Recommended to me by a book-loving friend. 8D Much better than I expected it to be.
So here's the ho-down: It was recommended to me by a friend named Sofia (who also recommended to me The Season
). I was a little skeptic — because, I mean, time travel? Really? — and despite the cover being gorgeous
, I was just ... Eh. You know. Not interested. But I swear, my librarian and my friend are just gangs of give-Afza-books-to-read-onto-her-already-tall-tower-of-books people, and so they recommended me this.
And stuffed the book into my hands.
And made me read.
And with no other option — I mean, hello, there's a book
in my hand! — I read.
So here's something I'd like to point out: This book starts out slowwww.
Like, so slow I wanted to gag or poop or just throw the effing book at the wall.
But if you can handle 200 pages of boringness before going into the okayish-finally-story-line, then you'll be fine.
Yeah. That's what I thought too.
But hey, if I got through it, so can you! :D The book itself isn't really half bad, just a tad bit on the slow side with nothing much to make up for in the second half.
Is it something interesting and different? Yes, definitely -- a good time travel book. But was it executed well? No, not that well. Definitely got me interested, but not so much I adored it. Hence the 3 star rating.