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ErikaWasTaken

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Shine
Lauren Myracle
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Uses for Boys - Erica Lorraine Scheidt Pros:* Stark, bare, raw writing* Unreliable (lost) narrator * Captures something haunting * Entire actions and scenes are captures in a sentence or twoCons:* Bare bones narration combined with shakiness of the narrator makes you wonder how much is true or is really happening.* Entire actions and scenes are captures in a sentence or two, which can lead to some backtracking when a scene doesn't make sense* Depressing as hellThe headline on the back of this book is, "If you give boys what they want, they give you what you need. Right?" And it sums up the novel perfectly. From her missing father, to her mother who is always looking for someone to stave off the loneliness Anna never had a chance. And when she mistakes sex for love to replace this emptiness, all she does is make the same mistakes her mother did.