CURRENT TV SHOW WATCH: Why didn’t I ever watch True Blood Before?
What is my current TV show watch and novel read for august? So I took the plunge and decided to finally watch the show True Blood and I’m currently already on season five.
I haven’t written one of these post in a while . But as of now I’m writing one because I’m so excited to discuss about what I’m watching and reading at the moment .
But all I want to say about this is why didn’t I ever watch True Blood before?
Okay so I know the show is based on the book series Sookie Stackhouse Series by Charlaine Harris. I actually read book 4 in the series, Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris a long time ago when the books first came out. However I forgot everything that happened in that book. And now that I watched the show I’m going to start to read the book series within the next couple of months probably.
I don’t like watching shows that everybody is so hyped about when they first come out. And True Blood was one of those shows. Of course the book series wasn’t as mainstreamed as I remember it to be because there was no social media back then. But maybe I’m wrong.
I believe when it was first live I tried to watch episode 1 and I wasn’t bought or sold by it so I just left it alone until now . Yes I know many years after it has aired. But those are the best type of shows to watch cause you can binge them .
But all and all so far I like the show. I’m going to write other post about True Blood in the next couple of weeks when I finish the series. I have a lot of comparisons I want to discuss especially about the werewolf myths in the show since I’m currently writing a werewolf novel . And even though the show is primarily about vampires there is enough to discuss because each species in the show has a balanced storyline putting the focus on the individual species each season while interweaving their storylines with the others; especially the humans. I like that aspect of the overall show and of the writing of the show .
CURRENT NOVEL READ: From Horror to Gothic Fantasy
Okay so on to the book series I’m currently reading . Ha I’m going from Horror to gothic horror. And two separate genres. I ‘m currently reading the V.C Andrews Logan series. For some reason V.C Andrews is one of those authors whose books I always come back to regardless of how many times I’ve read them.
I reread V.C Andrews books at least once a year. And now I’ve come back to the Logan Series again and I don’t understand all the hate in the logan series from the reviews on youtube. The fact that many people have said the series itself was boring. But I digress. I think it’s something mysterious about the book being set in Cape Cod. I haven’t read the Logan series for years and so right now I’m on the 2nd book again.
But the Logan Series was one of the only V.C Andrews books without actual incest within the family. Okay of course you have the mother Hallie at the beginning of the series has married her 1st cousin Chester but in my opinion I don’t think she was actually ever intimate with him because she sought other men and that’s why I think she tried to keep it hidden from her daughter Melody . Chester himself of course knew about her affairs and of course he was upset but he knew he couldn’t do anything because as you later find out they were 1st cousins.
The fact that to the reader the mother comes off as a cheater and selfish . I think readers were too hard on the mother. I myself thought so too. Her life was just sad and pitiful. She didn’t want the responsibility of raising Melody and that wasn’t right or fair.
Oh and the fact that Melody tried to hit on her uncle . Well she didn’t know . Hallie was kind of stupid to not tell Melody anything. But I’m glad that never went anywhere. And Melody felt kind of stupid afterwards. That’s my opinion about that point and well overall yeah there is no apparent incest within the novels. Just a bunch of lies that makes Melody in turn do stupid things . I kind of feel bad for Melody and she deserves better.
I’m going to continue to write some more review post on the V.C Andrew books but that’s my current read for right now.
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