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User Review  - Samchan - LibraryThing

Now that all of the hype around Room has died down, I finally decided to check it out. It took me this long to pick it up because it didnít sound like my kind of book. The premise reminded me too much ... Read full review

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User Review  - Praj05 - LibraryThing

Iím annoyed. In fact, infuriated with Old Nick and the author. With Old Nick the reasons are valid as he is a malicious captor of the naive. As for the author, Ms. Donoghue, what should I deduce from ... Read full review

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User Review  - E.J - LibraryThing

I'm trying this on audio. It might have been a huge mistake. Yep, huge mistake. No, no, no, no. I hate that I finished this book. I do understand there would have been certain heartbreaking ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarianbryan - LibraryThing

This didn't really grab me the way it did others. My hunch is I feel this way because I do not have children. This book has sometimes been described as horror, but it didn't give me the dread the best horror does. It also stretched my suspension of disbelief. Read full review

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User Review  - alisonb60 - LibraryThing

The first part of the book was intriguing and the relationship between mother and son was wonderful but when Jack escaped (pretending to be dead) from the back of Old Nick's car and rescued by a ... Read full review

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User Review  - erincathryn - LibraryThing

I really really wanted to like this book more than I did. However it seemed like the author lost steam in the storytelling aspect of it. Read full review

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User Review  - nycke137 - LibraryThing

Ok, I read it. I didn't cry, I didn't get angry. It did give me perspective from the child's point of view. It was ok. Back to the zombies! Read full review

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User Review  - librarymary09 - LibraryThing

Creepy. I didn't like it. Read full review

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User Review  - FAR2MANYBOOKS - LibraryThing

Jack's 5 year old perspective, though clever, seemed contrived and didn't interest me and so I was left wanting. Read full review

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User Review  - Laurie.Schultz - LibraryThing

The most unique thing about this story was the voice of 5 year old Jack. Read full review


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