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The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time, #1)
Robert Jordan

The Host (The Host, #1)

The Host (The Host, #1) - Stephenie Meyer,  Kate Reading This one has a fun premise - what happens after the invasion of the body snatchers happens and they win? A snatcher named Wanderer finds herself keeping company with her host in her head and they follow the host's desire to a hidden encampment of free humans. They are both pretty boy crazy, so this one does not pass the Bechdel test (maybe she talked about something other than a man with her female nemesis, but I'm not sure) The gripping adventure and melodrama got me through one bout of insomnia, but I think some of the passages would have been less tortuous if I'd been reading the print version and could slip over the slow bits - drawn out descriptions of action scenes that made me roll my eyes and mumble - oh get on with it! I was a little weirded out by the end with all the tiny female bodies. What was up with all the infantilization? She may write sequels - and with any luck they'll be better than the Twilight sequels (I only listened to one, then gave up) - Thumbs up as a guilty pleasure.