Official Review: Mysteries of Brettenwood by David Blank

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Re: Official Review: Mysteries of Brettenwood by David Blank

Post by asaltares » 18 Oct 2018, 22:24

A easy to read Fantasy book with kids that stumble across mysterious situations most adults would cower from. My kind of book to read. Congratulations.

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Post by Quinto » 18 Oct 2018, 22:31

Seems like an interesting YA novel. I like that while it is creepy there no gore or real violence. Great review.

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Post by David Koreas » 18 Oct 2018, 22:38

An interesting review. I don't like fantasy novels. I like books talking about reality.

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Post by rainydaysc64 » 18 Oct 2018, 22:51

This book definitely sounds like my type of read. I was initially a little unsure whenever I was reading some of the sample, but from what you've described it sounds like something I'd enjoy. Especially the curiosity of Erik when it comes to this forest near his house because I know I'd probably be the same way too.
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Post by Mercy Bolo » 18 Oct 2018, 23:07

A YA fantasy novel in which two friends unknowingly encounter the dark arts and one of them ends up with a curse. Both of them have no idea about what's going on or how to deal with it, so it will be quite interesting to follow the events as they unravel.
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Post by Sicily Joy » 18 Oct 2018, 23:09

Thank you for your review. I liked how you described the different parts and point of view of the story. It sounds like a good Ya fantasy with enough creepy magic without the gory details.

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Post by jennyd2003 » 18 Oct 2018, 23:15

Good review. I can't wait to read this one. Sounds like a really good read. I want to know what adventures they have and what they discover.

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Post by Disneyland » 18 Oct 2018, 23:28

I appreciate the mentioning of the element of humor as well as the exploration aspect in the 'Official Review: Mysteries of Brettenwood by David Blank'. The readers feel quite at home, reading the explanation of the review. Nice to learn that although it leaves itself open to the possibility of a sequel, it stands alone as well!

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Post by Rosemary Khathibe » 18 Oct 2018, 23:31

Mystery book holding an adventure and a bit of humour is definitely a must read. I hope Eric found a cure to his sickness. Great review!

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Post by kemp1kor » 18 Oct 2018, 23:39

A YA novel that blends fear with adventure sounds fun! I like that the author switched the point-of-view in one section, but it’s too bad about the grammatical errors. I might have to give this one a chance anyway. Thanks for the review!

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Post by Scerakor » 18 Oct 2018, 23:41

I'm not a big YA fan, but this fantastical book which seems like it has a great mix of adventure and excitement, could be an amazing addition the genre. Candlewood seems like a great setting for the book to take place.

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Post by Kibetious » 19 Oct 2018, 00:08

This must be really enthralling for a reader to wish that it was the first part of a series. I would love to read it also and see how Erik finally got himself out of the trouble he got into. It seems he is quite daring which is what makes the book more interesting too.
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Post by felicity66 » 19 Oct 2018, 00:10

wow...a good review, can't wait to have the book and read it to fullest, Erik mist found a cure to get out of his trouble, can't wait to read it

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Post by ParadoxicalWoman » 19 Oct 2018, 00:18

I don't care how old am I, I still love reading YA genre books! The sense of adventures and mysticism never bored me. I think I'm rooted with Erik now with evaporated curiosity of the mysterious forest which none would dare to venture through.
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Post by truebookaddict » 19 Oct 2018, 00:24

I have read a few great YA fantasy novels and this one sounds like it will rank up with those. I love the sound of the adventures with Gothic tones and a Victorian setting. Definitely one for the to-be-read pile. Thanks for your insight!
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