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Betrayed by P.C. Cast
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Feb 23, 09

Read in February, 2009

This book decided me against reading any more by these authors, even though I have the third book waiting. It is all just too painful and, I know this will sound ridiculous, unbelievable (Zoey had only been marked as a vampire fledgling one month earlier!).

I just can't be bothered with the purile writing style, pathetic 'slut/ho/gay' references, allusions to current celebrities, double standards, etc. Eg. 3 boys on the go at once and she can't decide on one but she thinks nearly every other girl with one boyfriend is a slut??? HUH? (To utilise their stupid writing style!!) And the supposedly advanced vocabulary used by Damian? Basic!! I had to keep re-reading the sentences to try and work out what was 'advanced'.

Also, I may be cynical, but it seems to me that the authors are planning to churn out book after book (equating to month by month of Zoey's life) rather than give faithful readers a decent story (eg JK Rowlings). At the rate they are going, there are close to 50 books in waiting.

I'm going to see if my nieces are interested in reading these books, otherwise, they are going to the book exchange...
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Alice Chen No Way!!! I loved the book.

 ♥♥Mari♥♥ Please reconsider giving your niece the book. You should not subject her to the same things that ticked you off!

Jane (PS) ♥♥Mari♥♥ wrote: "Please reconsider giving your niece the book. You should not subject her to the same things that ticked you off!"

LOL! They took them nearly 2 years ago! But I don't think they continued the series after the third book... (My negative comments would not have helped!)

message 5: by Jade (new) - rated it 1 star

Jade I could not agree with you more! This series is filled with outrageous double standards, tearing girls down but at the same time trying to build them up with the whole matriarchal belief, such a contradiction.

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