Author: Tara Hudson
Read Time: Got to page 175 and stopped.
Tag Words: 2011 debut author, ghost story, love story, supernatural, paranormal, did not finish
Amelia saves a boy from drowning in a river and now she’s all he wants, too bad she died in that same river years before.
Can there truly be life after death?
Boring. I kept wanting to like it, but the desire to feel something other than absolutely apathetic can only keep you turning pages for so long.
That is really the only thought I had about the book. That I was bored, 175 pages in. I guess I should point out that nothing had happened to these characters by almost half-way through to make me want to finish, or curious enough to think about it afterwards and regretting closing the book prematurely, but I suppose all of that goes without saying. I needed words to fill up my review, so I told you anyway.
Well, that’s it.
Notes on the Names:
Amelia is a very popular baby name that you don’t read in too many books, so I did appreciate seeing the moniker used.
Thoughts on the Cover:
Many pages were read in the hopes that one day this book could end up on my Mod Podge Bookshelf, sadly, that day will never come. I can still admire from afar, however.
Parental Book Review *spoilers*
A la Reading Teen, thanks Abigaile!
Hell - 5
Damn - 5
Ass - 1
Piss - 4
Sexual - Amelia and Joshua kiss a few times
Joshua and Amelia fall asleep in the same bed. Nothing sexual happens.
Not even kissing.
Eli forces Amelia to kiss him.
Other - Amelia's dad dies.
Ruth believes in ghosts, afterworlds, witchcraft, etc.
Mentions of Joshua having beer in his car.
Lots of underage drinking at parties.
Eli summons Amelia to the afterworld a few times.