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The Realms Thereunder

The Realms Thereunder

On 10/10 Luke Alistar wrote: I’m afraid I’m going to start sounding like a really harsh critic, as none of the books I’ve reviewed from Thomas Nelson via Booksneeze have rated more than three stars on my scale, and the latest one is no exception. Ross Lawhead, son of the famous Christian fantasy writer Stephen Lawhead, wrote ... Not that I would ever be harsh on art, but...

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2 Stars

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 8/10 Luke Alistar wrote: From Thomas Nelson’s new Christian Encounters series, J. R. R. Tolkien, by Mark Horne, seems to be another typical biography. It’s well written, though in spots it annoyed me by not staying chronological. A story of someone’s life should be written chronologically, right? That said, it’s not ... Just Another Tolkien Biography

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3 Stars

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The Seraph Seal

The Seraph Seal

On 6/4 Luke Alistar wrote: On a scale of writing quality with people like Tolkien, Ted Dekker, Tim Downs, and Patrick Rothfuss near ten, The Seraph Seal would scale maybe a five. If I'm generous. On one hand, it was full of redundant phrases, awkwardly structured sentences, huge paragraphs, way too many details, strange and distracting ... Clever plot, low-class writing quality

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2 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 5/17 Luke Alistar wrote: The Final Summit is a book by Andy Andrews, a sequel to The Traveler’s Gift. It has some merits, as well as a few shortcomings. Simply put, it is a fictional account of a meeting of famous people that includes Joan of Arc, King David, Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and many more, with the addition ... The Final Summit: A Review

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3 Stars

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