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Year Zero by Rob  Reid
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Jul 16, 2012

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Read from July 12 to 16, 2012 — I own a copy , read count: 1

This was a decent book....I enjoyed the story line and found it amusing, but the entire time I was reading it, I felt like a teenager with severe ADHD wondering where my brain was going to go next. The reason I say this is because of all the footnotes that take you off in different directions. They were mostly random thoughts pertaining to what the character was doing along with a few "background info" type footnotes, but I found it really distracting. I had to keep going back and re-reading what I had just finished because I was already off on a different train of thought. Overall, the story line was well thought out, with lots of humor and quirky jabs at humankind (and "alien-kind for that matter). I think that this would be a great book for young adults also...maybe not so much younger teens because of a few instances of sexual innuendos, but definitely teen through adult genres. Thanks Goodreads "First Reads" book giveaways for the opportunity to read this book free!
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