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Asha Lemmie

Autor/a de Fifty Words for Rain

2 obres 596 Membres 21 Ressenyes

Obres de Asha Lemmie

Fifty Words for Rain (2020) 558 exemplars
The Wildest Sun (2023) 38 exemplars

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Gènere
female
Nacionalitat
USA
País (per posar en el mapa)
USA
Lloc de naixement
Virginia, USA

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This book was such a frustrating read for me. How it is rated so high I cannot even fathom; to date it is the only book that I have rated one star, and I am usually generous with my ratings.

I was initially drawn to the book because it has a lovely cover and I am a cover snob. Even my coworker and fellow cover snob agreed, there is something about the dark blue and the pink that is really quite pleasing. However, upon reading the book, it became clear that I had been bamboozled, and for once my method of choosing books by their covers failed (who could've seen that coming?).

Unlike the cover, there was nothing pleasing about the plot or the writing, which is why I have rated it so low. I took off a few stars for plot, another star for the poor writing, and finally I dropped it down to one star today because months after reading I am somehow still thinking about how mad I am at this book. The plot was entirely too predictable, all of the characters were flat, and the ending was equal parts dull and nonsensical. At the heart of it all it attempted to reconcile poor Nori with her supposed place in society, but it read more as tragedy porn.
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ejerig | Hi ha 20 ressenyes més | Oct 25, 2023 |
This was absolutely heartbreaking. Though I'm not a fan of the ending, Nori's story will stay with me for a while...
 
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Ellennewa | Hi ha 20 ressenyes més | Jun 1, 2023 |
I went back and forth between two and three stars. The story held my interest. Everything was SEEPED with drama. That drama was sometimes in line with the characters and plot, and sometimes it just seemed overwrought. I didn't buy the character development. It felt inconsistent. Often characters changed their minds or made snap decisions that didn't seem at all in line with the circumstances or with who they were shown to be up to that point.
 
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CarolHicksCase | Hi ha 20 ressenyes més | Mar 12, 2023 |
I loved this fascinating look at post-war Japan until the end, which made me want to forget the entire thing because it frustrated me.
½
 
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jmchshannon | Hi ha 20 ressenyes més | Dec 23, 2022 |

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Obres
2
Membres
596
Popularitat
#42,151
Valoració
3.8
Ressenyes
21
ISBN
12
Llengües
3

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