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How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
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Mar 28, 2011

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bookshelves: teen, drama
Read from March 28 to April 05, 2011

This book started out pretty interesting; I was drawn to the main character (a teenager) visiting relatives when suddenly a war breaks out. The teens are left alone during a war and try to find ways to survive. There are some creepy "V.C. Andrews sleep with my relative" parts, but I guess it works with the story. In a sad/scary way. About 1/2 way through the book, the story loses it's "umph" for me and begins to drag. I lost the connection with the characters and just wanted to see how the book ended. I think the story is a great concept, but didn't quite work out all the way.
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Reading Progress

03/28/2011 page 100
52.0% "Interesting book so far, mix between V.C. Andrews and Anne Frank. Interesting to see how it ends."

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