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 Miriam Molina » 13 Dec 2017, 21:02

I read the sample and, up to the end, couldn't make out how all the different scenes would come together. I presume the main character is the psychiatrist, so the mental gymnastics are expected. It would be interesting to read all of this book. But personally, I do not think anyone can kill God.

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Post by Frenjie » 13 Dec 2017, 21:41

Wow, this book is one of a kind! I got hooked with the title in an instant. Prior to reading your review, I've thought of it as something related to lifting vengeance to God as it is not our business but His alone. But when I found out it's one that revolves around one mission which is to kill God, my curiosity elevated to a maximum level. I wonder what inspires or drives the author to come up with such a story. How could anyone thought of killing God who created the whole world and everything in it? Meanwhile, your mention of the author's employment of various disciplines in crafting his work makes it sound exciting. Hats off for the well-written review!
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Post by ladycraic » 13 Dec 2017, 21:45

Thanks for your review! I just feel kind of iffy about the whole mission aspect. Kill God? :shock:

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Post by vimbaimarv » 13 Dec 2017, 22:06

Saw the rating and just had to read the review. I think this was some kind of novel to even attempt writing. Don't think it's my kind if read though. Anyway great book

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Post by Linnea Tanner » 13 Dec 2017, 22:21

Thank you for the review of Save the Last Bullet for God by JT Alblood. It sounds like a complex story. The premise of traveling across the lives of many well known historical figures to learn about a complex mission to kill God is hard for me to wrap my mind around and thus does not intrigue me.

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Post by Afuglsan » 13 Dec 2017, 22:25

I absolutely love the sample, so far. Definitely putting it on my to-read list.
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Post by Phikim » 13 Dec 2017, 22:53

I must say this title caught my attention. Very unique yet very 'blasphemous' at the same time. I want to believe it has an hidden meaning and not just the plain one. Congrats on being BOTD.
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Post by Whitney Marchelle » 13 Dec 2017, 22:58

Isn't normally my cup of tea, but I can appreciate what this book has to offer. Great review. I'm glad that it got the recognition it seems to deserve.

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Post by HaleyBelinda7 » 13 Dec 2017, 23:39

:shock: I wanted to read this as I am Christian and thought about the scripture, there is no greater friend than he who lays down his life for others.
I was soon gripped and intrigued to discover it was more of the opposite.
Without giving too much away, it contains ww2, space topics and more; it is a very gripping read.

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Post by dragonet07 » 13 Dec 2017, 23:40

This book sounds right up my alley! I love intellectual, complex books, especially in the science fiction or fantasy genres. I can follow time jumps pretty well so that shouldn't be a problem for me. Thank you for the thorough and honest review.
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Post by Wendell1992 » 13 Dec 2017, 23:42

:techie-reference: I always say life is hard..
but now.
Writing a time shift novel is one of the hardest challenges for an author..i think...welldone...

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Post by Zelinda » 13 Dec 2017, 23:59

Wow! What an inspiring review, not to mention a very well written one. And who would’ve thought that there could be a genre called historical sci-fi? I think this one would fill that bill.
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Post by Mercy Bolo » 14 Dec 2017, 00:34

The title took me aback. Not because of my faith, but because of how controversial it is. The premise of the story doesn't impress me though.
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Post by Butterflybookworm » 14 Dec 2017, 00:45

Awesome review! I like science fiction books and this one sounds like a good one to try. Cant wait!
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Post by Lildivadesi » 14 Dec 2017, 00:56

I'm not sure if I would be interested in this book or not, but the reviews on this sound promising! Congrats on BOTD
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