Series: Webs

Web of Power by Darlene Quinn

Posted February 25, 2014 by Kate in Just Okay, Review / 0 Comments
Web of Power by Darlene Quinn

I was decently excited to read this book because it takes place in the 80’s, I don’t know why I found this appealing but maybe it’s because I was born in the 80’s so a chance to kind of get a look at what life was like when my mother was my age was kind of a cool concept to me. Unfortunately I had a really hard time getting into the book. The book wasn’t bad, in no way am I saying that, but it didn’t grab me the way a lot of books did. It was one of those books I could put down and forget I was reading for a few weeks and then come back to it weeks later and have the whole thing repeat itself. I think that was the case for a couple of reasons, primarily the pacing. The pacing seemed to drag on a little too much for my taste, and a couple of times I did skip/skim through a couple of pages here and there and it didn’t seem to make any difference, I didn’t miss much. I think the author spent too much time on making sure the reader felt and understood that the characters she was writing about lived in a lavish world by describing everything with brand names and exotic descriptions. Another problem I had with the story was that in order for me to really fall into a book I have to at the very least have one character […]