Official Review: My Best Poems by Pia Horan-Gross

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Official Review: My Best Poems by Pia Horan-Gross

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "My Best Poems" by Pia Horan-Gross.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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My Best Poems: Complete Collection by Pia Horan-Gross is exactly what the title states. The author has put all their best poems in one book. The book is separated into three parts: ‘Nature’, ‘Relationships’, and ‘Spirituality’. Throughout the 135 poems, the author explores the themes of love, pain, and happiness.

What I liked about the book was that it contained colorful art and illustrations. This put the poem into perspective, and it helped me understand the poem more. The illustrations are nice and big in the book, so it’s clear to see what it’s showing. I would describe some of the illustrations as being powerful. It’s almost as if they are telling a story of their own. In addition to that, I also liked that the author dated each poem because it’s easier to understand what the author is portraying. Since there are a lot of poems, it’s easy to get lost of where one ends, and where another one begins. To overcome this, the author has bolded the poem titles. In terms of the poems, they are very short with each one being only 1-2 pages long. This means that you can get through them very quickly.

The author’s writing style is beautiful. I was able to vividly picture the scenes the author was describing, as well as, being able to feel the emotions. Whilst reading the poems, I felt calm and relaxed. My favorite poems are ‘Autumn’, ‘Fireflies’, and ‘The Bumbling Bumble Bee'. They made me feel happy and gave me nature vibes.

I couldn’t find anything that I disliked about the book. The only thing I would say is that I wish the book would have page numbers. Since it’s a big book, it would be easy to lose track of where you are. Other than that, the book is great. Everything was well-written, and every poem held emotion. Since the poems explore many themes, I know that there is a poem for everyone to enjoy. As it contains short poems, I finished it quickly, and I didn’t get bored.

Overall, I would rate this book 4 out of 4 stars because I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I did not find any mistakes, so I would say it’s professionally edited. I think this is a great book to read in the evening or read in the night before bed. As a heads up, the book does mention religion and God, however, I believe that everyone can read it. I highly recommend this book to adults who enjoy reading poetry.

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I love poem collections, and this book sounds very interesting to me. Thanks for the insightful review. Good job!
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Poetry is really my thing. Besides, the illustrations seem to be beautiful since I enjoy colorful pictures.The theme of the human feelings is something that interests me too. I also liked the title of the poems you talked about in your review. Thanks for the informative review!
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Unfortunately, I'm not a lover of poem and poetry. Great review and very detailed.

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I love reading poems. From your review this one sounds interesting too. Thanks a lot for the review.

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Poems act as a repertoire of our experience and emotions. Thanks for the fair review

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I wish the author picked a more unique title to her collection. It's such a shame that this is a collection containing her best poems.

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I love anthologies and this review is really detailed and beautiful. Thanks for the review.

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Illustrations in books, especially when it comes to poems, are always a plus! Thank you for the great review!

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I find reading poetry books calming and relaxing, so I am glad to know that is how you describe her poems. The most praise-worthy about her poetry is probably her beautiful writing partnered with colorful illustrations. Thank you for writing this brilliant review!
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Poetry is really my thing. Besides, the illustrations seem to be beautiful since I enjoy colorful pictures.The theme of the human feelings is something that interests me too. I also liked the title of the poems you talked about in your review. Thanks for the informative review!

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Post by Marion Jepkosgei »

I am a poet and when a poetry collection is rated perfectly it makes me happy. I would love to read it.

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As a lover of poetry,your review makes me want to have a taste of those beautiful poems on love,nature and happiness.

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I am very excited to read this and look into the illustrations you have mentioned. Thank you for the review!

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Post by LauraClaxton89 »

I've read this a few times. I love the poems. I wrote poetry myself.

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