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Journal Entry: Wed Oct 10, 2012, 4:47 AM
I just finished it and I have to admit, I'm really split about this book. Parts of it were really good, and the rest were just so sloooow. I think it would have done good to up the pacing a bit, at least in the first half. The second half was good though, and the last 1/3, I simply couldn't put it down. Before that, there were times where the only thing that made me keep turning the pages was my loyalty to it's author. Still, it's a well written novel. Some of the characters, in particular a few of the adults, felt a little too stereotypical to me and fell a bit flat, but overall it was exciting.

I don't think it's any news that this book has some disturbing themes, and I think "that unguarded vagina" it has been quoted quite a bit, but it also include, apart from regular sex scenes, a scene of rape, a scene of self harm and a suicide. There is also a flashback that hints strongly at sexual abuse of a child. These scenes are not terribly graphic in nature, but they're not really glossd over either. If this kind of thing disturbs you, I would recommend that you either not read this book at all, or wait to read it until you're sure you can handle it.

To summarize: if you are able to take the dark themes, and is okay with the initially slow pacing (100 pages of character introductions, followed by an initially slow moving plot) I recommend you reading this. And even though it may not have a happy ending, you'll be glad you read it. I know I am.

  • Reading: Nothing anymore :(

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Johan Leoo
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
Self-proclaimed nerd, Geek, Harry Potter freak, Musician, Photographer, Fanfiction writer, designer,
Closet romantic, penniless.

You can find more of my Harry Potter fanfiction at Simply Undeniable. (You know, the kind they don't allow here)

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SherWeasley Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you always on?
SherWeasley Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
havent talked to you for so long
SherWeasley Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
xxSherbetxx Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You have been hugged!

Spread the DA love around! (you can copy and paste this message on their userpage!)

1- You can hug the person who hugged you!
2- You -MUST- hug 6 other people, at least!
3- You should hug them in public! Paste it on their page!
4- Random hugs are perfectly okay! (and sweet)
5- You should most definitely get started hugging right away!

Send This To All Your Friends, And Me If I Am 1.
If You Get 7 Back You Are Loved!

1-3 you're bad friend
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TheLittle1 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday!! :party: :cake:
DreamForecast Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student General Artist
Hello, if you are interested in the music of fellow deviants or want to share your own music, feel free to join our music group! :D

Sarafelen Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You just got tagged^^ See my journal for all details
Nehalel Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist
You got tagged,my dear^^
SherWeasley Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Johan!
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