OK - this is the 3rd Nicola Yoon cook I've read & I've just enjoyed every single one of them. I like her easy read style of writing.
This story - I just loved all the characters - & it held a little bit of every thing I look for in a book. Easy reading, humor, a little bit of fantasy, DANCING!!!!, & real emotion. All the relationships that Evie had, I enjoyed each one of them - with parents, with friends, with her sister, with X.
The story had a little twist I didnt see coming that really threw me & this book had me all in my feels by the end - & I appreciate the over all message that Evie learns through her gift.
"I think you got Zoltared!"
Quick Summary: Two childhood friends who were estranged get back together when one of them is getting married... only for the bride to be murdered the night before her wedding.
OK... I had NO idea that someone was going to get murdered in this book. I thought it was going to be a sweet, friendship, beach read sort of book. When one of the friends was murdered - I literally gasped so hard & loud, my dogs thought I had discovered all the eaten shoes buried in the yard.
For me, it took a downhill turn there. It was ok... but I just thought some of it was strange. How in the middle of a close friend's funeral, you're concerned about your outfit & CHECKING YOUR INSTAGRAM because you're an Influencer??? That was just so dumb to me.
The mystery was just dumb too. I felt like it was a LifeTime Movie... one of those cheap ones. I thought it could have held potential with the friendship healing, the issues of a plus size influencer in the real world - just so many other things.
Did I finish it? Yes. So there's that... it was good enough for me to finish but everything else... meh.
"In space, nobody can hear you scream; on the internet, nobody can tell if you were lying."
What was your favorite book of the summer?
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