Friday, May 20, 2011

for the love of an elephant

I may have mentioned I have started reading Water for Elephants.  Yes, I have.  I am totally wrapped up in much so that I am already on page 239 and I am pretty sure I will finish it tonight.  But...I kinda don't want it to end.  I am actually scared of the ending?

But, I am so in love with the story and the characters.  Nope, have not seen the movie...YET!  But, I have been there, if you know what I mean.  When I am done reading each evening, I feel as if I am walking straight outta the Big Top to my bed, smelling of peanuts.  It is truly that good of a story!  Kudos to Sara Gruen. 


Yes, those above words I typed last week before blogger decided to go mental and checked out for a day, while throwing our heart and soul of posts right out the window.  But, I'm not bitter.  grrrrrr....

I had gorgeous words, fabulous photos...all to show how much I truly enjoyed the book.  Did you notice I said "enjoyed?"  I finished it!!!!

It was so glorious....AND I enjoyed the ending so much more than I had imagined. 

While I am certain I cannot re-collect the fantastic images I had stored....I will try to embrace the beauty of where Water For Elephants took me an enchanted, magical, vintage era.  Enjoy!

With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant.

The fact that you kept it does not.

~ Sara Gruen
So, with that, my friends....I hope you all have a rock star kind of weekend!  I know I will.  This is my next read...oh yeah baby!!! 

{all images via pinterest or we heart it}


Staley Mc said...

I loved Water for Elephants! The book was just so amazing and I went to see the movie last weekend and I just wasn't sure if it would be portrayed as great as the book was but it was amazing too. Very similar to the book and Reese and Rob were so perfect!

Melissa said...

This book is on my list!!

Oh Steven Tyler. I heart you.

Have an awesome weekend.

Rachel {Da Paura ♥} said...

I want to see that movie, and now I really want to read the book! The photos from the movie are amazing, and I love Reese!

Thank you for your kind words about my new online boutique & my new skirt! It means so much to me! :)


Summer said...

The hubs is reading the Steven Tyler book now and looooves it! I am gonna read it next! Now I have to put Water for Elephants on my list of reads! Boo to blogger for deleting some posts....geez I hope it's all fixed now and no more problemos that stuff was frustrating! oooh I love vintage and that era looks awesome to pretend to be in etc., so fabulous! I am so glad that you liked the book are you gonna see the movie?


georgia~gigi said...

Happy Friday Meli Girl!!!!
Look at you, you lil book worm! Good for you! I so need to get back into reading! I want to see this movie and now read the book!
I hope you have a wonderful weekend!
ps, I will def take you to the "village aka Mom and Dad's" pretty sure they would love to shoot the shit with ya!!!!
love ya lots
gi gi

bananas. said...

oh you must watch the movie. it's fantastic!

Anonymous said...

You make me want to read Water for Elephants. I should see the movie too!!


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