Livermore, CA, United States | Member Since 2011
The content of the book was good but the performance made it difficult to listen to could only listen for short periods at a time.
I really only got this book because it had some good reviews and it was cheap. Was I surprised. When I first started listening to it I thought it was going to be a sweet little childerns story that didn't have much to it but about 15% into the story it really picks up. I really enjoyed it, The author has combined my stories to make a truly original new fairy tale for older childern and adults alike. ( Would not recommend listening with younger childern since there are some creepy/scary parts)
of course ...because it does not have a satisfactory ending.
I got this book based on many postive reviews. Have you ever been to a movie that someone raved about and you thought it was just, OK. That is how I felt listening to this book. Don't get me wrong, I liked the book but I didn't think it was spectacular. It was predictable, and the audio narration was decent. My real pet peeve, which I have notice somewhat with other YA novels but really noticed with this one, is that it just ends....there is no conclusion it just stops, and you are forced to read the next book if you are curious to see what happens. The ending seemed anti-climatic. YA books, even if they want to do sequel books can have decent endings, and if they would please start the next book with maybe a recap so it doesnt feel like it is the next chaper of the last book. Ok end of rant.
SPOILER ALERT:I guess it would be climatic if you didn't know who she was from almost the beginning of the book, and they just ended it with her sitting there in jail...she can't escape and be on the run. Really.....you have to save that for the next book!
I read this book a few years ago and thought I would get a refresher by listening to the audiobook. Although I love the information it is one of those books you have to read. If you are an artist or want to be, I highly suggest this book. But read it, because it will give you more time to let what they are telling you really sink in.
The narration was good the story was good but there just seem to be so much excess that was unneccessary to the story. (Mainly his political rants) The end was really great but the fact is by the time it got to that point I could not enjoy it because I just wanted the book to end.
I don't like writing. I like reading and listening so for me to make an effort to write a review is a big deal. I thought it was really well written & performed. Gave you the feeling he was talking to you as if you were a close friend. I would recommend to anyone whether they are a fan of Rob Lowe or not.
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