Dash and Lily’s book of dares by Rachel Cohn

First of all; I am really sorry I’ve been inactive last month with only one post. It was partially because of a writer’s block and partially because my exams are on my head and I literally have no time. I wanted to do a wrap up blog; but I guess I would do it in March end and cover all three months up. So without wasting more of all our precious time, let’s start.

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All that I am writing here is totally My OPINION and I am not trying to force this ideas on anybody. You love this book or you hate this book; I literally don’t give a damn.

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This book was about Lily finding a boyfriend basically by a book of dares. Her brother and his boyfriend had this idea of writing some clues in this book that lead to a date so she could find her type of guy. And if you are wondering that even a girl could have picked up the book so here it is : in one of the pages it was written if you are teenage boy then turn the page for next clue.

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Obviously Dash finds this book and completes all the dares but instead of leaving his e-mail id like he was supposed to – as it was written in the book – he leaves her a dare. This is what happens to and fro in the book for putting it lightly.

The concept was really great. I liked all the dare stuff they gave each other and that was quite interesting.

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I know many people loved this book but I am not one of ’em. It’s unffortunate because I had high hopes for this but all it did was disappoint me.

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I read this thing in a review and I totally agree on this : It’s like the author is trying to tell us how intelligent he is through the medium of his characters.

Both Lily and Dash seemed like the know-it-all people and it irritated me to no end.  This book was overwhelming to say the least.

And some of you guys are probably thinking “NO PROBLEM, I AM ONLY PICKING THIS UP FOR FLUFFY ROMANCE,” I am really sorry to burst you bubble but the chemistry in this was 0%!!!!!!!!!

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Dash feels like he is in his late 20’s or maybe in his 30’s or very very mature. I don’t think any teenage guy would EVER talk like THAT.

There was this person who was only there for the sake of the plot. He was in only 2 to 3 scenes max and to take Dash and Lily’s relationship to a different road. I will not tell his name. You have to figure it out on your own… I am not handing out any spoilers here.

There were a few moments that were really funny and I admit that some part of the book was well written. But it was a ruined rope for me to hold on.

Thanks for reading. Tell me what you think in the comment section below. I would love to hear all perspective to this one.

xoxo
Osheen

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