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Through a Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen
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Jul 28, 2008

did not like it
Recommended for: silly chits
Read in June, 2008

Have you ever come across one of those books in which the main protagonist starts out being beautiful, brave, intelligent...in short, all that is admirable in a person...and then, about 50 pages in, said protagonist becomes the brattiest, whiniest, dumbest little kid you've had the misfortune of coming across in the last 20 books you've read? This is what happened to me with this book. I read a summary of the work somewhere and thought that it aspired to be much more than a trashy historical romance. I WAS WRONG. When Barbara threw a bizarro tantrum and developed an eating disorder because they wouldn't let her marry the object of her childish crush, I wanted to throw the book at the wall. And then stomp on it a few times once it hit the floor. Instead I continued to read, hoping that the ending would redeem the rest.

...I want those hours back.
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message 1: by Sarah Beth (new)

Sarah Beth Glad I chose not to download this one.


message 2: by Jasmine (new)

Jasmine Thanks for your review. Perhaps I won't start on it. ;)


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