‘Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder, Treason and plot!’ – just in case you didn’t know what the date was!
October was definitely another of those months that I can say did not go to plan! I successfully finished two books, and tried another and ended up having to DNF (Did Not Finish).
The two books I read were two of the Harry Potter scripts that I mentioned in my TBR. The Cursed Child and Crimes of Grindelwald; and wow they were amazing! Im not going to lie, the script format was definitely not my favourite, and I prefer novels absolutely, but coming out of a major slump the scripts were perfect.
The cursed child did seem a bit odd at times, but ultimately it was truly amazing! I would love to have further books, ideally novels, to follow on from this in some way or another. Honestly I think I just miss the Harry Potter world, and the fantastic beasts books just don’t quite cut it for me. That being said though, Crimes of Grindelwald was as good as any of the other Harry Potter stories, and I plan on now watching the film! Is there going to be more scripts do you know?
‘The Girl the Sea Gave Back’ by Adrienne Young was a tough one for me. I know it is a companion novel, but I had been advised that I would be okay reading that one first. But I just could not get my head into it. I just found that I couldn’t get any understanding of what was going on, and additionally, I didn’t really care what was going on. I have not had this with a book for a very long time, and after about 75 pages, I ended up just having to call it a day with this and put it back in the pile of unread books.
I have no plans to try it again immediately, however I may try the other book in the series and if I enjoy that, I may give this another go.