Blink (Imprint of Zondervan)
I’ve begun read dystopian novels- I’m not sure why, but they’ve been appealing to me of late. That’s why I was willing to take a chance on Aquifer, even though I’d never read any previous books by the author. I was a bit surprised to find a small hardcover book in the mail, not much longer than a novella (it was under 300 pages), but I picked it up with an open mind.
The thing about Aquifer is there is nothing really…real about it. I never felt like I got to know all of the secondary characters, or even Luca himself; they all seemed a little one-dimensional to me. Also, I found parts of it very confusing. Something would be described, and I just couldn’t wrap my mind around the picture the words made; it wouldn’t make sense to me. I found the futuristic society a little hard to understand as well. I never got interested or drawn into the story; I didn’t hate it, but my emotions never got involved. Also, the romance moved unbelievably fast. The two of them knew nothing about each other, and the girl was ready to completely leave her family to help him. So Aquifer is not really one I'd recommend, not because it was bad, but because there are better things out there.
I received this book for free from booksneeze.com in exchange for my honest review.