Nadine Larter's Reviews > Love
Holy hell. I did not enjoy this book. This book is not entertainment. At all. It is a gut wrenching piece of pure raw honesty about how life is. My insides are sour. I can feel the blood in my veins. My heart is pounding. Be warned that it is full of triggers. It might be best to keep that in mind for those who are sensitive to them. Shit. I can't even get my words out. Nothing made sense. And then it all made sense. And now I feel sick. I didn't enjoy reading this book. It wasn't like my favourites, the sweet magical stories about abnormally bad circumstances being overcome by average, but secretly special, people. There's no feel-good. But it is also not Virginia Andrews-y or Picoult-y where all these crazy unbelievable bad things happen and you are able to remain sane because "that's crazy". This was not crazy. This was real. And I cannot escape the truth that Toni Morrison's work is incredibly important.
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March 3, 2015 – Started Reading
March 3, 2015 – Shelved
March 3, 2015 – Shelved as: my-library
May 8, 2015 –21.78% ""A black killer was a killer; a white killer was unhappy.""
May 11, 2015 –35.64%
May 13, 2015 –42.08% "I might be too dumb for this book...."
May 19, 2015 –74.26% "Fucksakes! Triggers triggers EVERYWHERE!!!"
May 19, 2015 – Shelved as: my-library-read
May 19, 2015 – Finished Reading