Official Review: From The Sky by J. E.Nicassio

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Official Review: From The Sky by J. E.Nicassio

Post by Books_are_Life » 11 May 2017, 12:35

[Following is an official review of "From The Sky" by J. E.Nicassio.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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From the Sky by J. E.Nicassio

This is a sci-fi, romance novel for the young adult genre. The Sci-fi part of the book is focused around aliens from outer space. Romance in this book is the traditional young girl and a guy scenario. The main character is a young lady who is dealing with lots of grief and guilt. If you have lost anyone or have survival guilt you will connect with this character on a very deep level.

Samantha is struggling with the loss of both her mother and brother. She has been saved by a mysterious stranger from a car wreck where she lost her brother. Her mother died a year later in alleged accident but Sam believes it was suicide. Sam places the blame of their deaths on her shoulders. Because of this she is constantly taking pills and smoking as she tries to deal with this. Her father gets a new job in New Mexico causing her to move before the start of her senior year of high school. Within her first day she meat this incredible hot, strange guy named Lucien. She completely embarrasses herself but at the same time he creeps her out. Before too long an undeniable connection forms between these two. Lucien has secrets and as their connection begins to blossom his secrets puts Sam and him in danger. Will the two of them be able to survive his secrets and will their connections stay strong till the end?

I found this to be a wonderful book. The main issue I had with it was the transition between chapters was choppy. It would have been nice to have the chapters flow together better but it did not hamper the story at all. A small little grip about the character Sam is that she was a weak female lead I would have preferred her to be a stronger female character. Men do not need to save the day all the time she should take more of an active part in the action instead of just watching. The detail given in this book was perfect not too much, not too little, just right.

I rate this book to be 4 out of 4 stars. In reality this book is more of a 3.5. I rounded it up instead of down because of the amazing story telling of the author. I would also call this book to be a simple read. It is simple because the book just focuses on the main story there is truly no sub plots or anything. It is a nice in between heavy, complex reads.

Give the small issues I could not put this book down I finished it in a day. The pace of the book will keep you involved and moving forward in the story. I strongly recommend that everyone should read this book.

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Post by Chrys Brobbey » 11 May 2017, 22:51

The them of this story is relevant: most people tend to have feelings of guilt when deaths and other bad things happen within the family. The story must be interesting, the way you could not put it down; I'll like to get my hands on it. Thanks for a good review.

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Post by kandscreeley » 12 May 2017, 07:24

I read this book as well. I thought it was pretty good, but it was somewhat predictable. In spite of that, I thought it was still an enjoyable story. I would rate it 3 stars. I enjoyed your review and thoughts!
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Post by Amagine » 12 May 2017, 19:57

This sounds like an interesting book but it is very unfortunate that the female lead is a weak character. That is always a pet peeve of mine in any piece of fiction.

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Post by ZenaLei7 » 12 May 2017, 21:48

This seems like an interesting read. I usually like to read sci-fi novels so I'll give this one a try. Great job on the review!
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Post by Jaime Lync » 13 May 2017, 17:41

This book sounds like a great read for someone who is trying to get into reading as a whole. I like a book that is not complicated with subplots. Great review.

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Post by christinac_2585 » 20 May 2017, 22:56

I hate the female character was not strong as I like a good read with a female character that is strong in what she does. Other than that this book sounds interesting. Thank you for the review!
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Post by gali » 13 Sep 2017, 06:33

A girl who has been saved by a mysterious stranger from a car wreck and discovers a hidden world of real-life aliens? Sounds good! Too bad the transition between chapters was choppy. Thank you for the review!
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Post by hsimone » 13 Sep 2017, 06:43

It's interesting that the author included a young character who deals with a lot of grief and survival guilt. It seems like a deep concept and connection in this simple storyline. I'm not a big Sci-fi fan, but sometimes a young romance can be exciting. Too bad about the transition issues and that Sam doesn't seem like a very strong female character. However, I'm glad that you were able to enjoy this read regardless! Thank you!
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Post by geoffrey ngoima » 13 Sep 2017, 08:35

I like the emotion and the sweet romance and the mystery and the hero aspects of the book. Great review

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I like the emotions and the sweet romance and the mystery and the hero aspects of the book. Great review
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Post by Isaac Obeng Ebu » 13 Sep 2017, 08:57

I also hate that the female character was not strong enough, this is because I like a good read with a female character that is strong in what she does. Thanks for the review anyway

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Post by EveS523 » 13 Sep 2017, 09:01

Sounds like she has had some crazy experiences for being such a young girl. I'm sure many can relate to the emotions tied into this book. Can't wait to read it!

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Post by Cesaria Baquero » 13 Sep 2017, 09:16

Sci-fi coupled by romance would make an interesting combination. Great review! The analysis of the story was good and the comments were just honest. I am thrilled to know what these "secrets" of Lucien are. Makes me want to read the book after waking up in the morning.

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Post by Reuben 92 » 13 Sep 2017, 09:17

Thanks for the review. I'm not sure if I would give this a go but I enjoyed reading your description.
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Post by MarisaRose » 13 Sep 2017, 09:24

I was initially intrigued by the sci-fi/mystery premise of this book, but I think the simple plotting would feel predictable and flat to me. Maybe this book is better suited for a younger audience. Thanks for the insight about this one!
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