Overall rating and opinion of "Final Notice" by Van Fleisher

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Re: Overall rating and opinion of "Final Notice" by Van Fleisher

Post by Brandy C » 30 Apr 2019, 20:45

Analeigh wrote:
05 Dec 2018, 20:49
lori_parker2003 wrote:
01 Mar 2018, 09:26
Had trouble getting through the few pages they give to check out the book. Found it slow and I am a pro-gun person so this biased my view I think. Probably will not buy the book to read in full.
I did take the time to read this book and it definitely has left leaning themes and bias throughout the book. The author tends to villainize any gun owner.
I agree with you! Gun owners did seem to be villainized. The bias in this book is evident in every chapter. I also read the book and left a review. We are a pro-gun family but open-minded. With that being said, I did not like this book. I liked some of the characters but not the story. For me, it was too biased and plays on societies fears.
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Post by KCWolf » 13 May 2019, 15:22

As much as I enjoyed the overall story, I could only rate it 2 out of 4 stars. I feel that Flesher's style contains more telling than showing, and includes little comments that pull one out of the story. Like in the one love scene where he interjects his own thoughts...and talks about the man wearing socks. :roll:

I would recommend this book to people who like to read about current hot topic issues. Also, I think senior citizens would enjoy reading this book as the protagonists are in their age range and dealing with a lot of the same issues that real people deal with every day.
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Post by kelseydwf » 13 Jun 2019, 14:48

I recently reviewed this book and really loved it. I thought it touched on a lot of relevant issues in the USA currently and offered an interesting prospect of human good and evil. My favorite part of the book was the character dynamics and interactions, as I found them all to be quite likable and pleasant. However, I noticed several grammatical errors in the Kindle format of the book. Did anyone else encounter this problem? Because of the captivating plot and characters, but the unfortunate editing issues, I rated this book 3 out of 4 stars. I would definitely recommend it.
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Post by kelseydwf » 22 Jun 2019, 12:03

I really loved this book. I think it touches on some important themes regarding both access to guns and the good/bad of humanity. A lot of us wonder when we will die, and this story presents a lot of different scenarios about choices we might make with this knowledge. I rated it 3 out of 4 stars because of the grammar errors, which were very unfortunate. Otherwise, I definitely recommend it to people who believe in gun reform.
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Post by LinaMueller » 09 Jul 2019, 08:38

Very thought provoking book. This book covers several topics including: school violence, gun control and race relations. It's not a masterpiece but a solid book.
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Post by Nimisha_91 » 25 Aug 2019, 23:14

The storyline sounded so interesting and I was looking forward to reading the book. But I couldn't even get through 10 pages before I gave up. I hated the writing style.

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