Top critical review
I don't understand
Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2019
Why this book has such a positive rating...
I'm an avid reader and I will usually finish reading even mediocre book to the end. But reading this book has been so painful and I’m giving up now at a third of the way in.
There is no real story line, just character interactions, which are mostly drawn out and tedious. The majority of the content is a series of text message strung together. I feel like the relationships between the characters don’t make sense, there’s no character development or building of their stories to explain why they are interacting the way they are. Often when reading I felt like the author was trying to dish out desert but there was never any entrée or main course!
At nearly half way through this book the main characters have only left their apartment once during the story. Surely they have lives beyond hanging out in their bedrooms and living room texting each other?
I’m just so honestly baffled by what people have written in the positive reviews, there are no strong characters, no powerful messages, the story is definitely not complex or intriguing.. I don’t feel confident this story is going to improve in the second half of the book so I’m opting out now.