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review 2019-11-17 16:04
When You're Going Through Hell (Keep Going for Me) by cywscross
When You're Going Through Hell (Keep Goi... When You're Going Through Hell (Keep Going for Me) - cywscross

A well written fic in which Peter and Stiles meet in the basement cells of Eichen House. Second half is a bit plotty, skimmed towards the end. No sex.

Source: archiveofourown.org/works/17132132
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review 2019-09-24 05:57
Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All the Boys I've Loved Before #3) by Jenny Han
Always and Forever, Lara Jean - Jenny Han

2.75/5

 

Go to Bridget's Book Ramblings for my thoughts

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text 2019-09-24 01:27
Reading progress update: I've read 209 out of 326 pages.
Always and Forever, Lara Jean - Jenny Han
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text 2019-09-16 02:21
Cryptozoologist
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Vol. 1: High School Is Hell - Jordie Bellaire,Joss Whedon,Dan Mora

I decided to start the reboot of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic book series. As with the TV series, it has plenty of vampires, as well as other supernatural creatures like demons, making it perfect for the Cryptozoologist square. It would have also worked for the Dark Academia, Film at 11, Deadlands, and Spellbound squares.

 

 

 

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review 2019-09-09 20:11
Struggle Read
Cat Out of Hell - Lynne Truss

Woo boy. This was not good. I think at one point I was going to DNF, but decided to just get done with it so I can throw it back from whence it came. An interesting synopsis does not a good book make. I was so happy to finish with this one I leaped into my next book.

 

"Cat Out of Hell" follows a man who just lost his wife, Alec Charlesworth. Alec is a man after a reader's heart. He's a librarian who just lost his job. Stuck in his lonely home with just his dog, Watson. Alec starts searching for why his wife has disappeared and is sent a file of interviews that is taking place between someone called Wiggy and a cat named Roger. Yeah. So that should have been when I said this book is not for you Blue, but I didn't. We find out that Roger is an old cat, and another cat named The Captain is behind Roger being immortal and is out to get him and anyone that stands in his way. The rest of the book is Alec trying to prove he's not insane while we read excerpts from interviews, emails, a screenplay, via cat telepathy, etc. that have Alec figuring out what is going on. There is also some first person narration that didn't help matters. I spent a lot of time figuring out who was speaking. It drove me up the wall. 

 

So Alec. Eh. I can't say I disliked him. I just didn't care. The book got so weird so fast and the writing doesn't draw you in enough. I think the different narrative styles actually pushed me out of the book a great deal. Watson the dog was awesome, that's all I got. Roger was kind of exhausting, like a real cat honestly. The fact that the author keeps saying he sounds like Vincent Price messed with me. I hate it when authors tell you what a person sounds like. I kept replaying Price doing the "Thriller" intro at one point while reading and laughing my butt off. Yes, I make my own entertainment when I am not enjoying a book. 

 

The writing was just okay. I already said the narrative styles didn't work for me. It doesn't help that at one point the author kind of throws out shade by saying via a character they don't care about the gaps in the story (there are plot holes galore). The flow was pretty bad too. I wasn't kidding about this book being a struggle to read and finish.


The ending just happens and we end on Alec and a survey and I maybe just went thank you I am done so I could claim this book for Halloween bingo. 

 

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