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Reader's Discretion Advised

...this confuses me. So...it's like tumblr...for books?

Either way, I'm mainly on Goodreads. I do occasionally come here, and also do periodically import my shelves from GR here, but GR is a more sure bet for contacting me.

The Book & the Rose

The Book & the Rose - Douglas Glen ...what a peculiarly informative story.
The narration is very...court testimony. This happened, for this reason, and X felt this way as a result. X said *blank* to Y, and they did *action*. etc.

At one point, I mused to myself this seemed very infomercial-y. Or documentary-y. "You can tell MC is not a tourist because ___." ...oookay. Thanks, but that wasn't actually anywhere near necessary info. Kind of cool to know, I guess, but it's getting in the way of the story, what there is of it. And all of the explanatory parentheticals. Yeesh.

Eh. I mean, I didn't hate it so much as was perplexed by it *shrug*

Thanks for the tour of the story, I guess, but I think I'd rather hold out for the actual story experience.

Still, I suppose it's an admirable first attempt. The plot does seem to be there, even if the execution left much to be desired.