Official Review: Missed Memories by Alan Baker

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Re: Official Review: Missed Memories by Alan Baker

Post by unamilagra » 10 Jun 2019, 15:56

I really like the premise of this book. It's too bad it got a bit rambly in parts, but it sounds like it still had lots to offer in the way of twists and turns and character development. Thanks for a thorough review!

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Post by Jaime Lync » 10 Jun 2019, 23:16

Great review... I totally understand what you meant about the characters falling into the mould of their roles...it is tough not to have them do that...

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Post by Nisha Ward » 11 Jun 2019, 00:03

Azrael sounds weirdly cartoonish with his whole "I will have your soul" schtick but in a good way. I can't explain it but he sounds like a lot of fun as a villain. Sounds like a good book.
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Post by Wyland » 11 Jun 2019, 05:02

I liked that the author is a great storyteller such that it was hard not to empathize with him describing Alex’s sense of losing her whole family. Thanks for the great review.

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Post by Mbrooks2518 » 13 Jun 2019, 00:51

I'm intrigued. This seems like a very engaging read. Great review!

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Post by Kibetious » 13 Jun 2019, 05:18

Thanks for the well-detailed review of this fascinating book. Glad that the characters are well-developed and also relatable. I would love to read this book.
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 10:39

unamilagra wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 15:56
I really like the premise of this book. It's too bad it got a bit rambly in parts, but it sounds like it still had lots to offer in the way of twists and turns and character development. Thanks for a thorough review!
It is a very cool premise!
Thanks so much for the comment :)
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 10:49

Jaime Lync wrote:
10 Jun 2019, 23:16
Great review... I totally understand what you meant about the characters falling into the mould of their roles...it is tough not to have them do that...
It is tough! And I suppose the moulds come from what they're supposed to be. I just think that a flaw in character every now and again adds to the realism. Not that there's much realism with the angel of death walking around, but you know...
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 10:51

Nisha Ward wrote:
11 Jun 2019, 00:03
Azrael sounds weirdly cartoonish with his whole "I will have your soul" schtick but in a good way. I can't explain it but he sounds like a lot of fun as a villain. Sounds like a good book.
I know... and he had a three-piece suit and shiny black shoes... the perfect cartoon :)
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 10:58

Wyland wrote:
11 Jun 2019, 05:02
I liked that the author is a great storyteller such that it was hard not to empathize with him describing Alex’s sense of losing her whole family. Thanks for the great review.
It was definitely hard not to get a lump in my throat!
Thanks so much for commenting!
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 11:05

Mbrooks2518 wrote:
13 Jun 2019, 00:51
I'm intrigued. This seems like a very engaging read. Great review!
Thanks for stopping by :)
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Post by Bianka Walter » 13 Jun 2019, 11:05

Kibetious wrote:
13 Jun 2019, 05:18
Thanks for the well-detailed review of this fascinating book. Glad that the characters are well-developed and also relatable. I would love to read this book.
If you do, I hope you enjoy it! Thanks, Kibetious :)
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Post by Kelyn » 14 Jun 2019, 23:43

At first glance, it looks like a very interesting book. I love almost anything about the supernatural and being able to see the angel of death definitely qualifies. Suspension of disbelief seems to be somewhat of a problem though, even if the characters are likable and the storyline engaging. I'm not sure whether I'll pick this one up but it's worth considering. Thanks for the heads up!
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Post by CommMayo » 16 Jun 2019, 10:42

This sounds like it could be a rather hard book to read for someone who has lost family members. I'm still too tender to pick up a book like this, but I'm happy that you were able to see the potential in it.

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Post by Bluebird03 » 16 Jun 2019, 14:10

Unfortunately, I have also read books where too much meandering dialog took away from the plot. Thank you for a very thoughtful and insightful review!

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