Official Review: Kaleidoscope of Being by Jennifer Toth

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Re: Official Review: Kaleidoscope of Being by Jennifer Toth

Post by imjaneturner » 08 Dec 2018, 01:11

I found this book to be somewhat cliched. The religious bent makes it awkward for those who do not follow Christianity.

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Post by SummerWine » 09 Dec 2018, 06:03

I find poetry books quite a challenge to read and I have to admit I haven't read many. This one being a religious poetry book will not be very high on my 'to read' list. However, I appreciate the fact that, besides religion, it discusses other themes as well, like mental illness. Thank you for the review!

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Post by Flowers123 » 09 Dec 2018, 07:48

This book of Christian poetry sounds amazing. I've always loved good poetry and this one seem intriguing enough for me to want to read it. I'm adding it to my shelf straight away. Thanks for your detailed review.

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Post by Aamoyo » 10 Dec 2018, 07:01

"I saw the sense in it because all sounds can be beautiful depending on how one listens to them." Now I love poetry, thank you for the review already added to my shelve.

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Post by DollDoll19 » 10 Dec 2018, 07:49

Its okay talk abt life or make a poem that people need to get through life!! And Hard times.

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Post by namirarahman » 10 Dec 2018, 14:26

This book of poetry appears like it contains loads of relatable poems. The author has conjointly used the book as AN avenue to point out trader's to trust in God. though after I saw the title i assumed it absolutely was Danielle Steele's plaything. this is often an excellent review. i will check this one out.

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Post by Nicole_Boyd » 10 Dec 2018, 23:22

This sounds like a great book. I love nature as well and even though I don’t usually read poetry, I will definitely be reading this one! 😊

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Post by Mabel6 » 14 Jan 2019, 10:01

I know the review said you don't need to be Christian to enjoy this book but I am not a fan of reading about spiritual journeys, faith, or books that reference religion. I added this book to my not interested in reading shelf. I enjoy reading poems though and think a lot of people will enjoy reading this feel-good book.

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Post by lesler » 14 Jan 2019, 10:01

This collection of religious poetry looks neat. I look forward to reading it.

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Post by safah26121990 » 14 Jan 2019, 10:05

I would love to start the year with some inspiring wise poetry.

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Post by Darlynn_Tebogo » 14 Jan 2019, 10:09

I am in need of an inspirational Christian book so I'll definitely give this one a try. I love the fact that the author touches on issues such as mental illness

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Post by gali » 14 Jan 2019, 10:10

A poetry book revolving around the author's spiritual journey sounds inspiring. It is nice that non-Christian will learn appreciate the beauty of nature via the poems. Not for me, but I am glad you enjoyed the book despite its few inconsistencies. Thank you for the review!
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Post by Ruba Abu Ali » 14 Jan 2019, 10:14

Spiritual poetry is a feast of wisdom for those interested in this genre. Not my cup of tea, though. Thanks for the thorough review.

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Post by cpru68 » 14 Jan 2019, 10:14

I struggle to read a full book of poetry. I love them, but to read one after another would not be of interest to me. It sounds like this author has a deep love for God and this is consistent throughout the writing. Great job on this review. I enjoyed learning more about the author and the book.
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Post by Sirajuddin » 14 Jan 2019, 10:15

A beautiful spiritual journey narrated in the poetical form, and the author's firm belief in God and her praise for His creation is evident in her poetry.

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