Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Library Loot ~ November 7-13

Between the Lines ~ by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, 2012, YA fiction, 8/10
What happens when happily ever after … isn’t?  Delilah is a bit of a loner who prefers spending her time in the school library with her head in a book — one book in particular.  Between the Lines may be a fairy tale, but it feels real. Prince Oliver is brave, adventurous, and loving. He really speaks to Delilah.  And then one day Oliver actually speaks to her. Turns out, Oliver is more than a one-dimensional storybook prince. He’s a restless teen who feels trapped by his literary existence and hates that his entire life is predetermined. He’s sure there’s more for him out there in the real world, and Delilah might just be his key to freedom.  Delilah and Oliver work together to attempt to get Oliver out of his book, a challenging task that forces them to examine their perceptions of fate, the world, and their places in it. And as their attraction to each other grows along the way, a romance blossoms that is anything but a fairy tale.
I have already finished the book and rate it 8 of 10, a good book.

Library Loot is a weekly event co-hosted by Claire @ The Captive Reader and Marg @ The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader that encourages bloggers to share titles of books they’ve checked out of the library.  To participate, just add your post to their Mister Linky any time during the week.  And of course check out what other participants are getting from their libraries this week.


Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

That sounds really interesting! I am glad to hear you enjoyed it.

Linda said...

I've enjoyed Picoult's other books. Glad to hear it's good.

Helen's Book Blog said...

I have only read one Jodi Picoult, but really liked it. I keep meaning to read more of them. Enjoy this one!

Ginnie said...

I'm not a big Picoult fan but will maybe give it another try since you recommend it.
I am reading "Joy Comes In The Morning" by Jonathan Rosen. It is about a female Rabbi and for some reason I've always been fascinated with the Jewish faith. This book does not have the depth of Chaim Potok's writings but I'm enjoying it.

Kay said...

I kept debating about reading this books since I have enjoyed other books by Picoult. I think I will just have to give it a try and pick it up the next time I am at the library!