June 27, 2014

Book Club - The Paperboy

by Pete Dexter
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is another book I had on my list for a while and had really high hopes for. I loved the story line of investigative journalism with a murder (don't worry - that's not a spoiler) because who doesn't love a good murder mystery?! The story was great and I enjoyed 75% of it, even though I occasionally wondered where it was going.
Then the last 25% (or maybe less) rolled around and totally threw me for a WTF loop. It's also possible that I just got too invested in the characters and wanted a specific outcome for them that I just didn't get. I'm super interested to see how they adapted the book to the movie. And excited to stare at Zac Efron...heehee.

Thanks to  Heather & Katie for hosting!

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1 comment :

  1. I had no idea it was a book first! The movie is so, so strange. Let me know what you think after you watch it!


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