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Those People by Louise Candlish
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it was ok

The development of the plot of this book unfolds at the breakneck pace of O.J.'s Bronco chase on the LA 405 freeway, only it's not nearly as entertaining.


I always keep notes as I'm reading a book...quotes, pivotal moments, etc. I only had one note on this book upon completion and that was...

page 113

...that's how long it took for something of the most miniscule bit of interesting to happen in this book, and even that something was so cursory I nearly drowned in it's wake.

The best descriptive word that comes to mind for this story is LABORIOUS with a capital L for "LAWD LET THIS BOOK END ALREADY".

I looooved the domestic cray cray of Our House by this author but this book was insipid domestic and about as cray as Cocoa Puffs.


2 Stars ⭐⭐ because I thought the format was cleverly composed.



*** I received an ARC from via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. ***
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Reading Progress

March 12, 2019 – Shelved
March 12, 2019 – Shelved as: digital-arcs-to-review
April 15, 2019 – Started Reading
April 16, 2019 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Sheyla ✎ (new)

Sheyla ✎ Enjoy!


Felicia Thanks Sheyla 💖 so far, so bad 😕


Jayme Oh no! Just starting this!! 🤦🏻‍♀️


message 4: by JanB (new)

JanB Thanks for the head's up! Can't wait for your entertaining review 😂


message 5: by Jess☺️ (new) - added it

Jess☺️ 😬😬😬


message 6: by Carla (new) - added it

Carla Johnson-Hicks Oh dear.


message 7: by NZLisaM (new)

NZLisaM Will be interested to read your full review. This one's not on my tbr, and I dnfed Our House.


message 8: by Louise (new)

Louise Wilson Hope your next read is bettering!!


message 9: by Maureen (new)

Maureen Bummer! Hope your next is better Felicia! 💕


Felicia @Lisa I enjoyed Our House so that speaks volumes about this one 😂


Felicia @Jayme oh lort, can't wait to see what you think of it.


Felicia Thank you Louise 💖 and Maureen 💖


Holly  B Nooooooo my high hopes just evaporated.


Felicia @Holly I'm soooooooo disappointed 😫


Kendall NOOOOOOO lol. We have this one coming up darrrnnnn. I'm going to pretend I didn't see your rating and review! ahh lol.


Felicia @Kendall 🙈🙉🙊


message 17: by Tammy (new)

Tammy Aw shucks, Felicia. This is a disappointment


message 18: by Lori (new)

Lori "2 Stars ⭐⭐ because I thought the format was cleverly composed."

Yikes! You're damning with faint praise. Better luck next book. :)


message 19: by Kaceey (new) - added it

Kaceey Oh no Felicia! I have this one on my list!😬😬


Felicia @Lori 😂😂😂 nice observation


Felicia @Kaceey you may enjoy it. I look forward to reading your thoughts on it.


Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰ Sorry this was a bust, Felicia! I hope your next read is better x


Felicia Thanks Alex 💖


message 24: by sue (new) - added it

sue Fair honest teview


message 25: by sue (new) - added it

sue Umm review lol


Felicia 😂 ducking auto connect


Optimist ♰King's Wench♰ Better luck with your next one, Felicia xx


Felicia Thanks 🧁 luckily there's always hundreds more to read.


message 29: by Nicola (new)

Nicola Lol! Felicia! 😂 Hope your next read is a fab one. 💕


Felicia Thanks Nicola 💖


Mary Beth *Traveling Sister* Awesome honest review, Felicia! Sorry that it was as cray as cocoa puffs. 😂 Hope your next one is fantastic. 💜


message 32: by Meredith (new) - added it

Meredith I am sorry this book sucked, but thank you for making me laugh! Fabulous review, Felicia!


message 33: by Brandice (new)

Brandice Oh no, sorry to hear this wasn’t good, Felicia! As always though, I enjoyed your review - Especially the opening OJ chase comparison! ;)


Felicia Thanks Mary Beth 💖 Meredith 💖 Brandice 💖


message 35: by KAS (new)

KAS Oh my gosh, your reviews always make me hugely smile, Felicia 😁 Sorry you didn’t enjoy this one more, and sure hope your next read is a winner!!


Meredith B.  (readingwithmere) Great honest review, Felicia!


Felicia Thank you KAS 💖 and Meredith 💖


message 38: by Lisa (new) - added it

Lisa Aiello Felicia - I am struggling with this one right now. I've been at it for days. I keep wondering if there is going to be anything that redeems it and makes it forth getting to the end!!


Felicia @Lisa that would be a negative 😂


message 40: by Diana (new)

Diana OJ’s Bronco! 😂 Love this review, Felicia!


Jayme Your review is far superior to this book! Looking for a rerun of the OJ chase on youtube now....


Felicia Thank you Diana 💖🤪


Felicia @Jayme I'll never forget where I was during the OJ chase. I was home with my son, both suffering from chicken pox AND poison ivy at the same time 😕


marilyn Uh oh...I have this book in my TBR pile 😮 Great review Felicia 💖

Oh, your poor son and poor you. I'm so very allergic to poison ivy and just having that is bad enough.


message 45: by Bookworm (new) - added it

Bookworm Fabulous review Felicia although I'm now less motivated to read my ARC....😬


Felicia Thank you Marilyn 💖


Felicia Thanks Bookworm 💖 at least now you know what you're in for 🤪


message 48: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Eek . . . sounds like one I better stay away from. Love your honesty, as always, Felicia. 💜


Felicia Thanks Melissa 💖 I don't imagine this is one that you would enjoy.


Kathryn in FL "LAWD LET THIS BOOK END ALREADY". Too funny Felicia, you are my comic relief.


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