I did really enjoy the sense of humour throughout the book, but it had the potential for so much more
Yes, although Christine's voice was a bit annoying by the end
I expected a lot more from a book with such great reviews, but I found it to be completely underwhelming. It felt like it was on the edge of getting really good for so much of the book, and then it was just over.
While it wasn't by any means bad, I can't see myself recommending it to anyone.
I would recommend it for reading in between more serious books. This is a bit of a crossover between YA and adult. Its incredibly gushily romantic at points, but at least is a bit more complicated than all the rest of the twilight-like nonsense around, and Karou is a strong female character.
It was a good performance by the narrator which made me stick with it, I think I would have put this down had I been reading it instead.
This is set up to have potentially been a great fantasy book, but unfortunately the author doesn't capitalize on the world she has created much and instead focuses mostly on the romance...a bit of a letdown.
I've read Libba Bray's A Great and Terrible Beauty series, and this book was written in a completely different tone, its hard to compare them. It was fun and lighthearted and seems to be Libba Bray just writing for the fun of it!
The narration was absolutely great! All the characters had their own very distinct and hilarious voices that really made the book fun to listen to!
The book was a pretty fun listen, my only criticism is that after a while the not-so-subtle "see guys, I'm a feminist!" lessons get a bit old, but keeping in mind that I am not of the intended teenage audience (to which some of these ideas may be new) it still didn't detract from my enjoyment of the book!
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