May BOTM - Featured Review: Save the Last Bullet for God

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Re: May BOTM - Featured Review: Save the Last Bullet for God

Post by EWatson02 » 01 Feb 2018, 23:18

Your review has intrigued me and I'm interested in knowing more. This sounds like one I should be checking out!

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Post by DancingLady » 20 Feb 2018, 09:45

I’m curious how this book could be viewed as anything other than an attack on religion, or at least Theism. As someone who believes in God more strongly than anything else, I can only see, from the review at least, that this mission either has to fail in the end, or the story come to a conclusion that is an obvious lie, leaving the reader wondering why he spent so much time working through it.

I don’t know if we are allowed to discuss enough details here to answer my questions, but I would love to hear a little more from those who have already read it. I certainly do not intend to imply that the reviewer was not being honest, I simply don’t understand and would like more information.

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Post by Eileen R » 12 Apr 2018, 10:25

Great review. I understand how deciding on a rating for this book could be difficult but you did a great job.

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Post by melissy370 » 10 May 2018, 07:00

I am on the fence about this one. I don't believe in killing God (in fact I don't think you could), but I am interested in how the characters think they can achieve it. On the other hand, would this book edify me in anyway? I am not sure it would.

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