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Re: Official Review: Opaque by Calix Leigh-Reign

Post by dragonet07 »

I'm a big sci-fi/fantasy fan, although I've never really read or scene any mutation-based fiction in this genre before. Regardless, the concept intrigues me, especially the possible exploration of themes such as outsiders finding comfort and community with each another. Thank you for the review.
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Post by jennyd2003 »

Great review. I can't wait to sit down with this one. Sounds like it is right up my alley.

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Post by Swara Sangeet »

Sounds like a great book about coming of age. Congrats on the review. I'd enjoy it I think.

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I love the aspect of romance between Adams and Carly.I also like the historical aspect of descendants from seven Russian families but the supernatural element has put me off.This review is succintly great.Congrats to the author on BOTD.

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Post by Gracie777 »

Currently, I am chasing after new experiences. For me this one would definitely be one of them, having previously passed on any YA Sci-Fi fantasy. Adam and Carly's romance is something am looking forward to reading about. Your review puts this book into perspective, thanks. Hoping to enjoy it as much as you did.

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Post by Julehart1 »

That was a really good review. It makes me want to read the rest of the book after reading a sample. I do like science fiction and YA books could also be fun. I like how relatable the characters are. This could easily be a show or a movie. I'm sure it's a really popular book. Thanks for your review.

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Post by Kat Berg »

I love YA/fantasy/sci-fi, so it is likely that I will enjoy this book. Not a huge fan of the romance genre, but it sounds like that is secondary. The review made me wonder if the style was formulaic, or a little bit more real to life, even though the genre isn't.

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Post by Jeconiaomolo »

This YA Sci-Fi fantasy novel entailing mutated Limbal rings, Russian ancestry, and romance is a great premise. I love it that it's a page turner with twists of plot. I'll probably check this one out. Thanks for this review.
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Post by Sarah Tariq »

It's a unique story in young adult fiction. Adam mutation during puberty makes it a good science fiction lovers. Though it's not for me.
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Adam and Carly's story seems interesting and unique bringing an aspect of mutation to explain their strange attraction to each other. This a story I will want to delve into more.

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I do not enjoy reading science fiction and all too often these books are quite predictable. Thanks for the great review.

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Since I enjoy YA novels, I'll probably be reading this one. Besides, I usually read Young Adult's books with a female lead character, so it would be nice to change things a little and have a male's perspective. Thank you for the review.

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Post by Mercy Bolo »

Young adult novels of the science fiction genre still have special a place in my heart but because the review says that it so much resembles X-Men, I'll have to pass. The cover is quite catchy though.
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Post by SPasciuti »

Ugh. I hate the “this romance will fix such and such person” trope, to be honest. I’ll sill give this book a shot and start it, but I don’t know if I’ll be reading the whole thing. Thanks for writing a review!

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Post by Adegboyega »

I love any sci-fi story,the writter did a great job. It shows how one can tame its defects. Kudos to the reviewer.

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