Tuesday, December 13, 2011

As I Wake

 As I Wake
written by Elizabeth Scott

 Elizabeth Scott's books have always been hit-or-miss with me.  I admire her writing style and think she is talented at what she does, but some of her stories are more bland than others.  As I Wake had an intriguing premise, but the delivery was confusing.  It was a weird blur between dystopian and realistic fiction, and while that may appeal to some, I would have preferred a clear distinction.  Reading the summary, I was hoping for something realistic-but-creepy, similar to Living Dead Girl, which is my favorite of Scott's books.  Instead, I got the suspense I was looking for, but with a heaping side dish of confusion leading nowhere.  You know, the kind only previously experienced through watching LOST, only, in my opinion, worse.  I don't know.  I'm certainly no expert on the subject, but you think Twilight had an unhealthy romantic relationship?  I think you haven't read this book.  This was my least favorite book written by E. Scott.  I love her writing, I do, I do, and I'm reading Between Here and Forever right now, but I just couldn't get into As I Wake, despite trying. 

Also by Elizabeth Scott:
Stealing Heaven
Living Dead Girl
Love You, Hate You, Miss You
Something, Maybe
The Unwritten Rule

I got this book from...: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh


  1. ahhh no. this is disappointing :(. i really want this to be good! but if you said it wasn't...i probably won't like it either. anyway, i hope you're having a great break!

  2. I love E. Scott's contemporary works, but I haven't tried any of her other offerings yet. The cover is this book is confusing too! It gives me no idea of where the book is headed.


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