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Towering FeaturedHot
Young Adult Fiction 8827
Not a fan of Insta-love
(Updated: July 10, 2013)
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0

I like reading fairytale re-tellings. It's very interesting to find out how an author can take a new spin on an old tale, how some ideas can allude to the legends. In Towering, Rachel is the main protagonist (Rapunzel) while Wyatt is the prince who (is supposed to) saves her. Of course, it doesn't work out that way and this tale is happening in the present times.

The book began well - new guy, mysterious town, hearing voices, creepy old lady. By the half of the book, I was falling in love with the story. It had merit, but in the second half things started to go downhill. The romance between Wyatt and Rachel was rushed. I agree, they were destined for each other but really?
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