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Liz Loves Books

I love to read and to talk about books. I review many of the books I read. I do not accept any author/publisher submissions for reviews. I do not read or review ARCs. I do not enter any giveaways or contests. I obtain the books I review by purchasing them at the same price they are offered to the general public at the time of purchase. My reviews are intended for the use of my fellow readers. They are not advertising or promotion. They are not beta reads or constructive criticism or editing or advice to the author. My only obligation to the author is to pay the price charged for the book at the time of purchase. My reviews are sometimes critical and I will not stop posting critical reviews just to spare delicate authors' feelings. I am happy to make new friends, but friend requests from authors or promoters who have few or no books (and/or friends) in common with me and write or promote categories I do not read (especially new adult) will be ignored. I used to read more self-published books. After recent meltdowns by self-published authors, I now only read self-published authors I've previously read or who have been recommended to me by fellow readers I trust. I also used to read young adult/new adult books but rarely do so now.

Reading progress update: I've read 99 out of 234 pages.

Wishland - Christina Bertke

Suddenly there are lines of asterisks separating some of the paragraphs. I can't discern a pattern.


The heroine gets anything she wants just by wishing for it, from healing the head merman to Xanax and cigarettes.  She is very polite about it.  She ends every wish with "PLEASE!"


The spelling has improved somewhat and I haven't noticed any misused words recently. But now the fairies are crying because their pine trees are fuschia.  These are apparently tears of joy.


Oh no. I think they are going to play truth or dare.