February Book of the Month -- Official Review by MarisaRose

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Re: Official Review: The Diary Of An Immortal (1945-1959)

Post by mindyg123 » 03 Jan 2017, 12:52

Awesome review!! Congrats on getting BOTD! I love this genre and will be definitely reading this. WWII, immortality and Sci-Fi what's not to love. This is they type of story that grabs you and keeps you hooked to the end. Looking forward to reading this.

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Post by Janetleighgreen » 03 Jan 2017, 13:05

This book looks interesting; I downloaded this today. Thank you for the insightful review.

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Post by Vermont Reviews » 03 Jan 2017, 13:08

Excellent job on the review with capturing the finer details of the story. This was a great choice for today's book of the day.
I enjoyed the preview as well.
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Post by bluemel4 » 03 Jan 2017, 13:20

Fantastic review! I am definitely going to grab a copy of this book. It sounds thought provoking and I like that different religions are being discussed.
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Post by Jories4 » 03 Jan 2017, 13:24

Thank you for your honest and thorough review! I found it great when you can learn from history and at the same time enjoy a fantasy story, wich are by me always the best stories.
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Post by Sarah_Khan » 03 Jan 2017, 13:41

Very well-written review! Just after reading the blurb of this book I was hooked and like you said, it is well-written. I'm glad you enjoyed it and I look forward to reading it myself. :)

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Post by chrisann2780 » 03 Jan 2017, 14:45

Thought the sample was very interesting. Although the graphic descriptions about the end of WWII was horrifying and realistic, this time period and setting have always interested me. Adding the immortal aspect gave this book an clever twist. The review was excellent. Congrats to the author on having the BOTD!

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Post by AA1495 » 03 Jan 2017, 14:49

Sounds like a good plot with strong characters. I'm glad you enjoyed reading the book. Thank you for the honest & well written review!

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Post by Lady Countryrose » 03 Jan 2017, 14:58

The book was very well written. Made me believe that the author had some experience as as soikder as some point of their life. They really did well in the reasured of WWII.

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Post by AbbyC » 03 Jan 2017, 15:04

Great review! The way you describe the characters and especially Steven and his struggles are really interesting! This sounds like a really good read!

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Post by gaporter » 03 Jan 2017, 15:19

Great review! A Buddhist trying to take over the world is certainly a type of story I've never encountered before. How interesting.

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Post by Strangerthanfiction » 03 Jan 2017, 15:26

Great review! I rarely read historical fiction, but I was intrigued by the sample, and after reading your review and finding out about the religious angles I am drawn to read he rest of this book. I like the idea of an alternate history as well. Thank you for sharing.

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Post by CrescentMoon » 03 Jan 2017, 16:48

This sounds like a very unique book. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Great review!

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Post by anneloretrujillo » 03 Jan 2017, 18:47

This sounds like an interesting concept. It seems like it talks a lot about my own questions on immortality. I am interested to see how the author weaves his views into this book.

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Post by Bandersnatch » 03 Jan 2017, 19:18

Great review! I usually don't like reading about wars and Nazis and stuff, but this sounds really interesting! It sounds like something pretty original, linking fantasy with religion. I would totally read this.

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