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Didn't love it, didn't hate it and it doesn't make me want me to read other books by the same author.
The story is set in a very plausible near future where the convergence of several factors make the US an increasingly frightening place to live.
Ultimately it felt like the author was trying too hard to be cool or hip - ironically just like the protagonist in the story was.
If you think brand names like AssLuxury and JuicePussy are brilliant examples of satire that take aim at the sexualisation of culture then this might be the book for you. Read morePublished 12 days ago by AvisE
Super Sad True Love Story is a novel filled with both positive and negative aspects, which induced similar emotions for me as I read through its pages. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Lisa Bourbonnais
Not your usual dystopian sci-fi novel. The dystopian US of A portrayed was creative, albeit depressing, but what kept me reading was the narrator's unique, sad, and comic voice. Read morePublished 24 days ago by John Byrne Barry
This is not generally my genre of book. It was a little difficult to wrap my head around at first, but I soon found myself wanting to read more and more. Read morePublished 1 month ago by pday
This book was as outstanding as it was creepy. The dystopian future described is such a close approximation to our own current mobile-obsessed world that the insightful reader... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jHo
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