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This wonderfully accessible, articulate yet highly-styled novel puts Mz.
It is an abstract piece of writing and it does challenge typical writing convention but for me, the story was lacking too much to really enjoy.
I keep thinking I am going to stop reading it, but I hate to think I just totally wasted my money.
I just...I can't? What even was that? I picked this book for Halloween, figuring "hobo vampires" was good for the season, but what I got was this rambling muddle of a... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Dione Basseri
Do not shy away from this book because it's summary may mention vampires. This is brilliant dystopic writing akin to novels like Naked Lunch, The Soft Machine, Nova Express, and... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Sam Eliot LaMura
This book was seriously weird, but not in a good way. The writing was OK, but I couldn't get into the book and would skip 20 pages and start reading and it didn't seem to change.Published 7 months ago by Susie Nichols
This book was on a list of mind bending novels that I read a review of, as well as a 2010 best of NPR article, and when I received a complimentary copy of it I was excited to read... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Garrett Zecker
I am usually a fan of pretty abstract narrative, but this was just too far for me. I never finished it, and I ended up selling it back for about half price, so it was not a total... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Stephen Lazaro
What a bunch of garbage. I understand magical realism. I understand stream of consciousness. This seems less like a book and more like a really long slam poem. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Brandon Barbee
I made it until I had only 50 pages left before I gave up on this pretentious rambling nonsense. Usually, even in the most experimental novels, there will be a moment when the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by sortilegus
This is not the type of novel that says, "come here, sit on my lap, and let me tell you a story." I can imagine I found the manuscript under Krilanovich's mattress, hidden like a... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Steven Barritz
The Orange Eats Creeps has caused quite a stir in the publishing world. Sometimes it wins or almost wins awards, and other times it makes people want to burn it so they feel... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Melanie Page