Official Review: The Tattered Box by Paul Schumacher

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Re: Official Review: The Tattered Box by Paul Schumacher

Post by Ferdinand_otieno »

This is an amazing piece of writing that captivated me from the beginning. Congrats #BOTD
Amazing review as always.
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Looks like a book right down my books about family & memories! Thanks for a lovely review!
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Post by MarisaRose »

This book contains a great message about connecting with previous generations. What a heartwarming theme. Glad you liked this one so much.
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Post by Soulimpression »

You make this book seem like a great read. It's definitely going on my to-read list. Thanks for the great review!
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Post by ReviewerDiksha »

I am fond of the stories my parents and grandparents told me while I was a kid. This book presents an interesting concept. Very well written review.
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This book definitely seems written from the heart. I have always loved my grandparent's stories, especially when I was younger and before bed my Grandma (even after all the day's cooking) would tell me stories about my Dad and his siblings growing up. One of the memories I will cherish for sure. This book should have the same "feel" as those stories and memories, I think.
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Post by Snowflake »

This one sounds like a very enjoyable read. It sounds like a very positive look at the past and how we can understand it.
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Post by Doaa Wael »

Quite an interesting plot!!

I love the idea of traveling to the past and meeting former versions of the people you know!! I love how the, seemingly meaningless mementos will have their stories revealed. Beautiful review. Thank you! I tweeted it <3
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Post by tamdlyte »

The review makes the story sound like the epitome of a Life Lesson wrapped in a Warm Fuzzy! Can't wait to read. I've already downloaded! ;)
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Post by Victor musau »

Interesting review considering how much we reminisce about our past and what could have been or not. The review has piqued my interest and am definitely putting g it in my shelf. Thanks botd.
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Post by Happy Bunny »

Thanks for your review, this is the perfect book for me! While reading your review, I kept thinking of all the stories my Mom used to tell me, and all the same keepsakes I have from family members and the stories behind them. Can't wait to find out what the meaning behind the feather is!
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Post by rayn11255 »

Thanks for the great review. This sounds really interesting. I'm looking forward to reading this one.
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Post by Christina O Phillips »

Your summary was great; informative yet not too detailed. I like what you say about "anyone who needs a life lesson on cherishing the people in your life and the stories that they tell you" should read this book. It was the same thing I thought when I read the sample of this novel. Thank you for your review.
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Post by Reuben 92 »

Thanks for a lovely review - sounds like a cosy book with a cool premise.
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Post by Ogunbiyi oyinkansola »

8) Writing is from inspiration and it's really fun. I rate 4 of 4 lol. John is an amazing character.
Thanks for opening the tattered box. :tiphat:
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