Official Review: In All Things by Marta Curti

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Re: Official Review: In All Things by Marta Curti

Post by ilovebooks2 » 10 Sep 2016, 18:00

Wow, this sounds amazing. I'm off to get my copy now. Thanks for the review.

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Post by cheryltkn » 10 Sep 2016, 18:24

I don't know how I feel about there not being a description of what Penny looks like. I don't think it is always necessary and can allow the reader to come up with the look on their own. I completely agree about the writing style. I kept thinking prose.
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Post by pharmnut3848 » 10 Sep 2016, 19:10

Awesome review. It isn't for me but I do enjoy fantasy genres. This sounds like a book that would make me crazy not to know what Penny looks like.

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Post by Gravy » 10 Sep 2016, 19:20

bluemel4 wrote:Penny’s identity seems to be a mystery even to the reader. Her facial features, hair color, eyes, and race are all missing, which made it difficult to picture what she looked like.
After sampling the book, I find this aspect to be ingenious. It allows the reader, any reader, to identify with her without barriers.

Very nice review, thank you :)
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Post by truebookaddict » 10 Sep 2016, 21:19

I kind of like the idea that the character's appearance is not described. Sometimes I think authors go overboard with their character descriptions. I'm impressed that you read the book twice. You must have really liked it. Thanks for the great review!
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Post by Pinkrose353 » 10 Sep 2016, 21:42

Wow, bluemel4, you did a fantastic job writing this review! I sampled the first chapter of the book and then read your review. It almost seemed to me like you had the same style of writing as Marta Curti. Congratulations to the author for a riveting book, I look forward to reading it.
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Post by itsmirissa » 10 Sep 2016, 23:44

I really loved it

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Post by holymarshland » 11 Sep 2016, 00:03

You make this book sound so enticing! I love books that have an artistic writing style and the ticking clock element sounds like a perfect way to keep readers on the edge of their seats! I will definitely get around to reading this.

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Post by AT+rmarathon[16] » 11 Sep 2016, 00:58

exceptional review...I am amazed at the observations made by the reviewer.this review would encourage anyone read the book,its written that well...the book focuses on the transformative and healing power of love

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Post by versatileer » 11 Sep 2016, 02:09

In All Things by Marta Curti looks very interesting in that it has a very poetic flow to the writing, and about a wonan's son who is growing up in the world. I give thumbs up on this review as I enjoyed that it did not give too much of the plot away.

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Post by Alexandra2016 » 11 Sep 2016, 02:20

Well if you read it twice, I should read it too. Thanks for the review and for the passion you have shown.

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Post by hsimone » 14 Sep 2016, 05:40

I just finished reading this, and your review is spot on! Such a beautiful book, and I am happy that I was able to give it a read. :)
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