Ok, first the back story: I finally joined Twitter. Yes I know, it was a long time coming. However, remember in a previous post I wanted to use the consitency of me writing in this blog as proof I could do the social media thing correctly. I decided enough time had past. Anyway, I'm now on Twitter and went ahead and started following other people one of which is Goodreads. Goodreads is a website that allows you to track the books you are reading as well as write reviews for them. Yesterday, they had a post about a survey they wanted people to answer: "What's the book you can't wait to read this summer?" and of course, I checked it out. As I did, I saw a new book that was coming out from Ann Brashares, writer of Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Any guesses as to what the book is that's coming out?
Here's the title: Sisterhood Everlasting. That's right, the 5th book of the series that I thought ended in 2007 after the 4th book. The premise, the girls are grown up (out of college) and living their lives. This makes them in their twenties, probably mid twenty. Is that even considered young adult? I enjoyed the series when it first came out and I will probably enjoy this book as well, but seriously I am a bit annoyed. Are you trying to tell me that Brashares had no other ideas to come up with that she had to go back 4 years? Or was this her editor's idea? I only hope that when I'm published, I can stay away from these kinds of things. When my series ends, I want it to stay that way.
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