It was cute. Not amazing. The love story felt forced. There were far fewer games or puzzles in this book than there were in the previous installment, which was disappointing, because without the puzzles and with a cringe-y love story, there simply wasn't a lot to keep readers wanting more. The characters showed very little growth or depth and the prose was just okay.
Overall, an adequate follow-up to the Inheritance Games.
Tomorrow, I go back to work, which means it's time to evaluate whether my summer was as productive as I had hoped. 65 Days of Summer - Writing Challenge: I think we can all agree that I failed. I wrote a prompt nearly every day for about a month, then I dropped off. Admittedly, not my best effort, but I don't consider it a failure. I learned a lot from that month. I took the challenge while I was querying "Cody," and as we all know, querying is hard. Soul crushing kind of har
It pours! Embrace the cliché, I say. Well, not always. Not even usually. Usually, we avoid the clichés. But today, it's fitting. I've been drowning in things to do, and that's a good thing! 1) I switched my main focus from querying "Cody Matthis" to editing my current WIP, "Alyssa's Playlist," and let me just tell you... I am IN LOVE with "Alyssa's Playlist." This book is so much fun for me to write. I'm really getting into the characters, to the point where I'm crying just a