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The Stars at Oktober Bend

I am so disappointed in this book. I got up to about page 50 and I was done.
My friends had read it and had said it was bad also, but I still had high hopes as they said it was a 'wordy' book, which I enjoy more than them.
But, nope!!
Too wordy, none of it made sense! The characters were strange, no proper description of them, so I had no idea who they were!
I think one of the main reasons I didn't enjoy it was the amount of poetry. I don't enjoy poetry normally, and I didn't when reading the book, so that put me of.
I even admit to skipping part of the poetry (and some of the normal writing).
As well as that, it seemed to be a romance book (however I have no idea from the book, this is from the blurb) and they aren't really my style of books.
Overall, do not recommend and don't think it deserves to win.

Posted on: 7th June 2017 at 09:43 am

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