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Hemlock by N.J. Layouni
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it was ok
bookshelves: historical, medieval, series, time-travel

Thank you to Anne for the recommendation.

Well, this had the unfortunate timing of being read after an amazing 5 star read, it probably only had a hope of paling in comparison.

It kind of felt and read like slight Outlander fan fiction; the author got inspired after reading Outlander and tried to craft a story like it. The world the heroine time travels to is like a medieval Europe but suppose to be a different dimension. I'm not really sure because it is not truly explained. Honestly, it gives the feeling that the author wanted to set it in a medieval time period but didn't want to do research and work to make it feel authentic.
The characters and main couple's relationship felt shallow and while this ends on a cliffhanger, I think I'm going to stop here.
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Reading Progress

June 1, 2015 – Shelved
June 1, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
July 10, 2017 – Started Reading
July 15, 2017 – Shelved as: historical
July 15, 2017 – Shelved as: medieval
July 15, 2017 – Shelved as: series
July 15, 2017 – Shelved as: time-travel
July 15, 2017 – Finished Reading

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