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Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
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Yeah...this was definitely not my thing. Both facepalmed and hoity-toity should not be in the same book. "Extra sparkly unicorn fart kind of special" also made an appearance. I use these to illustrate one of the most annoying aspects of the book; the bizarre swings between quasi-Victorian language and contemporary youthful slang. I also found the characters flat and, honestly, the basic premise of girl on zombie kind of grossed me out. I think I can quite definitely say that I will not be reading anything additional by Lia Habel. (Oh yes, did I mention that the series is named Gone With the Respiration. Seriously.)
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Reading Progress

November 17, 2011 – Shelved
November 21, 2011 – Started Reading
November 21, 2011 –
page 21
4.47%
November 21, 2011 –
page 79
16.81% "hoity toity and facepalmed should not coexist within a book's language"
November 22, 2011 –
page 470
100.0% "despite my hatred of the phrase "squicked out" I'd say it's applicable"
November 22, 2011 – Shelved as: the-fuck-is-this-the-fuck-was-that
November 22, 2011 – Shelved as: sweet-sweet-luuuuurve
November 22, 2011 – Finished Reading
December 11, 2011 – Shelved as: challenge-2011-osga-read
December 21, 2011 – Shelved as: list-worst-books-read-in-2011
August 10, 2012 – Shelved as: read-in-2011
August 10, 2012 – Shelved as: challenge-1010-by-2020
July 4, 2013 – Shelved as: nook

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Tracey Wow. Last time I recommend a book to you. Oh wait - I didn't. Sorry it wasn't more intellectually worthy.


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