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Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka
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I want to thank NetGalley for letting me read this book. It did keep my interest.

That said, when you read like I do, using text-to-speech almost exclusively, books like this leave me feeling lost. I feel I may have missed the important sentences as to who-done-it and why. There were a lot of characters and they all sound the same, the writing style of the narrative is the same in the dialogue. That may not mean too much when visually engaged with the story, but I often didn't know which characters thoughts/memories I was in.

This was an ARC or early read copy so by the time others will read it these other problems may be fixed: Between sections, there is a line ___. Often that stops the TTS. And often the name of the person who is starring in the next section is totally left out with TTS. I assume these are formatting issues that will be solved and others who get to read this with their eyes will be able to stay with the story and find it all pulls together.

Using the thoughts of one who seems autistic or in other ways a little different than the norm, was a nice tool. I found the character Cameron to be very interesting. Others I found harder to understand. Maybe that says more about me than the characters being portrayed?

At any rate, I think others may find this book to be very good. I loved to see your comments. I may have to come back to this book and read again to see if I can find where I turned left when the writer turned right. ???
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Reading Progress

June 25, 2017 – Started Reading
June 25, 2017 – Shelved
June 28, 2017 –
77.0%
June 29, 2017 –
99.0%
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: adult
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: crime
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: depression
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: disabilities
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: grief
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: mental-illness
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: netgalley
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: new-adult
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: murder-mystery
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: mystery
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: text-to-speech-enabled
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: young-adult
June 29, 2017 – Shelved as: contemporary
June 29, 2017 – Finished Reading

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