Thursday, June 6, 2013

Experiment In Terror Reading Challenge: The Dex Files (EIT 5.7)

Welcome to week 5 of the EIT Reading Challenge!!

If you have no idea what I am talking about you can check it out here.

If you are here to discuss The Dex Files , welcome!!!!

Goodreads Blurb: 

The truth is out there... The Dex-Files is a compilation novel that accompanies the Experiment in Terror Series and is not to be-read as a stand-alone. In the Dex-Files we find a variety of scenes and chapters from the enigmatic Dex Foray's POV from books #1-6 in the series. Some of these scenes have been previously published, albeit from Perry's POV, while other scenes are completely new. In addition to it not being a stand-alone, the novel also contains some major spoilers and should be read only by those who have read all the published books in the series.

Finally, we get to look into Dex's head and the crazy things going on. The above is a short playlist with a few songs for your listening pleasure.

The first song in this playlist play perfectly when they are trapped in the asylum and Dex asks Perry that one questions that ends up as well as the crucial moment at the end of The Lying Season. Getting into Dex's head gives a view into how he really feels about Perry, Jenn (ick) and all the other inappropriate things he loves to say! :)

Below is a few lyrics from the above playlist that shows the Dex/Perry Dyanmic.

All I Want by Kodaline

All I want is nothing more, 
 To hear you knocking at my door, 
Cause if i could see your face once more, 
I could die as a happy man I'm sure. 

Our Hearts are Wrong by Jessica Lea Mayfield

my self-esteem is heating up the room 

 you're intimidating as all hell 
 but I ain't scared of you 

 I know how you work
 I am just like you 
 no matter what you say 
 our hearts are wrong our hearts are wrong 

 love has brought me down
 like love's been known to do 
 I try to deny with all my heart
 that I'm in love with you

Love Love Love by Of Monsters and Men 

So I think it's best we both forget before we dwell on it

 The way you held me so tight all through the night
 It was near morning

No Rest by Dry the River

But then you came, a single cell 

With astrolabe and carousel 
And algebra and symmetry 
And none of this was lost on me 
And I could see how still I'd been before 

I loved you in the bed 
 loved you in the best way possible 
I loved you in the bed
My favorite quotes
 from the book:

"She was a curious little thing, but something about her made me nervous. Wary. Like she could be even more dubious that I was. Like she a million secrets to tell and I would never hear any of them. Whoever she was."

"I'd never stop saving her."

“I was head over heels in love with her. No, that didn’t describe it. I was tear my fucking heart out and throw it at her, beg her to take it into hers. I was falling from the greatest heights with no safety net below. I was giving everything of my own life for hers, giving up every inch of my soul so she could wear it proudly. I was a former king on my knees in front of the queen. A jester begging for a chance. I was powerless, helpless and at her mercy.” 

"She was mine. For the sake of appearances, she was my wife, but she was mine anyway. She didn’t know it yet, but I did. It was wrong and it made no sense, but she belonged with me. No one else, not anyone else.” 

This book we get to see the inside of the infamous Dex Foray. We get to see things from his POV and even some bonuses scenes from the past.

What did you think of this novella??

Thanks My Book Muse for putting on this awesome reading challenge!

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  1. Love the playlist! Seven Devils is one of my favorites and extremely chilling

  2. Thanks! Yes I figured it was a pretty fitting song :)

  3. Hi Caitlin!!! I haven't heard of any of these songs, but I'm going to check them out! Thanks for the great post for the challenge! <3 <3


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