Just a quick one..

robotdreamsGuess what?? I just had to post and let everyone know that I finally finished a book this month! I finished it because it had no words :p I read Robot Dreams by Sara Varon and I have to say that I loved it! It might as well have been filled with words, because I thought it told a really touching little story. I’ve noticed that quite a few people who read this one were less than impressed with it, but I have to say that I really enjoyed it. Yeah, I think it could’ve been a little longer maybe and I wasn’t totally satisfied with the ending, but that was a good thing. If you’ve read it before, then you probably know what I’m talking about.

Robot Dreams is about a dog who builds a robot that becomes his friend. Sadly though, the robot gets left at the beach after he rusts and is unable to move after going for a swim with his friend. The story is about the dog and the robot wishing to be together again and trying to find that wonderful friendship that they once shared. Very simple story, but it worked perfectly for me. It really didn’t need any words. And I loved the art for the story. It’s extremely simplistic, but captured the essence of the tale well!

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bbaw-vote-button09Have you registered for Book Blogger Appreciation Week yet? If not, what are you waiting for! This is a wonderful event, now in it’s second year that is coordinated by Amy at My Friend Amy, and I have to say that she does an amazing job. It looks to be even bigger and better than last year. It’s a celebration of being a book blogger that includes giveaways, contests, and much more. You can go to the main blog to register, and then go vote for your favorite blogs in all of the many different categories! Thanks again Amy for putting this all together! It’s scheduled to run from September 14-18th!

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10 Responses

  1. It was good, huh? I enjoyed it! 🙂

  2. so..
    you finished a book with no words eh?
    Damn your good! :o)

  3. Ha, that’s the kind of book I need.

    You’re a reasonable guy, Chris. Would you please explain the point of BBAW? I don’t get it.

  4. Before I even read your review I was staring at the picture thinking he needs to get his toes out of the water or he’s gonna rust! Hmph. Robots never listen.

  5. deslily’s comment cracked me up!! 🙂
    Way to go Chris!!

  6. Kailana, It was really good! Much better than I expected actully!

    Deslily, Hardee har har 😉

    Bookfool, It was just what I needed at the time, lol. BBAW is just a celebration of all of us book bloggers put on by us book bloggers, lol. There are giveaways galore, awards are given for the best blogs in different categories, and there are tons and tons of fun posts. It’s just a week to celebrate being us. I love it!

    Softdrink, Those damn robots….you’d swear that their heads are made of metal…

    Staci, I know, I’m WAY impressed with myself, lol.

  7. Congrats! I read Robot Dreams last year during a comic strip/illustrated book binge that I was on and really enjoyed it. It is a bit sad, surprisingly so, but I thought it was great!

  8. Isn’t it fun to see BBAW coming up! I always love reading about blogs that are new to me. I hope you win something, my friend, because your blog is so wonderful. Yours I know!

  9. I really like the sound of this. In fact, I’ve been meaning to read it since Carl mentioned it last year! The way you described it sort of reminded me of Salamander Dream, which you should totally read 😛

  10. Carl, I picked this one up based on your review actually!! And I’m thrilled that I did 🙂

    Bellezza, Aw, thanks 🙂 I may have nominated you for something!! Same to you, I hope you do win something because I just love your blog!! Even though I’ve been a horrible commenter lately 😦

    Nymeth, You’d like it a lot! I promise…and I’m off to add Salamander Dream to my list right now!

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