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Carry Me Away by Robb Grindstaff
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I was disappointed in this novel. I thought the premise was very intriguing and I was eager to learn more about this girl. However, Carrie never felt real to me. A lot of time is spent describing her teen inner turmoil, which is realistic, but shallow. It wasn't compelling enough for me to connect with her as a character. Too little time is spent dealing with the emotional core of the story. For example, pages are devoted to analyzing a letter from her crush, but only a paragraph is spent on the moment she reveals her painful past to her boyfriend.

Disclaimer: I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Reading Progress

January 9, 2014 – Started Reading
January 9, 2014 – Shelved
January 14, 2014 – Finished Reading
October 14, 2014 – Shelved as: didn-t-finish

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