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Old 12-11-2008, 07:14 AM
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Am I the only one here who feels that JP's books are a bit... shallow?
True they are easy to read, and entertaining, and usually funny - I enjoyed the Max Ride books, but otherwise I'm not so sure if his books are anything but fluff.
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Old 12-11-2008, 06:09 PM
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Hmm...the only James Patterson book that I've EVER read is the first in the Maximum Ride series, and I stopped halfway through because I got bored. I don't remember if I thought it was shallow, but I did think that it was a tad unrealistic, and I didn't like how he switched from first person POV to third person POV.

Isn't his work supposed to be really good? Isn't he a bestselling author or something? Very interesting...
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Old 12-11-2008, 07:12 PM
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Max Ride books are awesome- but I heard from my mom that he bases his books on what will sell- like the perfect marketing plan- not what he really wants to write.

So, kind of shallow to me. Even though i loved max.
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Old 12-12-2008, 08:58 AM
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Yeah... Claudia, I loved Max, too. Though I've read he has, like, this whole writing team with his books, practically churning them out. I don't think there's anything personal in his stuff, nothing directly JP. They're just easy o read is my opinion.
Oh yeah, I read The Final Warning yesterday at the book store and finished it in a coupla hours my sister was like, WHAT?
LOL. We got Breaking DAwn, too, but same sis is reading it first; she's more of a TW fan than I am.
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Old 12-12-2008, 05:36 PM
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yeah- kind of like warriors- a whole team of writers, something the publishing company devised. And I read the final warning too- HATED IT. It wasn't max anymore- just playing out the love story. I liked it better when they were on their own, no parents. In my opinion, the story was over.
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Old 12-15-2008, 02:00 PM
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LOL, yeah. What a joke... And the Uber-Director was, like, completely RAN-DOOOOM. What happened to Jeb's company? The whole thing was a ridiculous farce, I think...
Oh yeah. I read Patterson had something on his website - like, five million clicks and he'd write the sequal. Some author, seriously...
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