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Julia Gillian by Alison McGhee
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Dec 13, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: middle-grade-realistic-fiction

This one just never caught me. I didn't feel empathy or the main character and I certainly didn't connect. She just didn't have the depth that a main character needs. I wasn't impressed.

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Reading Progress

December 13, 2011 – Started Reading
December 13, 2011 – Shelved
December 13, 2011 –
34.0% "This is a bit nauseatingly sweet and pandering. I feel like Julia Gillian is more like a second or third grader than a fourth going on fifth grader."
December 13, 2011 –
99.0% "This book was about average as far as middle grade fiction goes, but the plot just didn't catch me. I was just not that impressed."
December 13, 2011 –
100.0% "I'm just happy to be done."
December 13, 2011 – Shelved as: middle-grade-realistic-fiction
December 13, 2011 – Finished Reading

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