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The Swallows
The Swallows
Author: Lisa Lutz
A new teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war--with deadly consequences--in a provocative novel from the bestselling author of The Passenger and the Spellman Files series. — What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? — It starts with this simple writing prompt from Alex Witt, Stonebridge Academy's new creative writing ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781984818232
ISBN-10: 1984818236
Publication Date: 9/10/2019
Pages: 368
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.

2.7 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 21
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Helpful Score: 1
OMG! This is a horrible book! I admit I only got to about the 150 page mark which is more than I would usually allow for such an awful book, storyline and writing main reason, so this is what I got from it:


Witt joins an Academy to teach Eng Lit but instead is put to teaching creative writing (that's the beginning) and she has a horrible secret (of course) well all I got from that was the fact she walked in on her father getting a blowjob from his wife assistant--sorry spoiler!
The main theme is the Darkroom that the boys belong to online--spoiler--they judge/grade girls on the blowjob they give (and here's a book about that-wow-stupid), then you have the girls that are going to get revenge (I gave up about that point--I didn't care)

It has too many POV that just got boring and more boring, I'm sorry I gave this book my time for the 150 pages I did read

So by giving you an honest opinion about students at an Academy/high school (is there such a thing in the USA?) and you want to read about blowjobs then I say more power to you but there are much better books with much better plots than this one!
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