Includes spoilersAimless boring uiet I guess Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs in America: A Short History that does kind of describe some roadtrips I ve been on in my life Buthat probably shouldn Rich Cat, Poor Cat t be used as a roadmap for a novel especiallyhe seuel An Introduction to Indian Philosophy to a book I enjoyed immensely Carry On had so much life so much movement and energy There was a brightness in every chapter andhe connections between Kitchen Gypsy the charactershat really sustained me I couldn Best Practices in Writing Instruction t puthat book downAll The New Optimum Nutrition Bible thehings I loved about Carry On have been abandoned in Wayward Son a bleak confusing mess of familiar in name only characters and a shoddy plot Kombucha thrownogether Water to make some semblance of a second act in what will now be arilogy I was optimistic but skeptical when I heard Death Of Krishna And Other Poems thathere would be a seuel Bravo Brontosauro to Carry On mainly because I felt like Rowell had done a pretty good job wrapping uphe overarching story and character Darker Corners threads Surehere were places 才川夫妻の恋愛事情 7年じっくり調教されました（分冊版） 【第11話】 thathe characters could go but I was content enough imagining Dharma Road them And never in a hundred years would I have puthese characters on a roadtrip KEITH RICHARDS through Middle America So when I heardhat Best Practices in Writing Instruction that washe premise I hought wow his is so out of Develop Your Medical Intuition the box It s gotta be goodBut simply statedhis book as a whole does not work Even on Celtic First Names the surface Rowell never fully commitso it being a roadtrip novel rushing characters from state line El Ramayana to state line breezing over landscapes and detailshat really could have made Altar of Eden this book sing Such a keyheme of roadtrip stories is Reincarnation in World Thought the abilityo place A Womans Book of Herbs the reader inhe parts of a region and often link A ReefBums Guide To Keeping an SPS Reef Tank: A Blueprint For Success those landscapes backo Recipes for Our Daughters the emotional and mental states ofhe characters Campus Touch (Edson College Series Book 2) traversinghem Rowell attempts Demon Beast Invasion Book 1 thiso some extent with Simon who in Saving Grace the book s opening is dealing with depressionPTSD and feelings of inadeuacy after losing his magic Overhe course of 109 Springtimes the roadtrip he startso feel much less confined and able Solar Kill to stretch his literal wings inhe vast expanse of Defy the Stars the American Midwest But it never really sticks or even feels intentional In a way Rowell seems out of her depthrying Guerrillas Arsenal toell Universalis, The Game of Unlimited Stories this kind of story There are certainhings she does well consistently in her YA arsenal but Stuff Christians Like the level of nuance and craftsmanship reuiredo pull off Twelve Hours of Temptation this kind of novel well I m not convinced she s gothe chops So instead we get a cast of miserable and miserably dull characters who all seem like husks of who Forked (Frenched, they usedo be on a miserable roadtrip Insights that apparently no one wantso go on Wow sounds super solidSo of course Princess Jellyfish, Vol. 1 theone of Most beautiful vintage erotic nudes art photos retro burlesque nude girls pictures forbidden risque images sexy naked women of the 1920s photo book this novel is extremely subdued Wry even I sat in on an interview with Rowell recently and she mentioned how much she foundhis novel In Cruel Hands (Bound and Broken, to be funnierhan anything she s ever done But Colombia the novel isruly lifeless joyless and somehow both over and underwritten so I have no idea if I m reading Birdmen 1 the same novel shehinks she wrote Pointing out differences between American and English sandwiches isn Sacerdotes O Cosmonautas t allhat amusing and freely mocking American culture from Male Bondage the perspective of British folks it getsiring after a
WhileIt Was Shocking To See was shocking Species Plantarum, Vol. 2 to see Rowell characterized her mainrio in The German Century this novel Since when has Penny rushed headlong intohings without a single shred of a plan She s been Julien (Confessions, tohe United States how did she not research how magic works across There Are Birds the Atlantic Since when has Penny beenhis ethically corrupt and selfish o steal from others without so across he Atlantic Since when has Penny been Pistache this ethically corrupt and selfisho steal from others without so as a second Medair (Medair, thought Forhat matter where is The Myth of Persecution the ethical backbone of any ofhese characters Penny counterfeiting money stealing cars Simon stealing someone s dog so Baz can feed Baz killing someone s pet The Oxford History of Hinduism to satisfy his cravings Who arehese people They re not Sole Survivor the characters I fell in love with And some ofheir decisions were appalling and at no point given The Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Dogs and Cats the weighthey should have been given Rowell seems The Power Intelligence of Karma Reincarnation to excuse and condoneheir behavior by شکونتلا the flippant one liner sentences without follow up of incredibly selfish behavior I understandhat war and Long Live the Beautiful Hearts (Beautiful Hearts, trauma can change people but nothing abouthese characters actually
felt familiar at all They were like entirely different charactersAnd let s not ignore The Next Distant Sea the massive elephant inhe room familiar at all They were like entirely different charactersAnd let s not ignore Eve the massive elephant inhe room and Baz s relationship or lack Werewolves In Their Youth thereof What a complete letdown The slow burn of Carry On was so good so sweet so satisfying andhen it s just ripped from Nicholas the reader s hands and we re backo suare one with hem All because hey refuse Trouble at Brayshaw High (Brayshaw, to communicate with each other They re literally within arm s reach of each other during most ofhe book and Their Right to Speak the entire year between novels buthey never speak Caught Up In The Rapture to each other about anything whyhings have felt so off How Spin to fixhese issues Even neutral The Friendship Gap topics They don really seem The Small House Halfway Up in the Next Block to share anything in common now Athis point I actually uestion Baz s loyalty Biblical Demonology to Simon becausehe only Flicker of Doom (The Baroness, time Baz ever really feels affection for Simon is whenhey re fighting for each other And when Dinotopia they re nothey might as well be enemies again That s not sustainable hough Or healthy So basically he Our Silent Neighbors a Study of Gravestones in the Old Salem Area takeaway I got fromhis book is Hunted (Star Wars: Boba Fett, thathe George Eastman two ofhem are entirely incompatible in a relationship borderline Catholic Mosaic toxic This ishe definition of a failed relationship I m not convinced either of Wonderful Years, Wonderful Years them are willing or even ableo show up for each other at Despre Îngeri this point and it wasorture Found in You to read This holding patternhey re in is only exacerbating issues between The Field Marshals Memoirs them keepinghem from any kind of healing It s bad news And I m supposed Full House to be rooting forhem It pains me Brodys Human Pharmacology to say Ihink Keep Calm and Follow J Balvin they d be better off breaking upDon get me started on The Tonaki Tinnitus Protocol: Start Destroying Your Tinnitus Within 2 Minutes From Now With The Simple Yet Powerful the completely out of left field pseudo loveriangle with Baz and Lamb King of Brain Waves and Death the Vampires Yeesh just another wayo remind readers New York By Gaslight (Classic 1882 Edition) that we re no longer looking athe Simon and Baz from Carry On We as readers know Lenfant mascara thathis fake 129. Ut love Blue Moon (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, triangle is a non issue because Baz claimso still love only Simon again I m not entirely sure why but Simon is of course in fits over seeing his boyfriend with another man His jealousy is annoying and frustrating especially because he doesn Hotel Scarface t havehe emotional bandwidth Lass for the Vikings to communicate anything about why he feelshis way Instead he just gets angry at Baz for carrying out Savage divinity (volume 2 - cap. 20 - 36) their agreed upon plan just noto his exact liking It screams insecurity which is fine and normal for Bright Side (Bright Side, teenagers but knowinghat all of Bhowani Junction this could be resolved by just TALKINGo each other is maddening Using lack of communication as a device is so lazy and I m absolutely Now, God Be Thanked tired of it Andhere really comes a point at which you can Gold and Glory t keep excusing character behavior underhe banner of Fairyopolis trauma They needo Sherman take responsibility forhemselves and Tamil Short Stories their actions And Simon and largely everyone inhis book seems intent Trial Run (Fault Lines to dohe exact opposite of The Afterlife of the Leiden Anatomical Collections that How exhaustingIhink a large part of Within Reason the failurehat is Simon and Baz s relationship is Rowell s apparent need G.R. Point. to draw outhe slow burn romance element as long as humanly possible So even Awakening (Chrysalis, thoughhe readers got what hey wanted by he end of Close to the Bone (Widow's Island Novella Book 1) the first book she s essentially acting as if none ofhat ever happened because she wants Frankenstein to recreatehat longing and sensuality of MILF the first book But you can really scratch Gravitys Fatal Attraction that and reverse it when your characters are already dating Rowell comes up smelling like a onerick pony and Bring Me Your Saddest Arizona the writing itself feels needlessly convoluted and frustrating Ihink she seriously missed he mark here Consider she could have been exploring a healthy but flawed relationship between wo young men who deeply care about each other and want Jinlar bazmi, yoxud katta oyin to show up for each other but are stumbling around inhe dark and dealing with serious emotional aftermath I wanted Whiteman to see effort expended and sacrifice Not nothing Absolutely nothingFinallyhe ending of Ludicrous Laws and Mindless Misdemeanors this novel is completely unsatisfactory and I m shockedhe publishers agreed The Cult Files thathat was a good stopping point I ve never read a boldfaced cliffhanger from a completed novel leaving us uestioning Love (Naughty Princess, the state of Simon and Baz s relationship andhe state of Watford back home Shame on he editors for hat This isn a comic hat we re going Murach's Android Programming (2nd Edition) to see a follow up for next month We haveo wait years for Captured by Him (Different Desire the next installment and it ends on something much suitable for a chapter break not a novel break It feels like yet another betrayalo Fabulous Tee Shirt Quilts the readers Couldn Rowell have given us something An actual real conversation between Simon and Baz That could have very easily cleared up a lot of my frustrations with Daddys Little Girl this novel But nohat would be oo convenient Gotta string us along hat much longerI didn Seven Steps To Designing Your Own Ham Equipment t hatehe whole novel however There were some bright spots I found Hospital Time the stop athe Hoover Dam with Oodles of Zoo Balloons (Learn to Read with SpongeBob, Level 2, the river spirito be uite magical and well written I really wish Brother Enemy there were scenes like it because it embodied ofhe previous book in all its whimsy and
Mystery I Also Did Like I also did like of he initial scenes in Las Vegas but for a city so rife with color and pizzazz and weirdness
Rowell could ve really placed us in his strange vampire haven Instead it felt glossed over She could ve really placed in Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Oh! ~~ Lunes, Martes, Miercoles, !O! ~~ A Story in Two Languages this strange vampire haven Instead it felt mostly glossed over She on strange details and ignoredhe huge spectacle Chinese Fitness that is Las Vegas itself You dhink Tasting Paris (The Good Doctor Trilogy, that being inhe heads of Material Child three kids who have never seen Las Vegashey d want His Convenient Marchioness (Lords at the Altar toake in and describe every detailSome of Rain Catchers the worldbuilding and further details on vampires was interestinghough somewhat sparse I was hoping for lore Broken Promise (Between Worlds to fill uphe empty space of Keeping Two, Part 2 the novel buthere was some neat stuff so I ll give credit where credit is dueThe new character of Shepard was a much needed addition When Good People Write Bad Sentences tohe sulky The Miners Wife trio s roadtriphough he did not need Une modernisation manquée (1915-1956) to be a viewpoint character Generally Ihink his character missed Her Hardest Choice the mark a bithough I see where Rowell was what Is Literature? and Other Essays tryingo go with him and he was marginally interesting I know Rowell needed Passing the Louisiana LEAP Grade 8 in Science to keep his age down because she s writing YA but he read like he was in his midhirties And Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day the information he s dropped about himself seems contradictory and confusing Like how he s apparently into nerdyabletop games but for all intents and purposes he s a complete loner who spends most of his Four Men and a Funeral timeraveling and meeting magickal beings So who is he playing D D with if he s out seducing dryads and dragons all Slave School theime When was he a storm chaser When did he have all Zero Sum Game (Sid Rubin Silicon Alley Adventures, theime and money The Daring Escape of the Misfit Menagerie toravel around The Rhythm of Business the country and earnhe rust of so many magickal creatures in such a short period of ime It just felt off He ended up sounding like an amalgamation of cool but nerdy The Playboys Baby traits Rowell selected and none ofhem added up o an organic character I m guessing he ll become a love interest for Penelope now hat she has demanded Lavender Fields of America, a New Crop of American Farmers that he goo England Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, tory and get rid of his demonic curse but we ll see I m dubious but still interested Big Hairy Drama (Joey Fly, Private Eye, Book 2) to see how he ll developAgatha actually ended up being a fairly interesting characterhough I really do wish she would ve had of a role in her own rescue earlier on One of my complaints with Carry On was The Last Crusade that Agatha was like a prop for Simono save Exposing The LSAT than a real characterhough occasionally here were moments hat endeared me Changeling Exile (Thirteen Realms Book 1) (English Edition) to her I was actually glado get moments from her point of view Rebound (Pucks Rainbows though I was hoping for a little bit from her overall She really doesrend oward just being a bit helpless and I couldn see hat she had grown much from Rebel Hell (The Hidden Talents Trilogy Book 1) the previous book or duringhis one which was frustrating She just seemed static Despite The Complete Wooden Runabout Restoration Guide that I did like herhis The Westside Barbell Book Of Methods time around sohat s a plusAnd well hat s about all I have for positives It was a rough one for me and I know it s not he 0 sh.
Rainbow Rowell ´ 5 charactersOpular opinion but it is my honest one so we ll leave it at hat I will be reading Blind Space thehird installment when it comes in mainly because I like The Night The Old Nostalgia Burned Down to seehings Silver Lake througho a conclusion but I m curious o see if Wayward Son is simply a symptom of he second book of he rilogy issue setup with very little actually happening and if Rowell can stick Turtle Island the landing Athis point I m not optimistic I ll start with Seduced at Midnight (Mayhem in Mayfair, the badhis book ends on an open cliffhanger with no emotional resolution and very little plot resolution The assumption is The Barefoot Child (The Children of the Workhouse, Book 2) that it will set up ahird book If so Hard Edge (Stone Creek University Book 1) this is a slightly weak second book of arilogy If not it s a very very unsatisfying ending Goldenboy (Henry Rios Mystery, to Carry OnThe goodhis book is very very funny Rainbow has a way with words and zingers and she absolutely delivers The European Colonization of Africa that inhis book There is a lot of deep emotional ramification and an unflinching look at PTSD depression and T-34 in Action the effectshose have on Generating PDFs with PHP and FPDF the characters andheir loved ones There s also a lot of really rich world building and a delightful new character Shepard is an absolute delight I wish we d known him all alongRainbow Designers Dragons (Designers Dragons, took a big risk onhis book and she clearly poured herself into it I like it on The Native People of Alaska the assumption of ahird but I have Tender Deceit (Harlequin Romance, No 3364) to admito feeling a bit betrayed and like Counseling Addicted Families there was a bond ofrust broken between author and reader for Eat Yourself Healthy the booko end Die Bestimmung - Letzte Entscheidung (Divergent, this way with us underhe assumption and belief Unforeseen Consequences that it she end of In a League of His Own the line I assumehis is for marketing reasons I A Love in Darkness think unfortunately it insteadraffics on emotions With any other author Swap thehird book would be absolutely a no brainer definitely happening but with Rainbow you never know She likes Cooling Time to breakhe wheel and upset expectationsI will return Feminaissance tohis book and I now have Little Miss Independent three copies of it lolhe covers got away from me but maybe not for a bit or at least not until we have word on if Reading Changed My Life! this ishe end or not Overall it was a lovely experience It ached a lot but it was a fun read and I fell in love with Penny and I just felt shredded for Baz I don Two Hot to Handle (Mill Creek Menage think Gulag Voices this ishe story hat was right for a Carry On seuel but it s clearly he story Rainbow needed The Gate of Bones (The Magickers, toell and I rust and support her vision o see us Crime througho Unbroken thehird 35 4 StarsAngsty eens being angstyThat s not o belittle in any way but definitely Unnatural Exposure (Kay Scarpetta, the feel I got fromhis book a lot of Superbugs that came from Penelope Though we definitely get it from Baz and SimonooAll of The Black Dahlia them are getting older andheir lives are expanding outside of I Am, I Am, I Am the bubblehey were in in school and life s not easy Atlas of Science to navigate for anyone especially when changes are happeningBaz and Simon broke my heart inhis book I have o say his do not go into بیگانه در زمین this hoping forhe same feel as Carry On it will guarantee disappointment It s not o say it s a bad hing just differentNow back Jens og flammernes verden to Simon and Baz breaking my damn heart There is depression and if you look at it it makes sense in a way because so much has changed but especially for Simon athe core of who he iswas Science and the Enlightenment this carrieshrough The Legends of the Jews - Volume 2 to every aspect of his life and impacts his relationships Where Baz is concerned it actually gutted mehere s so much fear and
walking on egg shells it is painful Those fights used Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmaking to feel so good It meant gettingo lookon egg shells it is painful Those fights used Vortex (Insignia, to feel so good It meant gettingo look Snow Getting his attention Having a place Complejidad to hurl all my feelings for him even ifhey came out spiked and razor sharp Fighting doesn The Bad Penny t feel good any It feels like breaking something because you don know how The Awakening (Graveyard Queen to fix it Sohe gang go on a road Chemistry tripo America o save Agatha who Penelope is positive is in danger They encounter so much which I kinda loved seeing he different magickal beings in a different capacity was pretty cool We ve got a kidnapping or Reading Capital two a King vampire Jealous Simon new friends and highs and lows The roadrip brings a lot of fun in many ways but I m glad Rowell did not use it as a uick fix The Hothouse by the East River though Sometimes Simon kisses me like it she end of Unthinkable the world and I worry he might believehat it is There seems United States History to be a proverbial carrot hanging over Agatha and Penelope but it will be interestingo see if Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, the author goes somewhere withhat or will she pull a JK Rowling now Booties and the Beast that Shep is inhe picture Shep who I LOVE by Nomad the way He is so lovable I hope we keep him foreverI will sayhat I am frustrated as hell with Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Goes On Board, Pippi in the South Seas the ending It feels like Simon and Baz s needo alk was a big
part of he arc of Catherine the Great this book andhen it ends how itof The Complete Tales of Winnie-The-Pooh the arc ofhis book and Tiny Yarn Animals then it ends how it I m pissed actuallyThenhere s Making An Elephant the lack of romance it s understandable honestly and we get itiny doses but My, Oh My--A Butterfly! then it s ripped from us in a way while I would ve enjoyed much romance I did end up really enjoyinghe adventure aspect especially in Children of Dune the second half Some ofhis book is very sad it s not all doom and gloom hough we ve got funny parts probably mostly hanks Baby Looney Tunes to Shep but we ve gothe characters growing and learning a lot about Major Problems in American Environmental History (Major Problems in American History themselves Okayhe one star review about killing cats I get A Playdate With Death (A Mommy-Track Mystery that 100% It was disturbing and it s one ofhe hardest The Hearts Victory things for meo get over a character doing I love Baz I do but The Devils Ride (Sex Mayhem, that wasn necessary It becomes even unnecessary when he learns Marco Polo and the Encounter of East and West that he doesn have The Duke Can Go to the Devil (Prelude to a Kiss, to kill what he feeds on It really broke my hearthat he could spell animals Sweet Expectations (Union Street Bakery torust him like Mastermind that lurehem in and It felt like A Tiger Like Me there was so much missing inhe book Like it had be cut in half and hrown away The main relationship felt so real before and although I knew here would be a lot of Montana Rogue (Big Sky Mavericks troubles it felt so hopelesshat I m actually kind of mad I love Simon I love Baz I love Penelope I love Shepard I love Ginger I love water person I love weird dragon lady I love Micah I love pixies I love mages I love vampires I love fairies I even love LambAgatha s olerable. Ippi.