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I'm A Book Shark

Freelance copyeditor to all amazing self-published and independent authors. Check out my editing page for more information. <3 Mickey is the blogger behind I’m A Book Shark. She really wishes there was a better explanation for why she’s a book shark. A new twitter name was needed, and it had to be about her favorite hobby: reading! For whatever reason, sharks also came to mind, and a book shark was born. Besides reading, Mickey is a natural reddish-headed, late-twenties, tattooed, entertainment-of-all-kinds lover, wife of husband, mother of reptiles (and a cat and two puppies, all spoiled), student, employee, boss, and (mostly) raw vegan. Oh yeah, and she likes to blog. www.imabookshark.com

Currently reading

The Art of Happiness in a Troubled World
Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
Joseph Bruchac, Kersten Hamilton, Sara Zarr, Mitali Perkins, Mari Mancusi, Stasia Ward Kehoe, Ellen Hopkins, Dave Roman, Don Tate, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Caridad Ferrer, Jessica Lee Anderson, Melissa Walker, Carrie Jones, Charles Benoit, Jo Whittemore, Mariko Tamaki, Jenn
Missed Periods and Other Grammar Scares: How to Avoid Unplanned and Unwanted Grammar Errors
Jenny Baranick
Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More
Sara Lundberg
The Edge of Never
J.A. Redmerski
Selena Laurence
Pure - Julianna Baggott See full review here!

Good grief! I took a pretty long time for me to get into this one. I wanted to give up about 3 hours in, but I stuck with it. I was glad that I did in a way, but I'm not completely sold. Hopefully the next one turns out to be better. I'd like for it to be not as long, too.

The alternating POV was helpful, but I would have liked Bradwell's POV. He's a main character, but he's never heard from. El Capitan's character was seriously weird. So was Ingershop or Ingershell or whatever the eff his name was. A lot of things seemed to be figured out so conveniently among Pressia, Bradwell, and Partridge. And I was really disappointed with how short one character stuck around. Ugh.

Anyway, this book is certainly not a must read, but it's quite imaginative and different. I was entertained for the most part. Check it out if you don't have too many others on your TBR list.