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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2016-reading-challenge

** spoiler alert ** 3.5 stars for the duration, 5 for the payoff.

I wasn't riveted like I was with Life After Life, but Atkinson's writing somehow kept me pinned and turning pages. So many unlikeable characters (OH VIOLA), the plot was often a little slow - and yet it somehow didn't matter. I kept reading, and quickly.

Without giving anything away, the payoff certainly made it worth it. I know it's a book I'll think about for years to come; one I'm glad to have read but probably won't read again.
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Reading Progress

December 8, 2015 – Shelved
December 8, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
January 19, 2016 – Started Reading
February 6, 2016 – Finished Reading
December 26, 2016 – Shelved as: 2016-reading-challenge

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Diane Viola was horrid. Unforgivably horrid.


Caitlin Hannah She had so many chances to redeem herself and every time: NOPE! But it did work well for the overall payoff, don't you think? Nothing is ever perfect, there are two sides to every coin.


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