Marcia is Amused.

Mar 19 2013
I thought I was going to like Beautiful Ruins, based on the first chapter set in 1960s Italy. 

Then we got to the second chapter, in modern day LA and I want to murder the author for crafting this sentence.

Also. Only 14 emails? Weak.

I thought I was going to like Beautiful Ruins, based on the first chapter set in 1960s Italy.

Then we got to the second chapter, in modern day LA and I want to murder the author for crafting this sentence.

Also. Only 14 emails? Weak.

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  1. eoporto said: Nah, it’s okay. The story is engaging even through the cliche crap.
  2. sparklingpants said: my god. horrid.
  3. livelovefeminism said: "Digital hit" makes me cringe.
  4. averygooddog said: Also, only six tweets, yet she has five friend requests? Those ratios don’t pass a logical sniff test.
  5. emilyposts said: hahahahaha!!!!
  6. michelleomatic said: Ha! Terrible.
  7. tinsely said: it does get better!
  8. queenieinmanhattan said: I get at least 35 emails overnight every night. And I’m hardly high-powered. (The modern-day stuff is the weakest part of the book.)
  9. noraleah said: oooh that is TERRIBLE. thx for the heads up.
  10. virtualephemera said: Only 6 tweets? Does she follow two people?
  11. anneofgreentables said: I liked it!! It gets better.
  12. wanderingtexans said: Ugh, I hated those sentences, too. It gets much, much better.
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