Official Review: Strong Heart by Charlie Sheldon

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Re: Official Review: Strong Heart by Charlie Sheldon

Post by kfwilson6 » 09 Mar 2018, 14:01

Your review is well written and gave enough details without giving too much away. I'm curious about where Sarah was for 8 days and what happened during that time. Also wondering what happened that made you feel like it was months rather than days that she was gone (sometimes I find that authors have a weird sense of time---as if the things that happen during the time period they describe aren't realistically matching the time frame). This sounds mildly interesting. It's probably something I'd pick up if I didn't really know what else to read but not something I'm jumping for joy to get to.

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Post by Whitney Marchelle » 09 Mar 2018, 14:18

This was a very interesting read, there aren't many books regarding native american culture and I really enjoyed getting a taste of this. great review!!

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Post by lavellan » 09 Mar 2018, 14:20

Thanks for your review! The audiobook format sounds interesting, but I think would prefer reading it myself.

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Post by Tars » 09 Mar 2018, 14:21

I do love read Sheldon's books. Although, so far, it was Sydney Sheldon, but thanks to that review, I think from now on it could be Charlie Sheldon as well.

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Post by starshipsaga » 09 Mar 2018, 14:46

A good narrator can make or break an audiobook, so I understand your misgivings about flat voice acting. That can really pull you out of the immersion. For a book like this, with such gorgeous descriptions of the national park, I can imagine the monotone might be distracting and off-putting.

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Post by obiora111 » 09 Mar 2018, 15:10

It sounds to be an amazing book. I like adventurous book, filled with mysteries. This kind of book makes me to read it more and more keeping me in suspense. It's a must read for me. Thanks for the clear review of the book.

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Post by britt13 » 09 Mar 2018, 15:13

The imagery and mystery are what draws me to this story. I love nature and it sounds like that is a big part of this story. I can't wait to escape the hustle and bustle NYC into this great book!

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Post by JodyVamp » 09 Mar 2018, 15:21

I'm not generally a fan of multiple view points as they can get convoluted quickly, but I'm curious what the unbelievable story behind Sarah's disapearance was, so I'll have to look into this!

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Post by Donicka » 09 Mar 2018, 15:25

Nice, thought out review! I am part Native American myself, so my interest was a little piqued after reading your review. Though I don't prefer audiobooks because I feel like each reader experiences the words on the page quite differently than having had someone else read it to them--the cadence and rhythm of the language, shifting tones and emphasis, etc.
This one is a maybe for me. Still very good review!

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Post by VictoriaMcMillen » 09 Mar 2018, 15:29

I have also read the book and found it equally interesting; an enjoyable read. I appreciated reading your review. It was very well written, you encompassed the piece of literature quite well and in an organized fashion. Thank You.
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Post by vinodsai » 09 Mar 2018, 15:32

Amazing Review. An interesting novel filled with adventure, mysteries, and drama. A fantastic novel with Native American legends concept. Love to read more. Thank you.

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Post by Paul78 » 09 Mar 2018, 15:34

Well, this story is interesting. I have loved the sample. It seems that Sarah will put the whole camping crew into serious trouble. I wonder what bizarre narrative she would give that the grandfather would give in to.

Well, Strong Heart, by Charlie Sheldon is a great book. Thanks for the great review.
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Post by EricaWilson » 09 Mar 2018, 15:36

I loved this book! I agree that it is the perfect mix of science and mystery. I got to learn a lot about Native American culture. However, I was also confused my Sarah's story. Her journey was certainly longer than the eight days she was missing, which threw me off.

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Post by melissy370 » 09 Mar 2018, 15:39

Love archeology and Native American lore. This one is going on my to be read list.

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Post by Juanita700 » 09 Mar 2018, 15:45

Books about nature, adventure , and native American culture seem really interesting. I read the sample and I could not stop. It seems like an amazing story that will take you on a journey.

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