Friday, November 2, 2012

Scarlet Read-Along: First Impressions

Welcome to the Scarlet Read-Along!

Marie at Ramblings of a Daydreamer and I are proud to present this read-along event to you.

Today we are going to discuss our first impressions of Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen. Our first assignment in the read-along was to read the first chapter. Please link up your post in the comments below so I can read and discuss the book with you too!


First Impressions...

I read some reviews over the months prior to purchasing this book. In several of them, they spoke of the voice being realistic to the time period and the story. I agree with them there! It really draws you into the world. Not only that, but I'm already feeling the pull into the lives of these characters. And it's just the first chapter! Our protagonist, Scarlet, feels like the rebellious, stubborn side of me and I like that. A lot.

I won't go on forever about this though, I think I've made my point. ;)


Next Week...

November 1st - 2nd: Chapter 1
November 3rd - 9th: Chapters 2-5
November 10th - 16th: Chapters 6-9
November 17th - 23rd: Chapters 10-13
November 24th - 30th: Chapters 14-16

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Want more details about the read-along? Check out this post for all the details. ^_^


  1. I'm glad you're enjoying it too! I had read a few reviews that mentioned that too, and a few people said it was too hard to understand, but I'm not having trouble, I actually like it because it's completely different from anything else. I can tell I'm going to love Scarlet...I love how she started to eat then slipped out under the table...that made me laugh.

    1. OMG yes, the table thing, that was epic hilarious. :D I like that it has a different feel to it too! I'm so glad we chose this book. ;)

  2. The first chapter was a great read. I really like Scarlet's voice. Being from the UK makes it easier for me to understand, though! But it's nicely authentic.

    1. I like her voice too. I'm actually getting the hang of it. :)

  3. Oh and her's my post:


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