Showing posts from June, 2011

Jane Eyre

So hey, it's been longer than usual, but this last novel took me a little while.  Jane Eyre is one of the most classic romance novels of all time.  Written by my favorite Bronte sister, Charlotte Bronte, it's a great romance novel that every girl should read at least once their life.  Such classic love, with the soft innocent touch that novels in the 1800s had, compared to todays sexually charged young adult and adult romances.  I found this novel to be easier to read than other Old English novels that I have read, such as Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights ( Wuthering Heights being by Charlotte's sister Emily Bronte).  However, to be fair, I tried reading Pride and Prejudice about five years ago, so I may find it better now... So anyway, Jane Eyre is the story of, well none other than...Jane Eyre! Life's been tough for Jane.  Her parents died when she was very young, and was forced to live with her uncle and aunt.  After her uncle dies, her aunt is the on

City of Bones Movie

Okay, so I have found out some possible information about the City of Bones movie.  Unlike my last review where I mentioned reading about Emma Roberts and Alex Pettyfer playing the parts of Clary and Jace...well, unfortunately I was wrong.  I am really bummed about this, because I think Alex Pettyfer would make a great Jace! However, it was just announced in the past couple of weeks that even though Alex Pettyfer got offered the role of Jace, I guess he turned it down because it was officially announced that Jamie Campbell Bower (he played Caius in the Twilight Saga movies).  Than it was also announced that Lily Collins (the daughter from The Blind Side ) is supposed to play the part of Clary. To be honest, I don't know yet what I think of these two playing those parts.  Both have been very good actors in the roles they portrayed (I loved The Blind Side, The Twilight Saga, and Sweeney Todd ).  I think when I read the remaining two novels in the trilogy it will help get a