Saturday, 9 July 2016

Review - Change Places with Me by Lois Metzger

Title: Change Places with Me
Author: Lois Metzger
Pages: 224
Release date: 14th July 2016
Publisher: Blazer + Bray

Blurb from Goodreads:

Rose has changed. She still lives in the same neighborhood with her stepmother and goes to the same high school with the same group of kids, but when she woke up today, something was just a little different than it was before. The dogs who live upstairs are no longer a terror. Her hair and her clothes all feel brand-new. She wants to throw a party—this from a girl who hardly ever spoke to her classmates before. There is no more sadness in her life; she is bursting with happiness.

But something still feels wrong to Rose. Because, until very recently, Rose was an entirely different person—a person who is still there inside her, just beneath the thinnest layer of skin.

My Review:
*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to Harper Collins and Edelweiss*

Rose wakes up one morning a completely different person - once shy and scared of her neighbour's dogs, she now can't stop talking, wants to have a party and loves animals.
Why has she suddenly got a new personality?

Change Places with Me is set in the future which, unfortunately, was the only thing I found interesting about this book.
For me, Rose was really annoying but that was mainly because she asked too many questions and said silly things. I might have liked her former self who was quieter.
I couldn't get into the writing style and found it quite awkward and clunky in places.
The plot was okay but I thought it was pretty easy to work out what had happened to Rose.

Overall this was an okay but disappointing read.