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Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Discuss the November 2016 Book of the Month, Roan: The Tales Of Conor Archer by E. R. Barr.

Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#16 by hsimone
» 05 Nov 2016, 12:37

klbradley wrote:
hsimone wrote:Thank you for a great, insightful review! Sometimes, I get in one of those slumps where I read a few books that are 'meh' and don't feel completely immersed in. I am so glad that this book wasn't the case for you. I love fantasies and young adult reads, so this might be a read for me. Congratulations to the author for receiving a glowing review!



Thank you! It was a fantastic read!


That's great to hear! I just got a copy. :)
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#17 by Celticlady
» 05 Nov 2016, 12:54

You can always tell that a book is good when the reader becomes one with the story! Great review!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#18 by klbradley
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:04

Celticlady wrote:You can always tell that a book is good when the reader becomes one with the story! Great review!

That's exactly how I felt! Thanks!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#19 by truebookaddict
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:07

I don't read a lot of young adult novels, but the ones I've read have been pretty great. This one sounds like it could join the ranks. Thanks for the great review!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#20 by MandalynnJDG
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:12

Thanks for the review. I like it when a young adult novel stays a pg rated book. Some times it seems that even though it is in the young adult genre it turns into more than a young adult should be reading.
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#21 by anneloretrujillo
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:19

I don't think this is the book for me, but I'm glad you enjoyed it so much. I can relate to being disappointed by books lately. I've been in the same boat.
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#22 by klbradley
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:36

MandalynnJDG wrote:Thanks for the review. I like it when a young adult novel stays a pg rated book. Some times it seems that even though it is in the young adult genre it turns into more than a young adult should be reading.


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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#23 by CrescentMoon
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:45

This book sounds amazing! I love your enthusiasm for this book. Great review!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#24 by klbradley
» 05 Nov 2016, 13:46

CrescentMoon wrote:This book sounds amazing! I love your enthusiasm for this book. Great review!

Thank you so much!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#25 by kio
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:19

I love YA fantasy and books with magic, I can't wait to read this one :)
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#26 by gali
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:20

Sounds interesting! It is good that the character development makes it relatable to the reader and that the pace is steady. Good job on the review!
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#27 by Vermont Reviews
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:32

Excellent review. This was an excellent pick for today's book of the day.
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#28 by romantics
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:48

I love your descriptive review! Definitely reading this soon.
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#29 by ceruleanblue87
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:56

Character development is sometimes lacking in YA novels so I'm glad to read that this one seems to avoid this pitfall - maybe I'll give it a try soon :)
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Re: Official Review: Rise by Luis Almonte

Post Number:#30 by Esies98
» 05 Nov 2016, 14:58

A fascinating story, Thank You for your great review
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