Friday, July 24, 2015

Skinner by David Bernstein

2 Stars
“There had to be others involved. A sick family of Texas Chainsaw-like wannabes. Some backwoods family of cannibals.”

^^^Yeah, you would think a story about six friends going on a trip together through the mountains and having their car break down would have some of that, right?????

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This was obviously a case of me assuming the book was going to go in one direction and it going another, so take my review with a grain of salt. I just can’t help myself. When I see people saying a book reads like a “B Movie” Mitchell and I get all excited and expect quite a bit of . . .

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Especially when things like this are discussed . . .

“The old man held the bundled-up flesh suit in his arms and admired his work intensely.”

Skin suits?

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EXACTLY, Martha! It’s a good thing.

So when the story ended up heading in a different direction . . . .

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and got all “wolfy” to boot . . . .

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Whoops. How did that get there? Uhhhhhhhh, I’ll just go ahead and leave it for a minute or two . . .

*3 hours later*

Where was I? Oh yeah, Skinner simply didn’t deliver what I was hoping it would. The plot failed for me, the bad guy, the lack of gore. It just didn’t work : (

ARC provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 
Thank you, NetGalley!

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