This Wednesday’s topic is Books You Wish Had Sequels.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is one of my favorite books. The writing is so beautiful and I just wish I could return to the magical and glorious world that is The Night Circus. I have a full review of this book in my Review section if you would like to know more about this book and my love for it.
I don’t often re-read books, but it’s something I would like to try to do more often. The Night Circus is on the top of my re-read list.
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline is another book that I enjoyed very much. However, the ending was a bit quick and I would have liked to learn more of what happened. This book centers around the lives of 17 year old Molly and 91 year old Vivian. They form a very unlikely friendship and help eachother through their difficult pasts that have some surprising common threads. Even though the ending is too quick, it’s a beautifully written story about a part of history many do not know a lot about. It’s a great read that I would highly recommend.
I read Room by Emma Donoghue awhile ago. I would love to have had a sequel of this book to see what happens to 5 year old Jack in the future. How does what happened to him in the room affect him as an adult? Does he become a parent? If so, how does his childhood affect the type of parent he becomes?
Bird Box by Josh Malerman was a 3 star read for me, so it was a good book but not a great one. However, I would have liked a sequel to find out more of what happens to Malorie and her two young children, “The Boy” and “The Girl.” The book left too much open ended and I would have loved to know more about what happened.
The Help by Kathryn Stockett was such a great heartwarming story and I just wish I could have more from the lives of Abigail, Skeeter, Minny and all of the characters in The Help. The characters made this story such an enjoyable and moving read and I just want to hear more about all of them.