Overall rating and opinion of 30th Century: Escape by Mark

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Re: Overall rating and opinion of 30th Century: Escape by Mark

Post by inaramid » 29 Nov 2017, 04:42

I don't mind explicit scenes if they're there for plot- or character-development reasons. I couldn't see any purpose for at least a quarter of the adult scenes in there, and I find it weird that they're written in a matter-of-fact, procedural manner, almost like a how-to manual for sex (e.g., insert this thing here and then lick this thing here). This gets a 1 out of 4 stars for me.

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Post by BoyLazy » 29 Nov 2017, 05:07

inaramid wrote:
29 Nov 2017, 04:42
I don't mind explicit scenes if they're there for plot- or character-development reasons. I couldn't see any purpose for at least a quarter of the adult scenes in there, and I find it weird that they're written in a matter-of-fact, procedural manner, almost like a how-to manual for sex (e.g., insert this thing here and then lick this thing here). This gets a 1 out of 4 stars for me.
ha ha.. manual thing that you mentined was a funny way of looking at it. Well said :)
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Post by Christina Rose » 29 Nov 2017, 10:33

TWalt wrote:
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Yes i do agree with you lazyboy however all the explicit scenes were unnecessary but otherwise I like the main idea. Also way to many aloha's
I agree. The main idea behind the book was interesting. There were just too many unnecessary explicit scenes.

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Post by Rosemary Wright » 29 Nov 2017, 16:06

I rated this book 3 out of 4 stars. A sci-fi / erotica fiction. It's an interesting novel except for the explicit sex scenes.

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Post by Christina Rose » 30 Nov 2017, 00:38

Rosemary Wright wrote:
29 Nov 2017, 16:06
I rated this book 3 out of 4 stars. A sci-fi / erotica fiction. It's an interesting novel except for the explicit sex scenes.
I thought the premise was interesting, too, and agree there were too many sex scenes.

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Post by Zelinda » 30 Nov 2017, 01:30

I'm half way through this book and I mostly like it, but I find myself wandering a bit. I love the concept and am excited to see how the main problem gets resolved, but unless it picks up I won't be able to give it a 4. I will come back when done and give my overall rating.
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Post by BoyLazy » 30 Nov 2017, 02:58

Zelinda wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 01:30
I'm half way through this book and I mostly like it, but I find myself wandering a bit. I love the concept and am excited to see how the main problem gets resolved, but unless it picks up I won't be able to give it a 4. I will come back when done and give my overall rating.
Everyone liked the first half i thnk. GOod luck with the next half :P
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Post by Medha Jha » 30 Nov 2017, 03:13

I liked the sci-fi part of the book, but hated the second part.

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Post by BoyLazy » 30 Nov 2017, 03:15

Medha Jha wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 03:13
I liked the sci-fi part of the book, but hated the second part.
this is a common opinions shared by many users.. Hope it betters in the next book.
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Post by Matt D Prinne » 30 Nov 2017, 07:34

I overall loved the book and I rated the book 4 out of 4 stars. I loved how the advanced science technology homology is explained in the book.

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Post by Matt D Prinne » 30 Nov 2017, 07:35

I overall loved the book and I rated the book 4 out of 4 stars. I loved how the advanced science technology homology is explained in the book.

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Post by BoyLazy » 30 Nov 2017, 08:02

Matt D Prinne wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 07:35
I overall loved the book and I rated the book 4 out of 4 stars. I loved how the advanced science technology homology is explained in the book.
4/4 is amazing.. hard to find such good ratings, it should have really impressed you.
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Post by babathoust » 30 Nov 2017, 12:25

i think the author tried to be as modest as they could on the sexual scenes despite what others think. Some people like myself need to be brought back to reality when reading sci-fy books, especially such as this one, and I think this scenes did it for this book.

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Post by Christina Rose » 30 Nov 2017, 13:07

Zelinda wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 01:30
I'm half way through this book and I mostly like it, but I find myself wandering a bit. I love the concept and am excited to see how the main problem gets resolved, but unless it picks up I won't be able to give it a 4. I will come back when done and give my overall rating.
The concept is good, I agree. I look forward to finding out if you enjoyed the rest of the book. The second half seemed less desirable for most readers, but I hope you enjoy the book overall.

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Post by Christina Rose » 30 Nov 2017, 13:08

Medha Jha wrote:
30 Nov 2017, 03:13
I liked the sci-fi part of the book, but hated the second part.
I would have enjoyed more of the science fiction, and am hoping the next book incorporates more of it.

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