Is it just me, or is it troubling that the editor/proofreader(s) didn't find fault with these? (My snarky comments are below the snippets in red.)
|No grammatical error, per se ...|
but that's your best description of a headache? Really?!
|I believe Reeve was MORE HANDSOME, not HANDSOMER.|
|Three words ...|
Worst. Metaphor. EVER!
|Um ... I hate to tell you, but Mirriam-Webster says SPROING|
(and therefore, SPROINGED) is not a word.