J Bowring

Ontario, Canada

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Creative!

Different (in a good way) and well written. Extremely creative and I want to read more! NOT as predictable as I thought it was going to be either which is a huge plus.

The only reason I didnt give this a 5 star in overall enjoyment is because of the strangely religious turn it took. Though I understand having it in the story, I feel like it was a little too much. Made me want to start skimming and I nearly put down the book at one point. Luckily I didnt because I was very happy about how the story continued. It was just at that time in those few chapters that made it annoying enough to drop my 5 stars down to a four.

Other than those few chapters, it was well done. Well enough for me to go see if the author has the next book out so I can continue the story!

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Good!

Its cliche which isnt usually my thing, but its done well. Clearly needs a lot of work on length and such but I definitely enjoyed it. Very well done for a first draft!

The best advice I can give the author is to slow it down a bit. The emotions move too quickly, making it seem unrealistic, almost forced. You need to give your characters time to process things and explain their thoughts on how to get there. This will also lengthen your book and create depth of character which will draw in more readers!

Overall, well done!

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Only 2 chapters

It's very difficult to write a review when there is so little. The characters haven't had the time to develope yet which makes it especially hard. What I can say however is that the book seems great so far, if dramatic in a high school setting kind of way.

Only advice I can give to the author is to keep an eye on those little grammar mistakes, and to remember to not tell us how they're feeling but to make us feel it. Example: instead of telling us she crying, make us feel the sob clawing up her throat, or the burn behind her eyes as she fought them off. It can make a HUGE difference in a book.

Anyway, overall, I think the start if this book is good and has the potential for a great book.

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Not a fan

Though the plot of the story is amazing, I'm not sure how this book has so many likes. The novel is written like a list with no attention to detail in the characters surroundings. And though the main character is written well, the rest of the characters seem to be written without any real emotion.

I apologize to the author for such a review, but this novel needs some serious editing and a lot of hard work. The potential for a great book is there between the lines, but more effort needs to go in to blending it all together. I could honestly only get though so much of this novel before getting irritated and skipping ahead to see if the writing got any better.

Advice to the author: reread each chapter carefully. If you read it aloud, I find it helps find flaws in your own novel. The grammar mistakes I expect (even my own has several and I've recited it multiple times trying to get it all right, so I would never expect perfection in anothers) but the general FEEL of it needs to be fixed greatly. For more detailed tops, read the comments other have written in the chapters as many of them said exactly what I was thinking.

Hope it gets better, just remember not to give up. Persistence is the key. And reread, reread, reread!

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Recommend!

Would definitely recommend this novel!! The plot was paced perfectly in my opinion and the storyline itself kept me interested theoughout. There are a few grammar issues but nothing too bad and none of them are consistant.

The only advice I can give to the author is to be sure you're story isnt reading like a list. For example, instead of saying: "she went to the bathroom and got dressed, when she came out..." you could say instead, "after exiting the bathroom freshly dressed..." Its a flaw I see many authors make (and one of the hardest things for me to find in my own novels) and if it happens too often it can break up a book too much. But this was the only thing I could see that was fairly consistant throughout the novel.

Honestly, excellent work! For those of you who read the reviews before reading the book, I tell you: read read read!

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And excellent second installment

Once again, incredible. The twists and turns were wonderful and there are still so many unanswered questions it's dragging me right into the next book, whole at the same time it had a satisfying ending. I cannot wait to continue!!

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Absolutely incredible

Best book I've read on inkitt. Everything was incredible. Theres so much good to say that theres not enough room. The characters, the plot, the twists, the ending, the descriptions, the.... you know what? It's just all absolutely incredible!!!!

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Not bad

The plot is great the grammar is good, the writing style is good, however, the female main character is particularly idiotic. And not in a naive way but as in the author obviously tried to make her clueless in order to have to explain things or to add things to the plot. Because of her forced idiocy, the book became best described as 'lacking' instead of awesome.

Those things should flow naturally, not be forced by the author. The plot is great, the other characters are interesting, but change how completely and unnecessarily clueless Kate is and you'd get more great reviews.

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Sorry

Its creative and fun, the potential for an excellent book is there. The problem is the main character.

She seems fine, likeable even, but then suddenly she will do something foolish. It's obvious that the author makes her have a stupid decision just to add more to the story. It makes her character inconsistent and entirely frustrating. More, this affects the entire plotline and therefore has a terrible impact on the books as a whole.

As I said, the potential is there, and with some work the author could turn this into something great, but for now its exhausting. Sorry author, I hope my comment helps you improve the book rather than take it badly!

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Excellent but not my style

The writing was excellent. The shift between POV's perfect, the characters developed and interesting, and there were unexpected turns that made the story even better.

However, it started off fast then slowed down throughout the book. Perhaps some would enjoy this but its not my style.

In all reality, I believe I'd the book was enlarged and split into two books (such as after what happened to Gary) then both books would be five star for me. Its just that the first part of the book was about one thing while the second Prt was about an entirely different plotline.

Again, the writing style is excellent and I'm definitely going to check out more of your books because of this fact alone. Hope I didnt offend you by this review, but as an author, I know it's the honest comments that help rather than false praise.

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Incredible.

Excellently written. There are some grammar issues that could be found with a simple edit on the authors part but that's the only flaw I see. Incredible cliffhanger ending and the characters have great depth. Loved every minute of it.

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INCREDIBLE!

The characters are incredible, the writing is incredible, the plot (which I first believed is cliche) managed to interest me from begining to end. I absolutely love it and cannot wait to read more. Very, very, very, VERY well done. The only flaw is the grammar mistakes and there's not many of those either so very well done. I would recommend this book, absolutely.

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Well done

It was enjoyable. At times I found it to be either too slow or too fast, but with a good edital those things could be fixed. Overall a good book which I enjoyed.

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One to be remembered!

Incredible story with an incredibly unexpected and frighteningly realistic ending. There were a few grammar mistakes, but otherwise this book was absolutely incredible.

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Well done.

Excellent book. There were a few small gaps in her character (she never mentioned concern for her mother at all, it's like she disappeared) and the plot (after Gods dream, we know nothing about what happened with the angels or why the fight was stopped, etc).

Otherwise, it was quick, witty, and interesting. Well written and enjoyable. Great job.

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So far so good!

The book is missing some details, but the plot is unique and interesting. Needs a bit of work, but so far, I'm very much enjoying the book - can't seem to put it down!

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