot at some point, but my heart feared a letdown. As the movie approached and the hype heightened, my fear deepened. There was no way The Hunger Games could live up to all of the greatness that I'd heard. No way.
Then, suddenly, my heart found a new fear: the story was going to be ruined for me by movie-goers and book spoilers! A book that I barely cared about became the most protected treasure in my little world. As "good" luck would have it, the power cord to my laptop caught fire and I was left with some extra time on my hands while waiting for my new cord to be shipped. That meant free time for giving The Hunger Games a fair shot.
Two pages in and I was HOOKED! I spent the next couple of days juggling work and reading breaks, and here I now sit having finished the book this morning. The movie will be mine tomorrow night!
I've steered clear of the movie trailer and all photo stills because I want to truly see the movie for the first time in the theatre. I haven't been this giddily excited since ... well, I really can't remember. I'm also not going to start the sequel until I've seen the movie because I don't want to have any inkling as to what happens next! Fingers crossed that the movie is as excellent as the book!