I’m sure many people are now aware that the movie is coming out later this month, and for the most part, that is why I read this book. Judging by what I’ve seen from the trailer, there is essentially nothing being translated from book to movie. I cannot believe I’m about to say this, but that’s pretty okay with me. The movie looks like it takes everything to the next level in terms of intensity and excitement, and regardless of how I feel about the book, I am greatly looking forward to the film. If you are just interested in this book because of the movie trailer, I would not recommend reading it.
And that’s not to say this is a bad book. It’s not. Read the rest of this entry »
A Mini Update First: I know I have been completely MIA for the past couple of months. I’m sorry about that, but my college classes always come before reading for myself. Steelheart is actually the first book I’ve finished since coming back to college, and the major reason for that is because of my fall break. I also neglected posting this because I honestly forgot about it. Unfortunately, I do not know how often I will be able to read in the coming months. I’m sorry for that, but it is what it is.
On to the review!
You can’t be so frightened of what might happen that you are unwilling to act.
Many people have enjoyed Steelheart before me, and I have no doubts that many more will continue to enjoy it after me. I am in the minority here as I did not like this novel. It really is a shame because I wanted to love it; I expected to love it actually. I have heard wonderful things about this author, and I will try out his other books. Steelheart, however, didn’t do much for me. Read the rest of this entry »