Official Review: Wonder by Jon Trovato

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Wonder" by Jon Trovato.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Are you a science lover? Do you love reading about cosmos, the universe, sky, stars, etc.? If yes, then you should read Wonder: In the Presence of Infinity by Jon Trovato, as you would love it. If no, then you must read this book, as it would change your perception and make you fall in love with the science of the universe.

Wonder: In the Presence of Infinity is a book of verses that would leave you wondering and fascinated. It is divided into four sections, named Realities, Possibilities, Considerations, and Questions, respectively. Each part contains twenty poems, justifying the titles of the segments. The poems seem to build a pattern, discussing the universe and its components. Beginning with the reality about the world, moving on to the possibilities that could be there regarding the theories of cosmos, then discussing the considerations that prevail, and ending with the questions that are left behind about the mysteries of the universe, a beautiful story is developed.

The poems are written in free verse, meaning that they don’t have any particular meter or rhyme scheme. Most of them are small verses with short lines, ranging from one to six words a line. The themes discussed are related to astrophysics, sky, moon, sun, celestial bodies, memories, connections, sound, music, home, etc. Some topics may seem a bit boring to a few people, but they are fascinating.

I loved everything about this book. The language, the style, the use of figures of speech, everything is beautiful. My favorite poem, among all, is “Like a Fine Mist.” It’s about memories and connections. A few lines from the same verse are:
“…they are the network
of connections that
feed our awareness
our understanding…”

I liked how the poet has used different figures of speech, like, metaphor, imagery, anaphora, symbolism, etc. (for example, “As the fabric of space expands…”). One different thing about his writing style is that there is not a single punctuation mark (except a hyphen and an apostrophe) in any poem, not even the period. The verses end without any full stop, and maybe that could be an indication of the fact that it’s open to possibilities and interpretations.

The poet calls his poems Word Paintings, and indeed they are, as they paint a beautiful picture with words in front of the reader. There is nothing that I disliked about this book, and I would happily rate it with 4 out of 4 stars. It can be read in a single sitting, but I suggest that you take it slow, enjoying each verse at its fullest. I would recommend it to people who love reading about cosmos and elements related to our day-to-day lives.

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Slow reading definitely makes for enjoying poetry; I agree with you on that.

Thank you for this great review.

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EudoraMac wrote:
24 Aug 2020, 02:40
Slow reading definitely makes for enjoying poetry; I agree with you on that.

Thank you for this great review.
Yes, indeed. Thank you so much for your kind words. :)
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Getting to understand the universe from a poet's point of view could be nothing but colorful wonder.
The review is well written.

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Maybe I am going to love poems after all. A second poem book review that makes me want to read more. So intriguing thank you

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I would like to read the book as it would reflect to me the wonders of the Creator. Thanks for the informative review.

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Wow! This is definitely my kinda book. I surely want to read this one. Thanks for your amazing review.

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Wow, this book has such a unique concept! I love poetry and the space theme is very close to me, so I would definitely give this one a try :) Thank you for a great review!

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Wow! Sounds like a book I would love to pick up. A descriptive and captivating piece on the considerations and questions of the Cosmos? Sign me up! Thank you for your well-articulated and insightful review! Happy reading :techie-studyinggray:
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Are you a science lover? Do you love reading about cosmos, the universe, sky, stars, etc.?
The intro is very engaging! I'm excited to know what this book is all about. Thanks!
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I am interested in the Wonder book. I love science, learning about many things regarding on the world. I have from a child enjoyed lots of poetry. Poetry is a fun, exciting way to learn new things.

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