Lyrical allegory, ok plot

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July wakes up to find her town completely empty. Void of people and animals. She once had a life with friends and and love, now she is totally and completely alone. How will July cope with the loneliness? What will she do when she finds a mysterious message telling her to ‘get them back’? This book has such a deep and meaningful concept that is lyrical and beautifully written. The chapters are written from alternating time frames which makes it more jarring to see a town go from lifelike to vacant. That added great suspense to the story. The length of the chapters is also very short, which was frustrating and confusing at times, but ultimately made everything more thrilling and suspenseful. Overall the storyline is very cleverly written and delivered, but the end fell a little short for me. The book just wasn’t what I thought it would be. Although it has a great message, I was hoping it would be something more fantastical or surprising. I liked the storyline and the allegory, but the end was a bit of a letdown. The writing is also very well done but very different so it depends on your tastes I suppose for how well this book will be received. I voluntarily reviewed this after receiving a free copy.