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This post contains affiliate links you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.Sleeper by MacKenzie Cadenhead
Published by Sourcebooks Fire on August 1, 2017
Genres: Science Fiction
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(Last Updated On: January 16, 2022)
As if surviving high school wasn’t hard enough, Sarah Reyes suffers from REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, a parasomnia that causes her to physically act out her dreams. When she almost snaps her friend’s neck at a sleepover, Sarah and her nocturnal habits are thrust into the spotlight and she becomes a social pariah, complete with public humiliation.
When an experimental drug comes onto the market that promises nighttime normalcy, Sarah agrees to participate in the trial. At first, she seems to be cured. Then the side effects kick in. Why does a guy from her nightmare show up at school? Are the eerily similar dreams she’s sharing with her classmates’ coincidence or of her making? Is she losing her mind or does this drug offer way more than sleep?
what i liked
- The premise of this book completely caught my eye. I didn’t think that the cover was very eye-catching, but as soon as I read the premise I knew that it was something I had to read.
- The book was a thriller! I’ve been trying to read more thrillers because for some reason I’m a sucker for them in the summertime.
what i disliked
- The pacing was really slow. It took me quite a while to even get into the novel; I really had to push through.
- There seemed to be a lot going on throughout the whole book, like there was more than one plot at times. I never really knew what part to pay attention to.