Thursday, October 2, 2014
Book Review: "The Things You Kiss Goodbye" by Leslie Connor
I hadn't really heard anything about this, I just sort of impulse bought it while browsing the shelves. So, yeah.
It took me a long time to be comfortable with the writing style. The whole "first act" if you will felt a whole like telling, not showing or feeling. I'm still not completely convinced of the relationships that were being explained... and I feel bad saying explained, but that's how it felt while reading. The dialogue between Bettina and, well just about anyone but definitely Cowboy, always sounded off... strange. And I wasn't really down with Cowboy either. At least, not with a high school girl. Creepy.
So, no. I can't say that I was a big fan of this one. I still did read it until the end... so there is that. So go for it if you'd like.... but I'm looking forward to something else.
The Things You Kiss Goodbye
by Leslie Connor
Katherine Tegen, 2014
Source: Purchased New