Official Review: Apollo's Raven by Linnea Tanner

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Re: Official Review: Apollo's Raven by Linnea Tanner

Post by Mommyofthree » 05 Feb 2018, 19:19

Sounds like a great book! Got to read it 😁

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Post by eddyokoth » 06 Feb 2018, 15:40

Will read this book soon it's nice

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Post by airwoman311 » 17 Feb 2018, 15:59

This book is right up my alley! I'm definitely adding this to my bookshelf. If you like this type of historical fiction, I highly suggest reading The Daughter of the Forest. Juliet Marillier is one of my favorite authors, and she writes a lot about ancient Briton and druids. If you haven't read it, check it out!

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Post by bluewater75 » 23 Feb 2018, 04:16

Thank you for the review. It was interesting and enough to peak my interest and convince me to read this book. I love fantasy and historical romance and I especially like them together. I am really looking forward to this read.

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Post by Red--++ » 02 Mar 2018, 15:49

It was by ok

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Post by Queen34 » 15 Mar 2018, 05:45

I love epic fantasy and your review
It is very interesting.

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Post by GrimmCandy » 19 Mar 2018, 18:27

I read the sample reading of Apollo's Raven and found the book to be interesting. I love anything that is mythical/mystical based, magic, and druids, among other genres. The idea that Princess Catrin can see through a raven's eye and not transform into one is intriguing. I enjoy the way the book is written and the plot seems captivating, although I'm not really all that impressed with the characters, except for Agrona and Princess Catrin. Also, I like the fact that the book went straight into conflicts pretty quickly with Mor not believing her sister Catrin and the tension between the Celtics and Romans. To me, of what I read so far, doesn't match the book cover. It is a bit off putting. I'm conflicted whether I want to read this book because the pros and cons are at equals, but I would have to say no for now.

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Post by FilmStar » 24 May 2018, 12:53

Can someone private message me the ending? I was a bit confused by it.

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Post by Arobenz » 28 May 2018, 02:30

Will read this

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Post by NuelUkah » 30 Jul 2018, 13:12

Very well detailed review. Tanner did a great job building the interest and curiosity of the reader from beginning to end. This book deserves some accolades. It'd make a great movie...
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Post by Scruffy+dove 10 » 10 Aug 2018, 11:37

Sounds like an interesting read shapeshifters,a curse, good plots. My kind of book. I would love to actually read this book.

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Post by Ruba Abu Ali » 29 Aug 2018, 05:40

Sounds like an exceptional read. Your review piqued my interest. I'll be adding this one to my reading list. Thank you for the detailed and thorough review.

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Post by Aaliyah2 » 12 Sep 2018, 15:08

Your review was great! Who wouldn’t want to read about a forbidden love, family curse, and a characters superpowers over ravens. I’m curious to find about there love, does there family curse get resolved, and how the characters powers came to be. Thank you for your review, I’m excited to get started on this book!

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Post by Amy+++ » 12 Sep 2018, 17:24

Great review. I can't wait to finish reading the book.

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Post by debeloved » 15 Sep 2018, 03:51

the title, the cover captured my heart .
I can't wait to start reading

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