[Whitney Gaskell] Testing Kate [natural history Book] eBook
D the Kate you could sympathize withThis is not your typical chick lit ther than the seeming reuirement Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time of sex and f words in modern lit The writing was fairly good and I enjoyed the story The yeah right plot twistf many novels were avoided even if Hoffman s second blunder was a risk no intelligent law professor would make The end doesn t seem an Thoroughly Disarmed obvious course and you let Kate discover the path she thinks is right for her through all her mistakes A good uick read better than much light readingut there meh not entirely sure what the main plot line was even supposed to be in this ne tired f the cheating trope sexism is boring why are all these grown ass people in their late 20s behaving like 16 year After the Ashes olds the romance was incredibly poorly written there was maybene character i cared for and that s a wrap The Angry Planet on my thoughts boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooring I was bored at the end This book has to bene Melody's Key of the worst fiction novels I have ever read It s just so predictable and does thene thing that I hate in a book and that is OVER DESCRIBING I don t really need to know about every bject in the "room r exactly where she is going I just want to know what happensOver describing "or exactly where she is going I just want to know what happensOver describing as it seems makes it hard to imagine the environment accurately Not bad I did enjoy this A Chance Acquaintance one it just drug thingsut a bit for me I have never been to law school so I don t know if the experiences depicted are true to life Socratic Method r not but the ne law school professor is the stuff f nightmares Kate was an kay character I just didn t love her I think my big issue though is the end when Kate goes The Wallflower's Revenge off to her happily ever after it felt reallyut f the blue to me Seemed as if Gaskell was using a bit f her wn life nothing wrong with that as inspiration for this fictional character Kate is going to law school in New Orleans at Tulane Law School Orphaned when she was in college Kate decides to
pack it upit up head to law school after breaking things ff with her long term boyfriend Kate uickly joins a uirky group that all are in law school The people in the group are Nick potential love interest Jen Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World only married woman in the group Addison a tool sorry he is Lexi who Kate feels diminished next to since Lexi is attractive but then Kate is happy to notice she has thin lips and Dana a 19 yearld law student I honestly didn t like any f the group that is depicted Nick sleeps with anything with a pulse and I was just grossed ut by him Jen has an affair Addison is a tool as already mentioned Lexi and Dana are barely in this except to throw some drama in the book Most. To shake things up She uits her job breaks up with her long term boyfriend and U Hauls it across the country for her first year at Tulane Law School Too bad nothing in the Big Easy is uite so easyBefore she knows it Kate finds her life turned upside down by a notoriously sadistic professor a larger than life new boss–and tw. Another god awful chick lit book This book came my way as part f the detritus f a swap meet and I can see why the Introductory Algebra: Models Concepts Skills originalwner passed it Marriage After God: Chasing Boldly After God’s Purpose for Your Life Together on I too will be shuffling itut the door though not to anyone I know r likeGaskell has nly the most rudimentary Blue Blood of writing skills her book is a prime examplef why I usually cringe when I see the first person POV Even when I was skimming the story seemed to plod along very slowly The dialogue is generally unconvincing as speech and the author freuently has characters reciting their background information to each The Gollywhopper Games: Friend or Foe other insteadf finding subtler ways Parafilias (Spanish Edition) of introducing themThe final death blow is the subject matter main character Kate is a 1L at Tulane Anyone who has been to law school will find the depictionf the law school experience about as accurate as in Legally Blonde The basic message here is you shouldn t be afraid to follow your dreams and your heart to admit when you re It's Like This on the wrong path and have the courage to change Only really it s encouragingur adrenaline powered generation to drop what has lost the power to excite and move The Mirage onto something else What s wrong with steadily content and comfortable I m all for gettingut f a rut but there is a line between making life better and just making it different I liked Graham and for all Kate s annoyance at his uirks it was just the natural pitfalls f any relationship Rituels secrets des Templiers overtime You don t throw away the nice steady guy for the uncatchablene His pursuit may be exciting but his uirks will bother you too and soon enough he ll be n to the next chase At least Graham whimmed through hobbies not women What is it with girls that nice guys bother them and the jerks they can t live without How could you consider a guy who aims to hurtI m not saying which if any f the guys she ended up with Because you don t know until she knows The book doesn t follow a predictable romantic pattern I m just saying she never should have considered upgrading her love life I didn t mind her change in career I just didn t buy into the romantic fizzle f her relationshipBut for all her flaws I liked Kate even found her lovable in her uncertainty And she wasn t by far the most flawed character Jen was annoyingly meddlesome and flimsy I didn t like her nor did I feel bad for her self created problems Lexi was self centered but insecure and Now "That Think Of "I think f most Beethoven for a Later Age: The Journey of a String Quartet of the characters were shallow and didn t deeply care for eachther Maybe I just didn t relate to these chain smoking gossipy competitive immoral never remorseful Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face only self pitying characters But they are the backdrop an. None is better than Kate Bennett at playing by the rules–because no ne has uite her knack for running into bad luck Orphaned while in college Kate handled her loss by graduating with honors and acuiring a secure job and a dependable boyfriend But now with her thirtieth birthday around the corner Kate decides it’s time. .
Of the book though is Kate wondering what to do when her law prof seems ut to get her and whether she should get back with her ex r move n to someone else At
least she hasshe has self awareness about how she is always dating and not secure enough to just be alone The reason why I did like this book and ended up giving it three stars was that even though this was chick lit it was fairly messy And even though I didn t care for most f the characters due to their actions in the book Gaskell does a good job f moving the story along The writing is Porter Earns a Quarter (Four Basic Skills Series, Volume 2) okay I was baffled by mostf the law trivia and Mayan, Incan, and Aztec Civilizations, Grades 5-8 other things mentioned I should have just messaged Moonlight Reader about any uestions I had while reading The settingf the book is New Orleans but I really wanted depictions Tablettes Albertini Actes privés de l'époque vandale of the city This was written before Katrinaccurred so I wanted to know about New Orleans besides Mardi Gras beads were thrown Kate was ver it and wanted to read about the French uarter jazz etc I guess you can t expect to read about a lot f that since Kate is in law school and working But "I was still disappointed The ending was kay I didn t feel a thing about "was still disappointed The ending was kay I didn t feel a thing about f Kate s
love interests though so that s probably why Testing KateMore like Testing UmmiThis book gave me headaches ainterests though so that s probably why Testing KateMore like Testing UmmiThis book gave me headaches a night book it isn t bad it doesn t resort to the traditional chick lit tropes nor does it shy away from perceived failures for the characters it is about growth and it doesn t have a story book ending which i appreciated i didn t really care for the whole deal with Professor Satan nor did i care so much about kate s love life as much as i liked reading her reactions to the people around her she very much seems to be a character that really doesn t have a lot f agency in fact deciding to go to law school simply because she thought it would give her some stability is so emblematic Piazza, Student Edition: Introductory Italian of her and i appreciate that because i thinkften than not we allow Unbroken Circle: How to Take Your Family Through the End Time ourselves to get caught up in thingsr convince urselves this is the right path and we refuse to deviate the characters are all basically charicatures f themselves but you let it slide for little moments like dana coming back with a braided head and the mention f jen s freckleswhat gaskell lacks in plot and character development she makes up for in the fact that she allows her heroine to be real very very real and gives her the ability to grow that she deserves without making it seem fanciful and this would never happen in real life also i finally know why making law review is so important though i still fail to understand what it does Fairly functional romance. O interested men who are sure that she’s The One But can either f the men in her life really know Kate when she’s just getting to know herself In a year f self discovery the most important lesson Kate may learn is that to change your luck sometimes you have to change your mind–including what you thought was your dream.