I started reading I Am the Messenger last week and unfortunately, I only made it through the first 40 pages or so before I lost interest in the book. I haven’t read a page since. This happened the last time I picked it up, too. I’m not sure what it is exactly, I’m just not interested in the story. The characters don’t thrill me so much, either. It’s truly disappointing.
I think I might set it aside. Maybe I’ll try it again someday–third time is the charm, right?–but right now, I think it’s best I read something else. I want to stay on top of my reading goals and I’m not going to do that if I get caught up in reading a book I’m not enjoying.
Sorry, Markus Zusak. I tried, but I Am the Messenger just isn’t as good as The Book Thief.
Now there’s just one more thing I have to do: decide what I’m going to read next! This is always the hardest part.