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Jason Rekulak

Author of Hidden Pictures

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Hope Never Dies (2018) — Editor, some editions — 707 copies
Pieces (2000) — Contributor — 208 copies

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2.5 stars. Nothing about this book was particularly remarkable. It was entertaining enough to get through but at no point was it scary or creepy. I felt the plot twists were extremely unrealistic and very corny, sometimes even just confusing. The author took too long to build to the climax but then inserted a cliche action packed resolution to tie things up. I could have done completely without the last chapter of the book as at that point, I just didn’t even care about the characters anymore. The whole concept of a spirit trying to communicate through drawings just started to get more and more stupid as the book went on. There was a point of the book where I felt the author just abandoned all mention of the spirit plot completely and pushed too hard to make sense of an otherwise ridiculous and unrealistic plot twist. As a huge lover of all things scary and horror related, I was not impressed with this book at all.… (more)
 
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brookeklebe | 43 other reviews | Feb 6, 2024 |
This was really unique.....the illustrations made it an exciting read.

I do have a few gripes.....the stereotypes in this book are relentless.....the upper middle class family are white liberals....the eccentric hippie psychic next door watches Fox news......the well off Mexican family owns a lawn care business, etc. While I realize that stereotypes exist because they can be true to a degree....I feel that a modern book shouldn't be perpetuating stereotypes. As someone who disproves stereotypes....I'm a born and bred Southerner who isn't racist, uneducated or poor......I just feel its time move past these preconceived ideas.

While the woke mob may take umbrage with the fact that gender dysphoria wasn't portrayed in a positive light..... I'm happy that Rekulak took the realistic and scientific route with this story.

Overall, this was a unique and exciting read that I enjoyed very much.
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Jfranklin592262 | 43 other reviews | Feb 3, 2024 |
Read this one in a single sitting. A mix of an Ocean's Eleven style caper movie and and a sweet romance with a hefty dose of eighties nostalgia.

Light and fun. Good beach read, I think.

It had a YA feel to it but they wouldn't get all the old school references so I'm not entirely sure if it is officially on that category.
 
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hmonkeyreads | 52 other reviews | Jan 25, 2024 |
Stunned,Shocked and Amazed

I honestly didn't know !ugh about this book. I had heard a few reviews on it ANF decided to try it. I am so glad I did! This is a mind bending,heart touching book. I absolutely loved All the drawings ANF yet I still couldn't figure it out. It's not a long read and the story goes quick. Loved
 
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Spiritrider1101 | 43 other reviews | Jan 18, 2024 |

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