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In the Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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Nov 10, 2011

did not like it
bookshelves: 2008-reads, terrible-with-raisins, teen-young-adult-whathaveyou

Midway through the Forests, the lead character - Rachel? Risika? MarySue? - poses the question: "What happens to the damned when they die?" Well, sweetie, they end up in novels like this. Atwater-Rhodes shows us more of a snapshot than a plot here, and it's the kind of pic that ends up gracing a MySpace profile. Credit for being marginally better than her second novel. Demerits for attempts at literary pretension without the skillz to back it up. (C'mon, Blake's Tyger? That's all you've got? Call me back when you get past page three of the Norton Anthology of the Top Five Hundred Poems.)
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Started Reading
June 20, 2008 – Finished Reading
November 10, 2011 – Shelved
November 14, 2014 – Shelved as: 2008-reads
September 5, 2016 – Shelved as: terrible-with-raisins
December 25, 2016 – Shelved as: teen-young-adult-whathaveyou

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