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lit luva has commented on (2) products.

Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

lit luva, December 23, 2010

I read it because it got a good review on the "daily dose". Come to think of it, the "daily dose" never gives a bad review! Hmmmm. Could it be that a bad review doesn't sell books? Anyway,I thought HeartSick was lightweight and predictable. Formulaic. Same old same ole. No matter how hard the author, Chelsea Cain, tried to make the psychopath evil, she just didn't shock or scare me. Characters just didn't have enough depth. Especially the psycho. Would have liked to go deeper into Gretchen's mind (killer).
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The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
The Invisible Bridge

lit luva, December 11, 2010

This book was poorly written. Too descriptive. Too wordy. I skimmed it. I only had to read the first sentence of every paragraph to follow the story. And there are only so many stories to tell. But if the story is well written, then one wants to savor every word, every sentence and read it regardless of what it is about. I read it because Michael Chabon, whose writing I admire, reviewed it so glowingly. He must have either known the author or felt obligated because he is Jewish. It was no Sophie's Choice.

I don't supposed a bad review makes it eligible for the Daily Dose since the object of reviews is to sell books and this review won't sell this book, but I clicked anyway!
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