Banned in China for its political implications relating to Tiannamen Square, Death Fugue manages to encompass art, philosophy, and love in an eerie story that sucked me in like quicksand.
Lolita, Punk 57, Black Sun, and more.
Despite reading far fewer books than usual, the books I picked up were HUGE! Plus I loved them. This was a very successful reading month!
The beginning of Shatter Me was an exquisite mix of beautiful, unique prose, complex character, and expert soft worldbuilding. But after that big bang beginning, it gets...soggier. I think if anything, I'm more disappointed by the lost potential than by the actual product. Because I really did enjoy myself in the reading...
It would be a bald-faced lie to say I every completely follow my TBR. Here's hoping, because I have high hopes for all of these books. Do you plan on reading any of these? Drop a comment—I want to know what YOU'RE reading next!
It didn't help that some of my choices were slow moving and didn't motivate me to pick them back up.
Brooding inner turmoil and big muscles do not excuse stripping someone naked in public, biting them when they beg you not to, or general assault.
Connecting to these characters is hard, and not necessarily rewarding, even at the end. But that empty kind of discomfort...it reminded me of how modern netizen-dom can feel.
I think booktok is just doing me dirty at this point, because how is this book popular? This one was talked about a lot, so I had semi-high expectations. But when I started it...I shit you not, I didn't think I was going to be able to get through the first chapter. Here are some … Continue reading Den of Vipers Book Review: WTF??
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