Author: Cassie Mae

Average Rating: 3.5


Review: The Real Thing by Cassie Mae

Posted 17 August, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: The Real Thing by Cassie Mae

The Real Thing was interesting but pretty predictable. Once we were in on Eric’s background it as easy for me to predict what was going to happen. This kind of took away from the plot because I was expecting everything that happened about half way into the novel. So when these things happened, I felt no thrill or excitement. There wasn’t really much going on, plot-wise, other than finding out about Eric’s past and seeing how he deals with it and his relationship with his best friend, Em. Eric’s story was, perhaps, the most exciting thing that was going on with the plot for the duration of the novel. Despite the slightly dull and predictable plot, it was still an engaging read. I actually didn’t like Em much. She was addicted to social media and networking and it made me feel distanced from her character, much like Eric felt in the actual novel. With her being constantly “plugged in” it was difficult for me to find something in her character to relate to. She was always assuring Eric that she would fix her problem, but it came off to me like she wasn’t really trying. At least, not nearly as much as Eric was trying to overcome his problems for her. Because of this I thought of her character as a bit careless in addition to disconnected. Eric was perhaps […]