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Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
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May 05, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: fey, vamps, werewolves, 2011-reads, i-liked-it, it-wasn-t-all-that-but-enjoyable, original-and-creative, young-adult
Read from May 02 to 05, 2011 , read count: 1

Actual rating 2.5 stars.

Let me start by saying that I didn't hate this book, but I also didn't love it either. It was cute, spunky, and funny. However, there was just something about it that annoyed me.

So I've recently found out what a Mary Sue is. All this time I've been calling it "A la Bella-esque." Evie is most defiantly a Mary Sue. And I've come to the realization that I had a love/hate relationship with Evie the entire book. I thought she was really funny and down right silly at times. BUT at the same time she annoyed me with being so cheerful with her love of all things pink. I kept flipping back an forth. Sometimes I felt her endearing. Yet other times I wanted to bitch slap her.

But I digress. I did find a few things I liked about the book. I found Evie's relationship with Lend to be very realistic. It wasn't over done. They weren't ripping their clothes off after only dating for a week. They weren't confessing their undying love for one another. Actually, I would say the romance kinda took a backseat in this book. It was there, but it didn't feel like it controlled the plot. Also, I did find the book really funny. Awesome dialog. Bonus points for no cliffhanger.

Anyway, I can't really think of anything else to add to this review right now. It just didn't leave a lasting impression like I had hoped. I will continue with the series. More so, out of curiosity for where the story will go.

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Reading Progress

05/03/2011 page 40
12.0% "Lol! These "bleeps" are too funny! Lol."
05/04/2011 page 87
26.0% "Hot pink stiletto boots? This book is just killing me with all the pink references."
05/04/2011 page 115
34.0% ""I sprained it while rocking out to my iPod alone in my room. Apparently hip-hop is not my calling." LMAO. This book is hilarious."
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Desiree so what is a Mary sue?

Steph Sinclair Desiree wrote: "so what is a Mary sue?"
I should warn you. That site is crazy addictive!

 Athena Ivashkova ~♥~ That website makes my head dizzy at times. Even the stuff you don't pay attention to AT ALL in the entertainment world, has references, too.

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