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Reading a Thousand Lives

I'm a goodreads refugee. I read horror, classics, literary, science fiction, YA, weird, regency romances, historical fiction, history, science, fantasy and random bits and pieces of every genre, it seems like. I don't do as much reading and reviewing as I used to, but I'm trying to get back into the swing of things.

Currently reading

Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
Margaret Atwood
A Dance with Dragons
George R.R. Martin
Deep Blue
Jennifer Donnelly
Crystal Fire
Jordan Dane
Fireblood
Trisha Wolfe
Mistress to the Crown
Isolde Martyn
The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy
The Illicit Love of a Courtesan
Jane Lark
Lost in a Royal Kiss
Vanessa Kelly
The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Michio Kaku

Flutter

Flutter - Gina Linko Just as an fyi, I thought it'd be far more interesting if her original theory had been correct, not the one they reveal at the end. It just made me go bleh. How uninspiring. Plus I read it for the time travel/science fiction aspect. To be betrayed and learn it's just fantasy instead is sort of bummin'.Despite that, Gina Linko is a talented writer and I think many people would dig this book a lot more than I did. A lot of it had to do with my lukewarm feelings for Ash. Not much I like about him, you know? But his romance with Emery was pretty nice, well written.Emery's a bit crazy though. She just like, beats him up for no reason a lot. And Ash is just like oh okay and lets her. I HATE when people portray "love" that way, even in the beginning stages. Just stop it. I'm pretty sure I've never repeatedly hit the crap out of anyone I was dating/wanted to date. Also, creeper vibes from him hanging around her house all the time I mean WHAT. So yeah, as well written as it all was I can't get over the personal faults I find with the Emery/Asher relationship. I think it could have been accomplished effectively without including those.Not to mention all the reactions to "oh by the way I think I time travel when I have seizures" were totally unrealistic. Most of the characters were oddly accepting of it without proof or further explanation. Weird.All in all, I think a younger audience would go crazy over it.Copy provided by netgalley.