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Bird Box by Josh Malerman
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2019-reads, audio, dystopian, mystery-thriller, scifi

I'm a bit conflicted about this book. There was a lot to like but some things about the author's style kept hanging me up. I can't put my finger on exactly what it was - besides the third person, present tense choice - that kept pulling me out of the story, but I was yanked out of it a lot. Oh, and the going back and forth in time. I didn't like that much either. But the intensity was very good in places and, really, that made it worthwhile.

The book is quite a bit different from the Netflix movie but I enjoyed them both.

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Reading Progress

January 7, 2019 – Started Reading
January 7, 2019 – Shelved
January 7, 2019 –
28.0% "Creepy and good! Different enough from the show to make me not 100% sure what's going to happen at certain points,"
January 23, 2019 – Finished Reading

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