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Dewy’s 24-Hour Read-A-Thon: Update #1

Sheesh! I almost changed my mind about participating but I would have felt bad, so I’m pushing forward! This morning was hectic, in currently in the middle of organizing and packing, so I didn’t get started on this book The Company We Keep until late in the day. That said I’ve made it through 103 pages and I must say, I’m not terribly impressed with the story thus far. If you read the book description, one would expect that the interaction between “Terri” and “Harrison” would be at the forefront of the story, but this isn’t the case. With only 177 pages left, the author is introducing all these peripheral characters as side story plots. The main characters haven’t even really reunited! And at some point, “Harrison” is supposed have some deep, dark secret that will cause problems; I need this book to get to the meat of the story real soon because I’m loosing interest. This is surprising me because I love the author’s other books, especially her God Don’t…series. I feel like this book may have been written with a bunch of leftover ideas, but I’ll try to keep an open mind and finish the book before I decide that it wasn’t worth my money.

I hope everyone else is having a great day of reading!

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8 thoughts on “Dewy’s 24-Hour Read-A-Thon: Update #1

  1. Hang in there! The read-a-thon is about finding the time to read. How long doesn't matter. I'm sorry that you're first book isn't the greatest. Hopefully, your next book will motivate you.

    Posted by Michelle | April 10, 2010, 10:16 PM
  2. Thanks Michelle! I'm really hoping it picks up the pace but, if nothing else, I am happy that I was able to fit in some reading today =)bc

    Posted by beautifulcurare | April 10, 2010, 10:22 PM
  3. Glad you didn't change your mind! Happy reading!

    Posted by softdrink | April 10, 2010, 11:58 PM
  4. I'm sorry this one's not great, but hopefully you'll enjoy the next one.

    Posted by carolsnotebook | April 11, 2010, 12:18 AM
  5. You should never feel bad for participating or NOT participating…I hope you're enjoying whatever reading you get in!

    Posted by Ronnica | April 11, 2010, 12:22 AM
  6. Hope your day is going great!!!Cheering you on!

    Posted by Staci | April 11, 2010, 2:25 AM
  7. Hopefully you have found a book or two to read today!

    Posted by Nise' | April 11, 2010, 2:54 AM
  8. Everyone, Thanks so much for the encouragement! I'm going to try to get through another book shortly…I'm pushing it, but heck, I don't have to get up early tomorrow so I can stay up all night if necessary =) I'm very glad I decided to stay in the game…bc

    Posted by beautifulcurare | April 11, 2010, 3:49 AM

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