good, disappointed in what it actually ended up being, and also, disappointed that it wasn't what it could have been. Now, if you're going into Blind Spot expecting it to be a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat murder mystery, as both the synopsis and trailer made it look like it'd be, then run away from this book like it's a madman coming at you with a butcher knife. Sure, it may just cause a scene, maybe even get you locked up in a nice little padded room, but at least you can say you've escaped the clutches of Blind Spot and its deceit.
Disappointed that I went into Blind Spot thinking it'd be, well... Your enjoyment in this novel boils down to one major thing (but that's not to say there aren't other reasons why you'd be disappointed in Blind Spot), and that one major thing is what you're expecting Blind Spot to be.
Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s body floated to the surface of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. But this tim There’s none so blind as they that won’t see. Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to assembling fragments to make sense of the world around her. Shelves: 1-star, read-reviewed, disappointments, judge-a-book-by-the-cover, 2012-reads, i-totally-saw-that-coming, highly-anticipating-2012, losing-my-faith-in-humanity, snark-bait-ooh-ah-ah, doesn-t-deserve-the-hype, unmet-potential, almost-fell-asleep, synopses-that-lie I've been tricked! I can't wait to get lost in this riveting high school drama! Though it was the book's marketing that led me to believe this would be a thrilling murder mystery, so it's not entirely my fault that I believed the marketing, is it? Roz, who struggles with macular degeneration, is used to assembling fragments to make sense of the world around her. This unflinchingly emotional novel is written in the powerful first-person voice of a legally blind teen who just wants to be like everyone else. *goes to look up other synonyms for tricked* Cheated! Though let's be honest, who read the synopsis and thought, "Amazing! Aside from me going into Blind Spot expecting one thing and getting the opposite in the worst way possible (which really is a personal letdown, and not entirely about the book's quality. Your enjoyment in this novel boils down to one ma I've been tricked! Hold my phone, I'm coming at her with my nails and the power of my Twitter followers", with very, very little murder mystery aspects and characters you want to desperately strangle, then grab this book. And what this could have been is so, so much more than it was. *goes to look up other synonyms for tricked* Cheated! If you see this in the book store (when it's released), just drop everything you're holding, let out a high-pitched scream, and run away flailing your arms while screaming, "You won't trick me! However, if you're going into this book expecting a painfully cliché and horribly written high school drama à la, "That bitch right there - she just looked at my boyfriend.
Seventeen-year-old Tricia Farni’s body floated to the surface of Alaska’s Birch River six months after the night she disappeared. But this time it’s her memory that needs piecing together—to clear her name . ), everything that could have gone wrong in this book did.
I can't assure you'd like it, because there's still, of course, the issues pertaining to the writing, pacing, plotting, characterization (you know what, let's just go under the assumption that everything in this book is bad), but at least you won't go into this book expecting one thing and end up getting the exact opposite thing.