Twenty-Somewhere Kindle Edition
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One topic I saw several other reviewers mention was the author's use of "episodes;" most seem to find the book choppy as a result of the brief scenes. I felt very much the same as I began reading but I quickly realized that the vingettes were effective in conveying a mood. Today's world is fast-paced and hectic...especially for young adults who are still searching for themselves and their places in life. The brief "episodes" reminded me of that throughout the book. I'm not sure if that was intentional on the author's part, but well done.
There are some weird things in this book, like the author's tendancy to state things as having been happening for a long time but having not mentioned them before (ie MJ suddenly one day fixes all of the mistakes that she has apparently been making in her lab all year, when only one mistake has ever been mentioned previously, in fact she has been praised for her work beforehand). Solutions to big life problems tend to appear on their own in the course of a few pages. Occasionally the author breaks from her format of Girl 1, Girl 2, Girl 3 to add in a random paragraph that reads like a movie trailer "Its when things get difficult that they get interesting" and all that. Kind of piled on the cheese a lot too much.
All in all, it was mediocre and worth the free I paid for it, but I'm iffy if it is worth a dollar that it is now going for.
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A lot of inconsistencies (they went to college in Texas but one character refers...Read more