Here's an example: - Blah blah blah, said Ryan. Ryan and Amelia were both pretty nothingness characters. However, the worst aspect of this book is the completely unnecessary and weird extra that Camden felt to add towards the end. There is a charm in this but it also means having to struggle through the first 100 pages as the reader can get impatient. Or a story of hope and fate and all the magic of the universe. You could call this a love story.
The characters, even though they did nothing but blab out their life to me, I still feel unattached to them. Because of the lack of plot, the book needs stand out characters to drive the plot forward, ultimately making it more interesting and fascinating for the reader. It was a great read, good enough for me to want to get a physical copy of this. First of all, it was really slow to start. Instead, there are dashes to signify someone is talking which was different, and hard to get used to.
She also finds lo Rating: 2. There, she finds a tape in the spare room. Not to mention, the characters were all a little flat. Ryan, meanwhile, is often found recording tapes for his mom, but also sometimes for other purposes. In 2013, Ameliah is struggling to cope with the sudden loss of her mother, and shortly after her father, whilst she moves in with her Nan.
Can you tell us about yourself? Told with prose, shimmering with humour and deeply moving, it will haunt anyone who reads it. A tape with a boy's voice on it - a voice she can't quite hear, but which seems to be speaking to her. What Camden aimed to do with the novel was explore the myriad of relationships that existed within the two characters' lives, and how these affect each character. Tape is a story of fate and how individuals are connected with the most unusual or simplest of things. I was so tempted to DnF this but I promised myself to play nice to books now.
I thought they very much clashed. Ameliah is from 2013 and Ryan is from 1993. Judge me all you want, this is the most stressed I've ever been in my life and now I have to deal with looking for internships and moving and -- okay, I'm going to save the ranting about my life for Life of a Blogger posts. Call 0844 871 1514 or visit. Everything about this book is to show how you feel, because no one will judge you and if they do, they aren't feeling. I know I shouldn't be expecting heart-pumping plot twists, but I had hoped that there would be something exciting that happened.
Told with cracking prose, shimmering with humour and devastatingly moving, it will haunt anyone who listens to it. Ryan's character, again, is cute and subtle. Though yes, there are revelations in the book, I felt like it wasn't meant to be a surprise for the reader. All they seemed to do was argue with their friends and moan, and it got old quick. I think an 11 or 12 year old would probably enjoy the premise of it, and the little crush story with Ryan and the girl he likes, but Ameliah's chapters are boring and nothing of any interest happens. It was a great idea for a narrative with so much potential, however it fell flat and dreary through the writing.
On a day out with his best friend Liam, he meets an Irish girl named Eve who he instantly falls in love with, but is devastated to learn that she will be returning home to Ireland soon. It was so slow that I had to constantly remind myself, that they are not actually retarded. The few days I tried reading this, I just wasn't feeling it. I have two shelves of books waiting to be read so I gave up on this part of the w This book would probably be more interesting for the audience it's targetted at: kids. The plot had such potential,yet I found it obvious, and the characters a bit 2d, wooden and dull. But the 'said Ryan' part is right in the middle of it and it is not separated from the speach properly.
I was gonna swap you, but not for cow. Sometimes I dig into some books because I felt like it, sometimes because someone felt like it or other times because I need to complete a challenge and I do by reading it. A tape with a boy's voice on it -- a voice she can't quite hear, but which seems to be speaking to her. He talks about his mother's death and about his love for a new girl he just saw who doesn't even know he exists. Even at the conclusion of the novel, I still fail to picture any of them in my head. The concept itself, is brilliant, but through its underdevelopment, Tape falls flat being tedious and dull in parts. Pros: As a story idea, it's a pretty good one.
He also writes plays, teaches storytelling in schools, and was a lead artist for Ministry of Stories and The Roundhouse poetry collective. It encapsulates universal themes of love, hope and fate while adding a soupcon of magic. I received a free copy from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Lately, my young adult books have been about loss and having the kind of end that it isn't happy at all. The book is short, but it most be read slowly, because if not you will miss something important and you will be lost. On these tapes he talks about his life, his mother, his father and new step-mother, and of course, his new horrible step-brother, Nathan. I guessed it shortly after the halfway point, but that did not take away from my reading experience at all.
In 2013, Ameliah moves in with her grandmother after her parents die. But even with so little characters jumping around the book, Camden never really focused on any of the others' back stories. You need to soldier through the first half of the novel to get to the good bits, but I think it's worth it. I just wanted to stop, but I did not. That would have definitely made the plot more captivating.