Official Review: Fire and Water by Jo Eshuys

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Re: Official Review: Fire and Water by Jo Eshuys

Post by Nisha Ward » 19 Jun 2019, 18:30

Someone above me noted that it sounds a bit like Romeo and Juliet, and I have to agree. Sadly, the punctuation and grammar errors would stop me from checking it out because it's much harder for me to parse in comics than in novels.
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Post by Meg98 » 19 Jun 2019, 23:04

This sounds like a very promising book with all of the right elements. It is a shame about the editing though, as it can really detract from a great read. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! Great review.
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Post by Letora » 20 Jun 2019, 06:53

What a wonderful combination of writing styles. I enjoy books that use poetry. And I would love to see the illustrations you spoke so highly of. You've also caught my attention with it being based on a true story. I'll have to give this one a try. Great review!
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Post by Ekta Swarnkar » 20 Jun 2019, 07:04

I remember a story similar to this one, and now I'm glad I'll be able to read it more deeply. I agree, poetry intensifies the language. I liked your review very much.

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Post by Mbrooks2518 » 21 Jun 2019, 14:41

Great review, but I don't usually read romance, so I think I'll pass on this one.

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Post by Aniza Butt » 22 Jun 2019, 00:59

I usually don't read romance but this book seems really interesting. Thanks a lot for the review :tiphat:
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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 03:20

Aniza Butt wrote:
22 Jun 2019, 00:59
I usually don't read romance but this book seems really interesting. Thanks a lot for the review :tiphat:
It is a love story but without the sexy love scenes, more like a fairy tale really. Young and old will enjoy it immensely.

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Post by Ekta Swarnkar » 22 Jun 2019, 04:51

The review is very well written, I enjoyed it and I am sure you enjoyed the book too.

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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 04:54

Nisha Ward wrote:
19 Jun 2019, 18:30
Someone above me noted that it sounds a bit like Romeo and Juliet, and I have to agree. Sadly, the punctuation and grammar errors would stop me from checking it out because it's much harder for me to parse in comics than in novels.
It's not a comic book. It looks like a children's book with illustrations. While a child can read it like a fairy tale, the adult will enjoy it more.

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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 04:58

Meg98 wrote:
19 Jun 2019, 23:04
This sounds like a very promising book with all of the right elements. It is a shame about the editing though, as it can really detract from a great read. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! Great review.
I am sure the authors can address those editing kinks in a jiffy. Thanks for visiting Wirrawa!

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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 05:00

Letora wrote:
20 Jun 2019, 06:53
What a wonderful combination of writing styles. I enjoy books that use poetry. And I would love to see the illustrations you spoke so highly of. You've also caught my attention with it being based on a true story. I'll have to give this one a try. Great review!
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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 05:01

Ekta Swarnkar wrote:
20 Jun 2019, 07:04
I remember a story similar to this one, and now I'm glad I'll be able to read it more deeply. I agree, poetry intensifies the language. I liked your review very much.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and liking the review. :tiphat:

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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 05:07

Mbrooks2518 wrote:
21 Jun 2019, 14:41
Great review, but I don't usually read romance, so I think I'll pass on this one.
This one's a clean love story, for a general audience, to be exact. :P

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Post by daviddawud » 22 Jun 2019, 08:42

This seems like a book I would love to peruse. I love the way you wrote your review particularly the first paragraph. I will add the book to my shelve right away. Great review!

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Post by Miriam Molina » 22 Jun 2019, 08:48

daviddawud wrote:
22 Jun 2019, 08:42
This seems like a book I would love to peruse. I love the way you wrote your review particularly the first paragraph. I will add the book to my shelve right away. Great review!
Indeed! I hope you get to peruse it soon. Thanks for the kind words.

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