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If you asked me to chose between Meyer's Twilight series and this lone (currently) story of the Host, I'll tell you without hesitation that The Host wins hands down. It's without a doubt my most favorite book of Meyer's, and one of my all time favorites in general.
The Idea of this book is so very intriguing and unique. We have an alien invasion on our hands; only the aliens seem to be... better than the humans?! They don't have any violent tendencies, equality is their motto, there's no thievery or crime or sickness. Sounds like the perfect (albeit boring) world, doesn't it?
Well, mix in some human rebels and things start to get a lot more interesting. One does have to wonder, though, if the alien's really aren't better for this world.
I'd like to spare an entire section to the first 100 or so pages of this book, because those will be the most difficult for you to read. In all honestly, the first time I read the book I had a really hard time with it because not much happens during those 100 pages and the action is scarce. Wanda lives her life, and that's it. It's important, don't get me wrong, but you'll need to overcome those first pages to get to the really good bits.
The thing is, the second time I read the book? I couldn't quite figure out why I had so much trouble with the opening. It's quite ...
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