Official Review: Bama Boy by Bobby Morrison

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Re: Official Review: Bama Boy by Bobby Morrison

Post by Sarah Tariq » 13 Sep 2018, 13:20

The overall life story of the author is interesting but as you mentioned it should have some strong theme that push the reader to opt a book just at a glance. Thanks for this honest review.
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Post by jcoad » 13 Sep 2018, 14:15

1ditzyrn wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 10:46
I have read a few books that felt like a collection of memories rather than an actual story, and they weren't my favorite. Thanks for your honesty in your review!
Thanks for stopping by and I appreciate your comment!

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Post by jcoad » 13 Sep 2018, 14:20

Sarah Tariq wrote:
13 Sep 2018, 13:20
The overall life story of the author is interesting but as you mentioned it should have some strong theme that push the reader to opt a book just at a glance. Thanks for this honest review.
Thank you for stopping by and the review. I agree that you need something to "hold" a book together by the end.

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Post by kfwilson6 » 14 Sep 2018, 09:56

"I do not understand the purpose of this book. It felt like a relative telling “remember when” stories at a family get together. " This statement is exactly why I did not read this book. I think a lot of memoirs end up being that way. This is a great review. I enjoyed it, and I'm glad to have read your take on it. When I saw it as book of the day, my initial inclination was a huge "no." Glad to know I wasn't too hasty and missed out on a great book.

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Post by Julie Green » 16 Sep 2018, 16:32

I've seen a few books like this lately. There is no imperative or rationale offered as to why the reader should wish to learn about the author's childhood..
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Post by jcoad » 16 Sep 2018, 21:27

Julie Green wrote:
16 Sep 2018, 16:32
I've seen a few books like this lately. There is no imperative or rationale offered as to why the reader should wish to learn about the author's childhood..
This one will definitely make me weary with books like this going forward. Thanks for the comment!

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Post by LaurenHaupt » 02 Oct 2018, 23:26

Thank you for the review and the extra comment. Great review! I think I'm going to look elsewhere.
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