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Forget About It by Caprice Crane
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Jul 21, 2010

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bookshelves: 2010-reads, chicklit, contemp-lit, romance

** spoiler alert ** Despite the insanity of premise of the book, I really enjoyed how the majority of the story played out. I love the writing and could definitely relate to the main character, Jordan, and her issues and need for a "do-over." I think everyone goes through moments like that. The author managed to pull off this idea of faking amnesia without it coming off like too much of a soap opera and just passing for what it was - a nutty plan from someone going through a rough patch.

However, my issue came up in the last act of the novel, where it really did seem to turn toward the insane soap opera writing. I get the journey that the author was attempting to create for Jordan, but it just went so far out there that I started to shake the book since I couldn't shake the character (which does, again, prove the creation of a great character).

My other issue was that I felt like the first part of the book did build up her relationship with Todd, then laid out this huge pronouncement, but never really dealt with it to a satisfactory place...part of which, I feel was because of the last act of the novel.

Overall: enjoyable. If you've got the time, go for it, but it's not the book I'd force on my friends as a must-read.

Shallow comments: In my head, I'm torn between my love of Todd and Travis, but I think Todd wins out. Is there anyone who reads this and feels anything but repulsed by Dirk?

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Reading Progress

July 21, 2010 – Started Reading
July 21, 2010 – Shelved
July 21, 2010 –
page 39
July 28, 2010 –
page 141
38.32% "enjoyable"
July 31, 2010 – Shelved as: 2010-reads
July 31, 2010 – Shelved as: chicklit
July 31, 2010 – Shelved as: contemp-lit
July 31, 2010 – Shelved as: romance
July 31, 2010 – Finished Reading

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