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Left Drowning

Left Drowning - Jessica Park I am so so SO sorry Jessica! I really wanted to love this book because you are such a sweet woman and you were so nice to give me a free copy of your book in exchange for a review, but I have to be honest. I didn't like this book despite the fact that I really wanted to. Well this book is about Blythe. She lost her parents and she has more issues to deal with. When we meet her, she's drunk and stumbling and all that. A few months before graduation she meets Chris and of course, she feels an instant, undeniable attraction to him. But he also has a past and etc etc. Yes, insta-love still isn't gone from the sights of the earth. It should have been banished from books, but it's still here and not going anywhere. That was the first thing I didn't like, but I could deal with that. If the rest of the story was good, it didn't matter. But it wasn't.Blythe and Chris are friends, despite that undeniable attraction. One night, they go a little to far and Chris makes it clear the Blythe, but she won't take no for an answer. Yeah, she gets a bit obsessed with him. She thinks about him all the time, but so far, we haven't seen much of Chris. I don't know who he is and the only thing I do know is that he doesn't want to get married because he doesn't believe in it and more of those excuses guys usually have. Then we skip a few weeks. I didn't like that. A few days, okay. But a few weeks, months? That's a bit too much. Anyway, she jumps Chris in a hotel room, they have an argument and of course, they end up having sex a few days. At the end, Blythe realizes she's in love. Yeah. Okay. Blythe went to virgin to nymphomaniac-in-love in just a few days. Hurray. When they return to the university, Chris starts ignoring her and disappears again. A few months later, she finds out that Chris has a girlfriend (since he got back from that hotel room) and the drama starts. Yeah, I didn't like them anymore. At this point I actually started to read faster and didn't care if I skipped a few things. I just didn't care anymore. I guess it's hard to like a book where the girl is madly in love (obsessed) with a guy she's barely said a word too and the guy is absent from the book for most of the time. I just didn't understand why she loved him? So yeah. This book wasn't all that for me. I have to say that the writing wasn't bad. Didn't have a problem with that, just the story. Again, Jessica, I'm so sorry! You are really sweet and I hope you don't hate me for disliking your book.