Free E–pub [Kind of Like Life] AUTHOR Christina McMullen
Christina McMullen ¾ 5 reviewTher because the science in it is like an art student s idea of scienceSo I thought of trying this experiment instead It s a pretty original idea you ve
got to admitto admit readers reviewing books by the likes of say Philip K Dick never thought of doing anything like this and a lot of Takdir: Gundala The Official Movie Adaptation his books Ubik just to pick a random example are as tricky to reviewMm I don t know We re not evenalfway through this yet and I m IELTS General Training Academic Study Guide having second thoughts already I wish Iadn t mentioned P K Dick because many of Get IELTS Band 9.0 in Academic Writing Task 1 Data, Charts Graphs his novels are also concerned with the nature of reality is the world you think you re living in real or is it some kind of illusion a dream orallucination maybe or even something sinister and ow can you tell Well what s just crossed my mind is that although this is a clever idea for a book review is it too clever too good to be true could there be going on ere than I d realised as well I mean where did this whole experiment idea come from in the first place Think about it why should I try to persuade you to read someone else s novel it doesn t make sense Has someone been messing with my So What Are You Going to Do with That?: Finding Careers Outside Academia, Third Edition head sort of tiptoeing about in it tinkering with the wiring in there which would explain one or two other oddities I ve noticed *like a certain song by The Smiths whichas been going round and round in my brain on a loop ever *a certain song by The Smiths which Ugly Child Skylark Child Abuse True Stories Book 3 has been going round and round in my brain on a loop ever Iad this review as experiment idea But who And why Someone who s trying to get me to write an inventive review of Hang Loose Without Booze her book that s who faced with the problem ofow to get a few decent reviews this author Challenges and Findings in Measuring the Behavioral Determinants of Obesity in Children in Europe has mulled it over or I suppose mcmulled it over and came up with the clever idea of a review as experiment then telepathically projected it into my mindHang on though telepathy isn t possible in real life only in stories so where does that leave me and what I thought was the world I m left as usual with the suspicion that there must be to all this than meets the eyekind of like the book this review is about in fact And kind of now that I come to think of it like life Kind of Like Lifeas every element I could ever want in a YA book McMullen s writing is intelligent creative and thoughtful Things don t just Rahasia Makrifat Nabi Khidir a.s. happen events occur that make the reader think about what sappening There s also a touch of romance that s meani Surprisingly for a man of my years I get to read a lot of YA books It started out as something that I did to build a bridge between my teenage grandson in Houston but I soon found that I really enjoyed it It gave us something to talk about a common ground that we could shareSo Ms McMullen although an author I Tail of the Dragon Collector's Edition: Complete Series, Books 1-10 had never read before caught my eye with Kind of Like Life The story begins as if it is going to be a sweet tale of Renee a sixteen year old girl who moves to a new town and is fortunately able to make some really good friends in a short period of time There is even a love interest that seems toave some potential All is looking up for the new girl in town until some strange people attack CUISINE BORDELAISE, LES GRANDS CLASSIQUES CHAHUTES her ander possible boyfriend in a local abandoned light La photographie au reflex numrique pour les Nuls, grand format, 6e dition house When the dustas settled she has met Blake another sixteen year old who tells er that nothing that she is experiencing is met Blake another sixteen year old who tells er that nothing that she is experiencing is won t tell any of the story but from that point on the tale takes off in the most amazing directions The characters are very believable and present their story with depth leading you through the tale building to a climax that leaves the reader breathless It was very enjoyable to read and the only disappointment I Salvage the Bones had was that I became attached to the characters and wanted to know about whatappened after the book ended I could see Kind of Like Life as a successful film but that s just my personal opinion. Lurred the teens find themselves the unwilling pawns in a deadly game of cat and mouse Their very survival now inges on Renee's overactive imagination Unfortunately that's also what got them into this mess?. Well this was certainly uniue I can onestly say I ve never read a story like it As I m not a young adult I m not the target YA audience but I was nonetheless captivated by the imagination on display I don t want to say too much because this is an instance where spoilers really would urt the reader experience but my expectations based on the opening of the book were completely messed with which is something I very much appreciate I tend to read dark and cynical material so the optimism was a *culture shock refreshing and appreciated change of pace especially given what the characters *shock refreshing and appreciated change of pace especially given what the characters forced to overcomeI enjoyed the sheer number of genres that the book winked at and of course the twists and turns which again believe me when I say you do not know from the opening chapters where this book is goingWhich come to think of it is kind of like life Wow For a surprise this book gave me a rollercoaster ride What starts like a normal YA with school friends and all soon turns into something much deeper something I would never ave imagined and very different from other books I ve read While the blurb outlines the story the real big boom what s really appening isn t explained I don t know why Ms Mullen decided to keep this part out of the blurb As it is I went into why Ms Mullen decided to keep this part out of the blurb As it is I went into story without knowing and while well written I still wasn t sure if it would be my kind of read If I ad Tarot of Sexual Magic (English and Spanish Edition) had aint of the true story I would The Prayers of Susanna Wesley Clarion Classics have picked up the book earlier I almost missed on a little jewel The characters Renee and Blake kept me on my toes the whole time They made me wonderow they could ever get out of this nightmare They also War Songs had me smile and yes cry too They aren t perfect Renee is some kind of recluse who doesn t feel at ease with people and Blakeasn t ad it easy with abusive parents Together they learn to trust each other and it all feels so natural Kind of Like Life is classified as science fiction and adventure but it as a L'Attaque des Titans T28 huge paranormal feel about it and I would most definitely recommend it to lovers of that genre This book is very much aimed at a YA audience I m not part of that audience and it s probably fair to say I was never what is considered a young adult even when I was Not only that but my background is from England rather than North America and cultural differences abound Because of this I found the very first part of the book a little slow andard to identify with the characters at this point That s not a fault of the writing just my own personal tastes and backgroundWhat Mises en situation professionnelle AS: Aide-soignant happens then is nothing short of remarkable and makes me so glad that I persevered Once you get to the meat of the story you are dragged in to aelter skelter ride that takes you into realms that are at once familiar but also utterly surprising It s than fair to say that the opening in no way prepares you for what is about to comeThere is plenty of mystery in Cucina Povera here and some adult themes that will certainly get you thinking The characters are very well delineated and appealing once they start to move through the main part of the storyThe author doesn t pull any punches but is also very sensitive to the audience so there are only limited descriptions of certain aspects of the story This isn t a criticism but rather a recognition of the talent of Ms McMullen inandling some difficult topics in a way that other authors would simply avoid or gloss over with a lot of Eduquer son chien pour les Nuls poche hand waving Here the author tackles the issues but limits the detail in some areas in respect ofer audience Personally I think this is commendable not just for a YA audience but also in general terms in a world where sometimes the nasty stuff is glorified for the sake of supposed. All Renee Ward ever wanted out of life was two things Good friends to share L Idalma Overo Chi her love of fantasy and fairy tales and for magic to be real Whener family moves to the uaint coastal town of Waterside it seems. .
Shock value aloneDefinitely a five star read and
heartily recommended to anyone especially lovers of YA fiction Amazing storytelling I loved this book The writing stylerecommended to anyone especially lovers of YA fiction Amazing storytelling I loved this book The writing style pulled me in and the story just got better and better The characters were relatable the idea is a great spin on some classic science fictionfantasy stories and the tone of the book was just perfect From somebody who really doesn t get on with a lot of YA five stars says a lot But I was Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before hooked I found the characters appealing and even the baddiesad depth The story engaged my interest and *It Was Both Complex *was both complex chilling at times Even the Le rite opratif de Salomon : Compagnon, du spculatif l'opratif happy ever after wasn t so cut and dried that it felt formulaicI loved this book and wouldave no Alan Partridge Every Ruddy Word hesitation recommending it This is an original and memorable book For me actually the most memorable moment was when I realized that Iad discovered a writer I really like who is prolific as well as enjoyable What a treat I loved that the The Numbers Game Baseball's Lifelong Fascination with Statistics heroine is so strong and on top of things Throughout it s the characters that make this convincing The people are so real and recognizable they bring authenticity to some astonishing situations I thought one villain was going to turn out cartoonish but then we got to a twist that explained that behavior and I felt sheepish for doubtingThe story is a maze of plot twists that McMullen somehow keeps clear and easy to follow I never knew where this was going even the times I thought I did and for that I am grateful I thoroughly enjoyed the initial normal situation and characters so it wasard for me to let them go and because of that I Guide to the Holy Land had to empathize with the characters lossesThis couldave been manipulative and artificial but instead it is plausibly fantastical uite an achievement This is a great story that kept me on my toes I thought it was going one way then it took an unexpected and interesting sharp turn The path of the entire story was written so well I La sociedad literaria y del pastel de piel de patata Guernsey (Narrativa) (Spanish Edition) had no clue what wouldappen next The story line is completely original I ve never read anything like this before The action is paced just right and kept me turning pages Last night I could not put the book down The suspense kept me up until 2 AM to finish it The two main characters are realistic and likable I felt their pain and routed for them throughout the story I particularly liked The Shepherds Bush Murders how they worked together andelped each other The world in which they lived was very vibrant and alive I like PaddedKINK 1 how the author gave them vivid imaginations of their own It was fun following them around as they made the best of their situation And I really likedow it endedI ve never commented on a book cover before This cover is beautiful The colors and shading are perfect I was pleased to learn at the end of the story that the author created the cover The Second Most Powerful Man in the World herself and the girl in the photo is a relative Very niceThe creative imagination and artistic ability of this author is not to be missed I think it s only fair to warn you from the start that this review isn t uite what it seems In fact it s an experiment the idea of which is to see whether I can give you a clear picture of this book without actually telling you anything about it What prompted the idea is that Kind of Like Life is virtually impossible to write a normal review of you can t really describe much of it without committingorrendous spoilers the book s own blurb covers only about the first fifth or so and doesn t give you even the remotest idea of the story because where the blurb ends the plot then goes up a gear and up and up There s also its genre not just YA because I reckon people of any age will enjoy unpeeling its nested layers and not science fiction ei. As if Dom dzienny dom nocny her dreamsave finally come true But after a visit from the mysterious Blake Carter Renee’s new utopian life suddenly turns into a never ending nightmare With the line between fantasy and reality ,