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The Lonely War by Alan Chin
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I've been thinking on this review for days now but I just can't actually put into words what I'm feeling or what I want to say. However, I happen to think Emanuela's review does an awesome job of explaining everything you need to know about this novel.

It's not often I like books like this one. One's that are realistic in how they end. I need my HEA's like I need water and when I don't get them I get cranky and take off stars for it but there's just something about this book that made me overlook the fact it doesn't end on a good romantic note. In fact, it's questionable as to whether or not it ended on a good note at all. And I didn't mind that at all.

It rubbed me raw. I didn't cry (much). I didn't get angry. And even though I didn't let myself feel any of the characters emotions or feelings this book still rubbed me raw. It was devastating and exhilarating because I was hooked in the story. I wanted to know what happened next, how they were going to survive the war, what happens after the war and I got all my answers. I fell in love with the characters. Andrew is the main POV but we occasionally get glimpses of Mitchell's. Andrew and Tottori just burrowed their way into my heart and while I didn't like Mitchell all that much, Andrew loved him enough for me to at least like him. Lol

I know a lot of people don't want to read books that don't have HEAs and those people will probably skip right over this one but I strongly encourage you not to skip it. It was an exceptional read and I strongly advise everyone to give it a try.
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Reading Progress

05/27/2011
1.0% 10 comments
05/28/2011 page 72
22.0% "Aw Andrew is starting to go crazy :'-("
05/28/2011
84.0% "It is so heart-wrenching to see how Andrew went from someone who was so balanced in the beginning of the book to someone who is now so consumed with pain and disillusions that just knowing his lover is dead makes him want to end his own life. He is no longer the spiritually calm boy but a broken man with only one purpose in life and then it can all be over for good :'-(" 6 comments
05/29/2011
100.0% "*sigh*"
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message 1: by Heather C (new) - added it

Heather C Yay! You finished!


Nikyta *Miss Forgetful* Yup!! And I loved it ^_^ totally recommend it to everyone!! And you know I think you were right when you said it'd be on like 20 shelves lmao


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Heather C lmao I knew it!!


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