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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.

Done!

Wishland - Christina Bertke

Well, I was done last night but I've been busy or sleeping.

 

I was almost convinced this was a parody until things got briefly draggy at the 75% point.  The suspense plot is especially non-suspenseful. But parts of it are funny enough that I am still wondering a little.  Even the battle scenes were funny.  I have only given this 1.5 stars but if you are in the mood for something silly that seems like a parody of bad fan fiction, I recommend reading this.  It is available for free through kindle unlimited and I am also able to loan it.

 

I don't want to spoil it any more than I have already so I will leave you with this one quote:

 

"Everyone had a Wishland diamond on their person.  Some whore chains, some rings and others had stud earrings. They were all heavily armored and ready to kick some Toader ass."