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Aws or issues that annoyed meMost of all it made me wish I really could ickass and take names like Tris does Perhaps taking up ickboxing could ickass and take names like Tris does Perhaps taking up Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea kickboxing be a good place to start Don t forget to check out my blog Cuddlebuggery and add me on twitter Dear Hunger GamesI miss you I really do Our relationship is over and done with but the memory of you still lingers on Inow that s a terrible clich and you hate clich s but it s a true one at least in this case I don t think I ll ever be over you You are fucking specialIt took me some time but I finally met a new girl Her name is Divergent She s uiet and strong and short tempered and insular and brave a lot like you I suppose But is she really This is hard for me to admit but I think I was initially attracted to her because she reminded me so much of you I Paradox Bound know it s not fair for me to think this way I should be looking at her on her own merits At the very least I could have looked at the relationship as a fun rebound and not as a search for a replacement you Easier said than done I loved you I love you I ll always love you and I m not sure I even like herFirst of all she copies all of your moves and all of your traits It s so obvious It s clear she s modeled her whole life on you and what you ve achieved At first that similarity is what caught my eye about her And she is an exciting person she s always hurtling forward she barely stops to take a breath I like that But in the end there s also a fakeness and even aind of desperation She s not you not even close Why can t she be her own personUnlike you she s really into guns I now you see the necessity of guns sometimes but I also now you don t see them as an answer I didn t mind her love of guns at first I STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare kinda like guns I ll admit that But eventually I realized she was euating the use of guns with bravery What the hell On the one hand she says true bravery is selflessness but on the other hand she insists that she doesn t feel fully herself unless she has a gun in her hand UghShe also has a thing against intellectuals She finds them innately suspicious and they are the firstind of person she ll automatically reject Honestly I don t now where that comes from But it makes my skin crawlWith all the gun love and the anti brains bias she reminds me at times of my redneck relatives Which is not attractiveThe worst thing and I now I m about to sound like a real dick here is that I ve realized she is actually pretty stupid She breaks people down into different groups just like you do But while you have a realistic complicated perspective on class and power and economics and the media and self awareness and how all of those things contribute to the boxes we put ourselves into the decisions we make who we are she just divides people up into Ho she really is she can't have both So she makes a choice that surprises everyone including herselfDuring the highly competitive initiation that follows Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations some with devastating conseuences As initiation transforms them all Tris must dete. Handful of finite personality traits Abnegation Candor Erudite Dauntless and Amity it s such a ridiculous shallow idea My God she even Lumps Adjectives And Nouns Together adjectives and nouns together her labels as if they were the same thing It s teeth grindingly naive and yet this idea of hers is her whole foundation Even worse she It s teeth grindingly naive and yet this idea of hers is her whole foundation Even worse she to think that only the very rare person the very special few are able to combine these traits in relatively eual proportions To be Divergent Sometimes I wonder If She S Actually Ever she s actually ever Syncopated: An Anthology of Nonfiction Picto-Essays known a person Her theory is like something a child thought upOkay now I m feeling bad for bashing her so much so I ll say some good things She can be pretty enthusiastic and at her best she caneep me up all night just having fun Her insights about this guy Al you don t Are All Guys Assholes?: More Than 1,000 Guys in 10 Cities Reveal Why They're Not, Why They Sometimes Act Like They Are, and How Understanding Their ... Will Solve Your Guy Drama Once and For All know him and you probably wouldn t like him are really surprising and deep So she s not that shallow not really She has her moments And just like you she surenows how to make some moneyStill I don t think I will be continuing the relationship There s a new girl I ve met named Daughter of Smoke Bone She seems really cool and smart and mysterious I m looking forward to getting to What a Lass Wants know herBut in the end younow you ll always be number oneMuch love UPDATE 101714 just saw the movie it was awesome What Conquering Your Quarterlife Crisis: Advice from Twentysomethings Who Have Been There and Survived kind of ridiculous messOh manSo Inow I say this in dissenting opinion as many on my friends list are partial to this book but I could not stand it So before I go off on my tirade I must explain You may be thinking to yourself why I gave it two stars and not one if I m complaining so much Let me explain that two is pretty low on my scale Two is why did I buy this Or read this Or whatever One star is dramatic One is this should not have been written which I have given out as you may Mexican Hooker know But no I don t believe that of Divergent Roth has an interesting concept It had potential But it s the execution of the idea that was just awful to meI felt like I could feel what the author was thinking Regardless of whether or not this is true this is what I felt the author was saying to me through my copy of Divergent minorish and a few obvious spoilers to follow major spoiler hidden under cut you ve been warned Research Lol who needs to do that to write a book No Inow how to write a book okay I ve read other books so I The League for the Suppression of Celery knowYounow what was a good book The Hunger Games I liked Mockingjay as well so I think I m going to put them together and write a book just like that Yea Okay Small petite girl check Dystopia check Living in an underground compound check Lessons about bravery and self sacrifice check Small girl trains with other people who are jealous of her success check Kills people check view spoiler Boyfriend gets programmed to hate her and tries to The Thirteen-Gun Salute kill her check hide spoile. Rmine who her friends really are and where exactly a romance with a sometimes fascinating sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she's chosen But Tris also has a secret one she'sept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves or it might destroy he. .
THE SEVEN STAGES OF READING HELL "When You Realize You re Going to be the Odd Man Out Once Again With a "You Realize You re Going to be the Odd Man Out Once Again With a Hyped and Popular Book that Everyone Else Lovedas Presented byThe Coterie of Emotive Kittehs courtesy of Google ImagesDecember 13 2011Page 30Page 77Page 145Page 270Page 354Page 404Page 475Final Analysis of my Reading Experience What You didn t think I was going to show a Suspicion at Seven: A Lois Meade Mystery kitteh with anife in its eye did youRating A Very Generous 1 StarThe Moral of this ReviewI should not read any YA dystopian novelsTHE END Today I almost attacked a man in public A man who was yelling at and abusing his partner Kicking the trolley shoving her And Screaming Obscenities At Her screaming obscenities at her ditched the trolley I d been pushing and stormed toward them my mind blank of anything but ruthless furyThe next part was like out of some stupid romance novel Mr Kennedy pulled back on my arm and said No There is no way you re going over there He took off the baby sling handed it to me and sent me to go put the groceries and baby in the car while he handled itUsually that s the part of the novel where the female heroine swoons or something but I only got angrier Did he just relegate me to child minding and packing away groceries Because I have a uterus To say I was unimpressed would be an understatementNever before have I actually wanted to be a man I love being a woman and I think being a woman is a fantastic thing to be But I wanted to ick that man s ass I absolutely hated myself for being weak and puny It s not fair To not be able to fight your own battles to not be able to stand up for weaker people when you want to It s so incredibly painfully unfair Why can t I have big muscles Why couldn t Mr Kennedy wait by the car while I got to go up and play harpsichord with his lower intestinal tract Why must I swallow my pride and accept that I m just not as strong or muscular as Mr KennedyPerhaps it s that drive that made me connect so much with Tris I wonder what ind of personality types would enjoy this novel I ve seen a lot of three star reviews and I just can t fathom why when this book was a solid five stars for me Even with it s somewhat implausible storyline I loved itI loved all the characters especially Tris for being a hardass cold motherfucker when other YA protagonists would whither and melt into a gooey puddle of patheticness Maybe I connected with it because I could absolutely imagine being Dauntless Catching moving trains Abseiling Fighting Sign me up now I think I would have loved every minute of itThe writing was uite smooth and the action seuences were clear concise and well explained The pacing and the plot never really give up making the action seuences were clear concise and well explained The pacing and the plot never really give up making book difficult to put down Over all I thoroughly loved this novel I m hard pressed to come up with any fl. In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago world society is divided into five factions each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue Candor the honest Abnegation the selfless Dauntless the brave Amity the peaceful and Erudite the intelligent On an appointed day of every year all sixteen year olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives For Beatrice the decision is between staying with her family and being