Overall rating and opinion of 30th Century: Escape by Mark

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Re: Overall rating and opinion of 30th Century: Escape by Mark

Post by Samy Lax » 31 Jan 2018, 10:11

This book is all about twists and turns. This means that the whole book was quite unpredictable for me. There was too much sex though. Readers interested in reading content on time travel - like me - might like this one.

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Post by Dacia lauryn » 31 Jan 2018, 14:21

Absolutely enjoyed it.

Would definitely recommend this to people.

I would rate it a 4

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Post by kaylaolson35 » 01 Feb 2018, 14:26

I have not read this book yet, however, by reading other posts in here, it doesn't look like this is a book that is well liked or one that would be suited for me. Thank you for your honest opinions.

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Post by Mailis » 05 Feb 2018, 05:26

Reading the reviews it seems that most readers were quite disappointed with it, some disliked graphic sex scenes, some were looking forward to much more fleshed out sci-fi storyline, most felt it was a puzzle of a book that didn't fit together. I have to say, I am kind of intrigued to read it now, to see to myself if it is as bad as the reviews say it is. Maybe it is so bad, it's good, if you know what I mean? Maybe adult equivalent of "Spaceballs" movie quality camp?

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Post by S_Mulla » 07 Feb 2018, 10:00

I didn't really enjoy the book and would not recommend it to others.

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Post by innah96 » 12 Feb 2018, 11:02

I haven't read this book, and I want to give it a shot, but I can see a lot of people not liking it, and it's putting me off.

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Post by vinodsai » 12 Feb 2018, 23:07

I haven't read the book yet. I saw mixed reviews about this book and maybe I will give it a try.

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Post by cristinaro » 15 Feb 2018, 10:23

ashley_claire wrote:
02 Nov 2017, 08:04
I gave it 1 out of 4 stars. I really struggled to find anything that I liked about this book. I didn't think it was very well written and a lot of the science and history subject matter just seemed to drag on way too much. The second half of the book is mainly made up of completely unbelievable sexual encounters where everyone Jennifer meets wants to have sex with not only her, but her partner as well. The dialogue is robotic. Jennifer being from another century and not knowing the jargon or dialect of the time she travels to explains some of this, but why do none of the other characters speak in easy conversational tones?

This book clearly wasn't my cup of tea and I really wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
Reading your comments on this book makes me wonder how it ended up BOTM.
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Post by Emmanae » 16 Feb 2018, 11:26

Overall I found this book a 3 out of 4 stars, but I'm way late to the party. Catching up on old BOTM's that I missed. The conversations were a little forced, but I still was able to see past that and some of the issues and overall I think I enjoyed this one. Time travel is a super fun concept to me though.

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Post by GathuaM » 17 Feb 2018, 02:17

I have not read the book yet. Will try and give it a read. The description on Amazon made me interested in knowing how far technology has gone.

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Post by eddyokoth » 18 Feb 2018, 03:11

dont like the book

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Post by annunaki001 » 18 Feb 2018, 10:14

Haven't read the book but diversity in opinion has gotten me intrested in trying the book

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Post by Lennycat » 20 Feb 2018, 09:15

Overall, I liked the book. I liked the sexual content the least. I'm not offended by it, but in my opinion, it was too much and it didn't really add to the story.

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Post by jemgirl202 » 23 Feb 2018, 11:48

I have not had the opportunity to read this book yet, I have it on my kindle, it is on my massive TBR list. I always enjoy the reviews of this book!

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Post by k2rugman » 23 Feb 2018, 20:39

I don't know how I feel about this book. It seems like there are a lot of explicit scene which is not really for me.

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