The Marriage Plot

Disgusting, maudlin, ridiculous novel I should never have given into the myriad of “great book!”s to procure from the library. Strike 1: the title. Why do I even bother with books that I want to hide the title of? Strike 2: more egregious, the ending. Awful. Wretch-inducing. If I wanted my books tied with a dandy pink bow, I will ask for that up front. Strike 3: it was almost good at the beginning. What’s not to like about a lit nerd gorgeous girl whose love affair with a manic depressive turns bad? Name dropping authors like nobody’s business, I felt all warm and tingly. And then the grind that the entire book put you through, worthless.
Avoid at all costs.