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The Trajectory of Dreams - Nicole Wolverton Nicole Wolverton's The Trajectory of Dreams has a ton to offer from the start: the concept is brilliant, the cover art is stunning and there are promises of twisty goodness. I picked it up hoping to get trapped in Lela's mind and have a difficult time getting out. Unfortunately, rather than riding along with the narrator, I felt myself picking her apart and ended up dissatisfied with the end. While I think Wolverton's plot and writing is quite sound, I so wish the synopsis on GoodReads (and possibly the book's blurb?) hadn't mentioned Lela's mental disorder. Without the mention, I would have been able to create more possible scenarios as I was reading and may have been more surprised by the ending of the novel.

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