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Book Review: The Immortalists

The ImmortalistsThe Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

When a group of siblings finds out the day they’re each going to die, it has an interesting effect on how they each live their life. Will they live it to the fullest? Or will they become overly cautious and not live at all? The book discusses these ideas as we follow each sibling up until their death, and then switch character perspectives to follow the next in line to die.

When I first picked up the book, I was interested in the premise, but not sure if I would enjoy it all that much. While I did enjoy it a great deal, it wasn’t the wow that I was expecting based on some of the reviews I’d seen prior to picking it up.

One review, in particular, however, pointed out that the most exciting stories were the first two, the stories of the ones who died first, and I must say I agree with it.

Fair warning: beyond this point are some very vague spoilers. 

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