All I Ask – Question 1

What are your overall thoughts on this book? (Spoilers)
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Shallow Fog
Shallow Fog
1 month ago

Would have liked to have had the mystery solved

Reader
Reader
1 month ago

I found it confusing with the constant changing of timelines and the overall book was slow and hard to finish.

Emily
Emily
1 month ago

The ending was disappointing to me

Lisa
Lisa
1 month ago

I found the ending disappointing. I was struggling to find a final message or life lesson. The last sex scene left me wondering, why go into so much detail about this in last minutes of the book ? I
Enjoyed getting to know the characters but was left wondering why this book was chosen as a discussion book.

R. Miller
R. Miller
1 month ago

I really liked it! It felt like being a fly on the wall of the main character’s life. The interaction with the cops felt realistic – they weren’t cartoon villains, but they were aggressive, dismissive, and rude. They were overwhelmed and frustrated, and acted in a way that was unprofessional, yet they were not really held accountable. Same with Holly, she’s not a horrible person per say, just overly dramatic and kind of self absorbed. Loved the relationship Stacey had with Viv and with Kris. I also liked the detailed backstory of their friendship and life in the city. Most… Read more »

Jenny
Jenny
1 month ago

I enjoyed the backstories of some of the characters and the queer representation. I found the over all storyline to be somewhat disappointing. I am not sure I understand what the point is. I also would have appreciated to have some Indigenous and other POC representation. Canada is a diverse place and even if the main character is white it would be better to have the story acknowledge the presence of Indigenous and other People of Color in our cities and towns. I know that it’s vulnerable to put your art out in the world and I appreciate all the… Read more »

Carol
Carol
1 month ago

Um, not that impressed actually. I was left with, what, that’s it. Nothing happened of significance and the characters were flat. I couldn’t relate to any of them.