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Official Review: Asteroid Apophis Lord of Chaos

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Asteroid Apophis Lord of Chaos" by John S. Pritchett.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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How would you react if you discovered a dangerous asteroid was headed towards the Earth? Asteroid Apophis Lord of Chaos is a fiction novel written by John S. Pritchett. The story started at the control office of the “Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (pan-STARRS)” in Hawaii. Juan Carlos, a recent graduate of the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii, made a crucial discovery in this control office. He discovered that the asteroid, Apophis, was not adhering to its projected trajectory. Confirmed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), this asteroid would pass close to the Earth in forty-three months on the 29th of April, 2029.

This discovery was communicated to President Michael Johnson, the United States president, by James Franklin, his chief of staff. As the plot progressed, it was discovered with greater certainty that this asteroid would hit the Earth, and the precise section of impact was narrowed down to the New York Metropolitan Area, Central Park. How did the President and his Cabinet respond to this challenge? What was the response from the International community? Were they able to successfully prevent this asteroid from hitting the Earth? Find out by reading this enthralling fiction novel.

This book has a lot of positive aspects. Firstly, the plot is exciting and unique. The book captures the reader's attention right from the first page. The plot advanced quickly from one event to the other until it reached its climax towards the end of the story. The tension the story builds up in the reader's mind ensures that his attention is not lost at any point while reading the story. Also, the book is informative and educative. It invites the reader into the world of astrophysics, astronomy, and many other vital concepts and terms related to such disciplines. Readers will enjoy broadening their horizons on such topics.

However, the book also has one negative aspect. Most of the terms and concepts appeared too technical and might be challenging to grasp for some readers. However, in fairness to the author, footnotes were made at the end of each chapter, explaining and simplifying most terms.

I discovered some grammatical errors in this book. However, they were not significant and did not hinder me from enjoying the book. Hence, the book was professionally edited. I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars since it was exciting, educative, and informative. I recommend this book to science lovers all around the world. I also recommend it to all who are passionate about asteroids, astronomy, and astrophysics.

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An asteroid is about to hit earth in 43 months. That's really a phenomena we can only imagine and it makes a good story to read about. I wonder what the president do to stop the asteroid. Thank you for the great review!
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I can feel the tension already as the characters watch and wait for the asteroid to hit. Great review!
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Your review is very compelling! It seems like an exciting read, but I could see how it could be a little overwhelming also. Great insightful and well-written review!
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The reviewer brought out the good elements of the book. I admired that. Great job.
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I’m glad the author added footnotes because I would be completely lost if he started throwing around terms related to astrophysics. This book sounds really interesting. Thanks for the review!
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I like how the author includes footnotes to explain things. That would help a lot when reading and coming across terms that you arent too familiar with. Thanks for the review!
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This seems like a great book and I'm glad the plot is equally as exciting. Great review, a pleasure to read.
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I'm familiar with the issue of asteroid danger. In fact, I followed the campaign that led to establish Asteroid Day on June 30, the anniversary of the Tunguska Event, the biggest strike recorded in history that, in 1908, devastated a huge area of Siberia. Thank you for your great review!
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I love catastrophic stories, so this is certainly something I would enjoy, in spite of the technical terms.
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It sounds like this book would be a fascinating introduction to the world of astronomy and astrophysics. I look forward to reading it. Great review!
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I'm normally not a fan of catastrophe stories, but this one sounds really good, I might give it a go. Thanks for the insightful review.
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I like suspenseful stories, and this sounds like one that I would enjoy. The idea of an asteroid hitting Earth is, unfortunately, a possibility. Thanks for your informative and interesting review!
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