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Re: Official Review: Eden: A Novel

Post by Maravillaconnor » 09 Mar 2018, 01:33

I was interested from very beginning as well because it is a reality that can happen to any family. All families have to deal with true to life situations and although plot was not outstanding it was interesting from that families viewpoint.

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Post by Phinamek » 09 Mar 2018, 01:35

Sounds interesting but the story actually have a connection with our day to day lives on family, relationship and emotional issues which makes us no different from the story lines.

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Post by Mo_ItsRenny » 09 Mar 2018, 01:44

Thanks for the review. I would like to know how rachel dealt with the news of a sister somewhere and if they end up selling the house or keeping it.

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Post by Dispark » 09 Mar 2018, 02:01

Very interesting and captivating family story with an old secret revealed that will eventually bring serious changes in the family history.

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Post by bosom27 » 09 Mar 2018, 02:18

Eden; A Novel, by jeanne McWilliams Blasberg. Eden combines a beautiful setting with well-drawn and complex characters and a superb plot. And, also A Novel tells us about Becca meister fitzpatrick-wife, mother, grandmother, and pillar of the community....Is the dutiful steward of her family. Indeed, The Author has feellings of human race setting of lifes for many years.

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Post by Aknight2015 » 09 Mar 2018, 02:29

Enjoyable reading material. Home touching based book.

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Post by Nyomenda » 09 Mar 2018, 02:36

To me the writer brings the old generation to the new one where Sarah is.. Everyone got a problem to thing about.... Good book from the review... But requires total concentration to get everything ☺

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Post by Amunala » 09 Mar 2018, 02:59

McWilliams Blasberg is the story of a large home set on the coast of Rhode Island, and of the different generations of the family that inhabits it.

Sounds interesting.

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Post by ayoomisope » 09 Mar 2018, 03:09

Great review. Simple, precise, yet without spoilers. The cover of the book looks good. I like books on family values. I should read this soon.
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Post by londonmartine » 09 Mar 2018, 03:35

Sounds quite Kate Morton-esque, with the generational secrets! I liked the sample chapter too - sounds like you think it's well-written.

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Post by Emie Cuevas » 09 Mar 2018, 03:38

Seems to be a well written story. I enjoyed the sample, it seemed very descriptive. I am curious if granddad not being able to handle money was the big secret or was it something else?
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Post by akoth melisa » 09 Mar 2018, 04:27

Wow,this is the best review ever,simple English and best grammar, i have been motivated to read the book and know some of these "first class problems". The story itself seems captivating, i rate you 4 out of 4 stars. kudos!

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Post by jaliper » 09 Mar 2018, 04:57

This sounds really interesting, even if this is not my cup of tea. It wouldn't be bad to try new things. I'm gonna put this on my tbr. Thanks for the honest review!

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Post by Afoaayoe » 09 Mar 2018, 04:59

This book sounds good and interesting. I wish to buy it!!!!!!!

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Post by Lenny1886 » 09 Mar 2018, 12:35

Gods Monkey wrote:
08 Mar 2018, 23:38
I’m not entirely sure a 4 out of 4 rating is appropriate due to the mistake the reviewer found but depending on the mistake depends on if it was truly a mistake or just an opinion of the reviewer. That being said, based on the review i feel I would enjoy this book.
I don’t think that a single missing punctuation mark should discredit the book from receiving a 4 out of 4. Like the review guidelines said, even popular books like Harry Potter will have a few small errors in it. Only if the book has not been professional edited should it not be given 4 stars.

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