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Love Hurts (2000)

by Malorie Blackman(Favorite Author)
3.31 of 5 Votes: 3
ISBN
0552573973 (ISBN13: 9780552573979)
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English
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review 1: I received a copy of this book from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.Wasn't a huge fan of this anthology personally as I was really hoping for more original stories but the majority of these are snippets from already published books. One or two stories seemed a little out of place but for the most part it was a pretty cohesive collection. A few of the stories required a little more context though the gist of the scene came across fairly well. The best thing I could take away form this is I now definitively know whether I will or won't read certain books based on the extracts presented.
review 2: I must admit I am a bit disappointed by this because I thought it was all new original material but the majority of this book is
... more extracts from existing novels most of which I had already read. Granted most of the extracts came from books I loved and therefore I can't knock the quality of them but that wasn't what I was expected when I first heard about this book. The original pieces of work within this book are all strong pieces and poignant pieces of writing in their own right and I enjoyed them all. I loved how diverse they were and how they all made me think. All in all I can't say I'm not disappointed by this book because it wasn't at all what I thought it was going to be when I first heard about it and got incredibly excited by it but if you've not read the titles it includes it'd be a nice introduction to them to give you a feel of what to read next. less
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Lex
it was okay but nothing special, to be honest. full review to come
juliepink7000
It was okay, lots of short stories about love and heartbreak...
ameriver
EEEP! I'm so happy I got a copy of this!!!
Alex
Review to follow soon :)
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