Some interesting characters but heavy handed much of the time. Feels like the author is talking down to us as readers who wouldn’t know how to survive an event like this, rather than spinning a real tale.
Long on made-up scenarios to justify being prepared, short on plot and pacing. Starting with the power going out, the book never really gets very far. The author seems to prefer to illustrate how to think in such a disaster. That is useful information but so much focus on teaching a lesson (and trying to..
Sunfall: Journey was refreshing for a post-apocalyptic book. Sure, it still takes place in a bigger city and involves people trying to bug out to a safer location, but it follows a group of teenagers in college for some of the story. I haven’t read too many books with a college-aged protagonist who was also..
Would you try another book from D. Gideon and/or Kevin Pierce and Becket Royce ? I’ll try another book in this series to see if it gets any better. Kevin Pierce is awesome. Becket Royce is fine, not my favorite. Would you be willing to try another book from D. Gideon? Why or why not?..
The writing isn’t terrible, but the story is far fetched and incredibly skewed towards a young adult audience. I dig the strong female lead, “Ripley” is a great literary throwback to Alien. ** Spoilers ahead ** One big problem is the time wasted on petty, predictable teenage drama. There’s no adult situations, it’s all nicely..
Great book. Story- a unique style and great character building. This genre has become formulaic and full of sameness. This book is the exception. You will definitely enjoy it. Performance- I’ve never done across a dual performance book I’ve liked. Again, this book is the exception. The alternate narration is by chapter and they are..
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I don’t like all the rules the federal government has, either. But I expect an author to at least try and breakaway from their views and write a story that has dynamic protagonists and not just a whole bunch of characters whose every action in an obvious result of a value the author holds personally…