Featured Review: The Message? by Avam Hale

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Post by Laura Bach » 01 Jun 2018, 01:01

The plot of this story is interesting. I actually know someone who was in a coma and woke up. I am curious if she managed to send the message and how people reacted.

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Post by Do57 » 01 Jun 2018, 01:05

I thought this was a difficult subject matter but was written or handled in such a way that the story just seems to flow, making even some of us who are neither in the medical profession or in the field of philosophy to find the book interesting enough to read. Good review.

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Post by Disneyland » 01 Jun 2018, 01:06

The overall message of the book, is well conveyed to the reader, in the 'Official Review: The Message? by Avam Hale.' I liked the ending!

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Post by tamdlyte » 01 Jun 2018, 01:07

I love when someone describes a hero as "subtle". I find subtle heroes very fascinating and complex and I think The Message is going to be one of those stories that makes you think far longer than the end of the book.

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Post by kwame1977 » 01 Jun 2018, 01:07

The author has proved the universality of this book by not endorsing any particular religion. The concept of love is in the forefront. Truly, God does exist. It's only loving that can lift the world. Good review.

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Post by Mercy Bolo » 01 Jun 2018, 01:15

It's interesting that before the accident, Leah didn't possess any religious affiliations. For her to go into a coma and come out not only a firm believer but one with the willpower to spread the message to others is nothing short of incredible.
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Post by Vivianne Nat » 01 Jun 2018, 01:30

I want to read this book. It is an eye opener. The message of this book is very important. Good job.
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Post by Rhian_dvs » 01 Jun 2018, 01:38

I enjoyed the excerpt and the review. Quite right that it doesn’t fall into the ‘light read’ category but it does have that Human element in the form of Leah’s character and her relationships.

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Post by joshfee77 » 01 Jun 2018, 01:52

Sounds like a particularly worthwhile message! The modern world is overly focussed on achievement, money and possessions. I think people lose sight of the bigger picture sometimes, blinded by trying to fill their lives with objects, when love is all that really matters.

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Post by Dorothy Kiyaka » 01 Jun 2018, 01:57

This is a very good read and quite interesting. I enjoyed this book and was able to sink into it immediately. The message is simple, Love each other as God loves us all and to stop prioritizing material things above that love.
The characters are well rounded and interesting. This is a page turner, but not because it has exciting thrills. Sometimes a simple message can be more complex than a murder mystery and this book is just that.

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Post by Nicholas Mairura » 01 Jun 2018, 02:15

Congratulations to the author of this book. I have tried on my level best to review the book and I found it very interesting.
Main character's basic message of love and selflessness tells us alot on true characters of people.

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Post by Momiji1987 » 01 Jun 2018, 02:22

This sounds like a terrific book. I love the religious theme and the complex nature of the story. I’m definitely adding it to my list!

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Post by Rosemary Wright » 01 Jun 2018, 02:23

Certainly, this book seems like a worthwhile read. It's intriguing that the author succeeded in getting across a message of love and selflessness with an entertaining fictional story. Thanks for your interesting and smooth-flowing review.

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Post by Chanti Stargirl » 01 Jun 2018, 02:28

My initial reaction while reading the review was to shy away, I'm not a fan of stories with religious undertones. However, after thinking about it for a bit it sounds like a very thought provoking book and I do enjoy that. I think I'll give it at try.

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Post by Ana Njeri » 01 Jun 2018, 02:43

Lovely review. A woman who talks to God , that definitely sounds interesting. Imagine what it would be like if you actually talked to God?
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