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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
Camouflaged
Selena Laurence
Sarah's Key - Tatiana de Rosnay 3.5 stars

Not a huge fan of this book. I thought the choice of words towards the beginning just sounded crude, and this comes from someone who says the F-word ALL the time. And throughout the book, I hardly felt for the MC. She wasn't very easy to relate to. She had a really good life (despite the cheating-ass husband) so it was hard to feel sorry for her.

I did think her investigation was interesting enough to keep listening to this book, so that was good. The narrator didn't help the case much, but it wasn't the worst I've heard.

Without giving anything away, there is a couple really touching parts, but other than that I could have stopped listening to this at almost anytime. The end didn't even make it worth it, but I enjoyed some of it. Wah.