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Bending the Universe by Justin Anthony Wetch
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really liked it
bookshelves: poetry, 2017-releases, realistic-issues, mental-health, male-author, digital-review-copy, 2018-releases

I genuinely liked this! I don't often read poetry but these poems centered around realistic, common and current scenarios was a good enough reason for me to keep reading them. The collection is divided into five sections, five essential topics that basically sums up everyone--society, love, life, personal and nature. The first section opened with a bang and I couldn't help but smile at how relatable some stanzas were; the commonly seen and felt instances were well-constructed in a manner that didn't come across too harshly but the point was made evident. The other sections were good too, but a few poems in each part seemed a bit rushed and not particularly overwhelming, something I expect from poetry. While this erratic selection worked greatly in a few bits, they did tone down the excitement in a few.

Regardless, I would certainly recommend this to those who love their poems transpired from real-life experiences, thoughts and circumstances, giving the readers a transparent vision.


Disclaimer: I received a digital copy of this book via Netgalley but that in no way influences my rating or opinions about it. Thank you Andrews McMeel Publishing and Justin Wetch!


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Reading Progress

December 21, 2017 – Started Reading
December 21, 2017 – Shelved
December 21, 2017 –
page 31
December 21, 2017 –
page 81
December 22, 2017 –
page 111
December 22, 2017 – Shelved as: poetry
December 22, 2017 – Finished Reading
April 29, 2018 – Shelved as: 2017-releases
April 29, 2018 – Shelved as: realistic-issues
April 29, 2018 – Shelved as: mental-health
December 25, 2018 – Shelved as: male-author
December 25, 2018 – Shelved as: digital-review-copy
December 25, 2018 – Shelved as: 2018-releases

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