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“What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do.”

Avoiding Commitment - K.A. Linde I've gone for 2 stars cos the book didn't really elicit strong feelings from me either way. I finished it a couple of days ago but didn't linger on it, or wallow in it like I have with other angsty, drama-ridden stories. The characters were too shallow and one-dimensional to connect with. So much of Jack and Lexi's past was told and not shown so I never really believed they had an all-consuming, deep love (although I'd agree they were in lust, infatuation, attracted to each other). They rarely had normal conversations, everything was always so dramatised. It was a bit nauseating, drama after drama, after drama. We were told that Jack could be amazing and wonderful and loving, but I never saw those moments cos there were hardly any scenes or dialogue which showed it. And Lexi, she was so easily manipulated and manipulative. I couldn't tell if I was supposed to like her or hate her. I think I did neither. I suppose there could be women who have experienced relationships like this. I hope not. Oh and the big showdown in New York that the story kept alluding to? Underwhelming. Not much more to say about this book, I just want to move on to a better one.