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Pulling from Purchase as a Publicity Stunt

NOTE: This post contains a massive spoiler for M. Leighton’s Until I Break, which is a similar spoiler for Sylvia Day’s Reflected in You, and J. Kenner’s Claim Me.

This isn’t news to anyone who follows me on Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads, but I LOVE BOOK GOSSIP. Authors flipping out at readers, bloggers, reviewers? I so enjoy those posts. I never comment on them directly, but I share thoughts about them with everyone else. Usually these dramas happen overnight or while I’m offline, so I’m always late to the party, but still…

This latest drama (at the time of drafting – there could’ve been another since) is a new varity, though: pulling from publication because of some readers “misunderstanding” the characters. That in itself could make sense, but the book’s reviews on Goodreads and Amazon have been overwhelmingly positive, 4 or 5 stars. Had the book been tanking, with an average rating of 1 or 2, I can see why you’d want to pretend this novel never happened, but that’s not the case here.

Basically, the only “bad” reviews I read mentioned problems with writing, pacing, characters, and plot. But you see that in reviews for almost any book.

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