I got this in a GR First Reads drawing, and what sounded good turned into a terribly tedious read for me. I found myself scanning large parts of the book just to get through it. It was just too TOO for me. Very slow paced. I guess I can see why many of the people who read it liked it, but it was just totally not my kind of book. I hate giving a bad rating to a book that was given to me, so I'll just say that while it was definitely not my cuppa....it might be yours.