Featured Official Review: Domani by Carolyn Gross

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Re: Featured Official Review: Domani by Carolyn Gross

Post by maggiechap » 18 May 2018, 11:39

This definitely sounds interesting. I'd at least give it a chance, though the grammar mistakes sounds like an easy fix that an editor could solve and I'd be a little annoyed by that.

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Post by Kendra M Parker » 18 May 2018, 16:23

Ooh, color me intrigued. I’m going to have to check this one out. It sounds like it has a lot of promise. I like that it has such a unique world based on being in the shadow of the larger planet. I’m curious about how it works out as the world enters the sun.

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Post by Daidra256 » 19 May 2018, 00:03

Let me be honest I don't really get the whole thing..

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Post by Kestar-3 » 19 May 2018, 04:55

It sounds nice and it just gives me a positive mind

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Post by Kalin Adi » 20 May 2018, 13:22

This story seems quite appealing. Your review made me curious about why Lulu considers that she and her people "deserve" darkness, and why and who wanted to kill the doyen. It seems there's a little bit of everything I like, suspense, intrigue and romance. I'll put this one on my 'to read' list. Thanks for this wonderful review!

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Post by Wilsonnatasha2017 » 20 May 2018, 16:02

I love to read suspense and this one seems to be one I need to add to my list. The idea of not having daylight seems like it may be a book based on dread and depression. The review actually made this book sound very intriguing so it will go on the list and be read soon. Thanks for the review!

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Post by NL Hartje » 20 May 2018, 16:24

Wow, I'm mesmerized by the scenescape you're describing at the beginning of this review. It sounds incredibly exciting and fun! I am definitely going to put this book on my list!
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Post by samexy » 21 May 2018, 04:13

A planet with out light! The plot really rings a bell.
But will actually be a nice book by Carolyn Gross to check out!

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Post by Bookmermaid » 21 May 2018, 17:14

The author paints a landscape similar to what some may imagine purgatory or even hell to be. The outlandish plot development sounds quite interesting to me. Life can never be boring with books like these to read. Thanks for a fantastic review.

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Post by NadineTimes10 » 21 May 2018, 17:53

Bookmermaid wrote:
21 May 2018, 17:14
The author paints a landscape similar to what some may imagine purgatory or even hell to be. The outlandish plot development sounds quite interesting to me. Life can never be boring with books like these to read. Thanks for a fantastic review.
Wow! Now that you mention it, I think something about the initial setting of this story could be rather purgatory-esque. :D

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Post by Edgeona » 21 May 2018, 22:58

Incredible, perfect book to read this moment, nice one.

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Post by +dudley+ » 22 May 2018, 01:30

yes i think this book is great.the story made me imaging how it would without day light its really good thank you..

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Post by isa3030 » 22 May 2018, 11:05

A merited review rating of 4-4stars, science fiction novel of trust,devotion,brevery,dashes of humour and romance.The people of Adia may be doom to darkness but also there was an imminent looming destruction in Domain.The author brought to life characters,idea polished with style,nice read i must complete

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Post by Empress naria » 22 May 2018, 20:40

First I have heard about of its kind! A book about a world covered by darkness surely must be a book without a lot of cliché! Sounds like a must read. Fascinating that the Arthur decides to spice things up with a warrior.

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Post by angelliccaduhh » 23 May 2018, 02:37

no exactly my cup of tea but I love how the author choose the words sooo carefully and thoughtfully

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