Happy Messy Scary Love
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Giveaway dates: Feb 14 - Mar 14, 2019
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Trigger warning: None till the point I read.
I received this E-ARC via Netgalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
I have read the authors previous book and was excited to dive into this! Unfortunately I didn’t like it.
I liked the writing but soon found out that’s all I liked. I didn’t care for the main character or her friends. As I read on I lost interest.
This is a book I was really excited for for exactly one reason. It's a romantic comedy about horror movies. I love horror movies, love everything about them, and when I found out this was about two horror fans falling for each other I was sold. And, even though I had problems with this book overall, I'm glad I read it and I'm glad it's getting published because it shows just how fun horror can be. I'm so happ ...more
Actual Rating: 4
Ooh. I liked this! When I first requested it on NetGalley, I was a little hesitant. The story centers around Olivia; unlike everyone else, she has no plans for summer, having been rejected from NYU's screenwriting program. So her plans are to stay home, binge-watch horror movies, and chat with an online friend, Elm. But then Olivia is forced by her parents to work at a ziplining company over summer, and there ...more
**Disclaimer: I received a free electronic ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**
Honestly, this was a miss for me. As cliche and predictable that this was, the execution just didn't meet my expectations. Let's start with the characters. First off, Olivia (aka Carrie) wasn't anyone special. Whiny, but not the worst MC. Her reason for sending Jake (aka Elm) Katie's picture in place of her own is kind of pathetic, or at least the way she explains it made it seem so (like seriou ...more
Thanks to NetGalley for the ARC.