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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
Delirium  - Lauren Oliver I really enjoyed the idea of this story. I also thought that it was executed fairly well. What I didn't appreciate was the very end. It finished up kind of abruptly. The second book in this series needs to come out soon, because that end has zero closure whatsoever!

Lena and Alex are a great couple. Lena's friend Hannah is a good character, and I loved her dissent and challenge of the rules. She plays an important part in Lena's transformation throughout the novel. Alex is something special on his own. He's brave, but he's a liar. I wasn't sure if I could trust him right away. But the narrator's voice for him made me fall in love with him a little bit too.

Speaking of the narrator, I didn't really like her voices for Lena's Aunt Carol or her sister. I think Rachel is her name. I did like Lena, Hannah, and Alex quite a bit though.

I would recommend this book based on the idea alone. What would you do if they found a "cure" for love?