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All Good Things

Writer, reader and navel gazer. Huge fan of YA and paranormal romance. Writing is important, but an exciting story and well-developed characters will win me over every time. Unbound is my debut novel in the series All Good Things.

Review: Kill Me Softly

Kill Me Softly - Sarah Cross

I haven't read much fairy tale themed YA and I'm not sure that fairy tale retellings are my thing (although I am really getting into Once Upon a Time). At any rate, I was underwhelmed by this one. I had a hard time keeping track of the secondary characters and who was supposed to be who in terms of curses. And I didn't feel particularly surprised by any of the characters' actions, the climax, or the resolution at the end. I could tell that, fairy tale styles, all would be mostly Happily Ever After. 

What I did really like was the relationship that developed between Mira and Blue. A lot of the dialogue between them felt sharp and real and I kind of fell for him too. I also liked Freddie and was glad that Mira tried to be kind to him, when she remembered. 

My verdict. It was okay. Some nice moments between the main characters, but the plot and pacing left me feeling a bit distant from the story. I'd definitely try this author again as the writing was solid, but I'm not sure I'd pick up another book in this series, if there is one.

Also? For some reason I can't figure out, I really don't like this title. I don't feel like it suits this book. Cursed would have worked for me, or something similar.