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Ruining Me

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

13 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

I honestly don't know what to write here. I'm numb. I'm confus

I honestly don't know what to write here. I'm numb. I'm confused. I'm shocked. I have never read a book that left me feeling like I do right now. I have never read a book with an ending like the ending I got with Ruining Me. I just don't know what to write about t...
I honestly don't know what to write here. I'm numb. I'm confused. I'm shocked. I have never read a book that left me feeling like I do right now. I have never read a book with an ending like the ending I got with Ruining Me. I just don't know what to write about this book!

Did I love it? Yes...and no. There are secrets, lies, mystery, betrayals. Fear, loathing, angst, hatred...I felt it all. I was sick to my stomach. I couldn't hide this away, because I just kept seeing it coming. I didn't love the beginning, but the journey to the ending held a lot of angst for me. Jay's dreams were surreal and terrifying, but made so much sense when I got close to the end...and the ending! I never expected that ending! This book touches on quite a few subjects that are all so real, yet we tend to deny that they exist sometimes, or we think they don't exist within our bubble, but that doesn't make them any less real.

I won't give you a synopsis, because I'm too afraid I will spoil it for you. However, this book gives us so much to "think" about. Hopefully the "thinking" will spar you...and me...into action when the time is warranted.

I don't know what's best for someone else, yet I know that sometimes I pretend that I do...especially those I love. If you love someone, make the most of that time, instead of pushing them away. Savor any and all moments with friends and loved ones. Speak...DO NOT remain silent! Comfort cannot be found in sex, drugs, or alcohol. <=== Those are the messages I took from this story. Kudos to Nicole Reed for bringing such horrid truths and realities to the surface.

I will say that you have to stick with the story to get to the end. There are quite a few angst moments, and I did let out a few Holy #$%@!'s from time to time. There are also a few cheesy and far fetched moments in the dialogue, but those didn't take away from the story. I am still numb, and I'm not sure that I won't be haunted by the ending. I can only scream to the author, "Which path?!" along with begging for a sequel so I might have closure or resolution.

posted by RomanticReadingEscapes1 on November 13, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

5 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

What was i thinking?

I read tons of reviews before i decided to buy this book. I thought it'd be great because of the reviews, but boy was i disappointed! I honestly have to say that i wish i hadn't spent the money on this book. I'll admit, some of the book was okay, but there was so much w...
I read tons of reviews before i decided to buy this book. I thought it'd be great because of the reviews, but boy was i disappointed! I honestly have to say that i wish i hadn't spent the money on this book. I'll admit, some of the book was okay, but there was so much wrong with it. There are so many grammatical errors, it's honestly annoying. The pages went up by 3 instead of 1, which made it seem like pieces were missing. The author didn't even explain what happened to Jay until the end, which left you guessing, but the writing was all over the place that i eventually gave up guessing. And lastly, i thought the writing style was very amatuer. I thought a little kid could have written it better. I am sorry to say thag i won't buy anything from this author again.

posted by 3351784 on November 7, 2012

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