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Post by bellaterrabooks » 06 Feb 2019, 18:39

Reminiscent of stories of the vision quests or the walkabouts of differing cultures, this story sounds like one that transcends multiple civilizations. Will represents the young child coming into maturity discovering the enlightenment of differing dimensions and their power. This book would be ideal for a young adult in the transition as it might have a relatable storyline and characters.

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Post by Jacquelyn-63 » 06 Feb 2019, 18:44

This book sounds very interesting. I’m not into a lot of fantasy, but I think I may give this book a try. Thank you for the review.

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Post by nonamer_miss » 06 Feb 2019, 18:55

This sounds like an interesting adventure and fantasy book. I am intrigue on what happened to the twins.

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Post by pixiestyx » 06 Feb 2019, 19:05

Thanks for such an amazing review! I'm normally a little hesitant about fantasy novels (I prefer urban fantasy over high/epic fantasy), but this one sounds too good to pass up. I love the idea of parallel worlds, and the fact that Will has a wolf and a falcon watching over him is pretty neat too. Definitely gonna check this one out!

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Post by Katherine Smith » 06 Feb 2019, 19:06

I am very interested in reading this book especially after hearing that fans of the Harry Potter series would love it. I love novels that center around fantasy and different periods of time because they make you step out of your world. The cover art is beautiful and the premise of the book is unlike that to which I have heard about.
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Post by Sanyesto » 06 Feb 2019, 19:20

Your review has made me interested in this story. I love when narration is good and it is a fast paced read. I am curious to Will's wolf and falcon helped him home and if his sistet will be found.

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Post by Animarium1234 » 06 Feb 2019, 19:24

There is this one novel I found in the internet before, it's kinda have the same kind of idea, about mirror image and all. But it's a sci-fi novel and a fantasy version of it? That's what I looking for!

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Post by Jsovermyer » 06 Feb 2019, 19:25

This sounds like a thrilling and imaginative story. I like the idea of parallel universes. Also magic animal friends are great in a children's book. Congratulations to the author for being chosen as BOTD. Thanks to the reviewer for your delightful review of the audiobook.

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Post by jpatt » 06 Feb 2019, 19:27

I'm intrigued by this book. From the amazon description it sounds a bit "floaty" and not particularly grounded. That being said if the book is action-packed perhaps my first impression was wrong so I'll definitely be reading this one!

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Post by hsimone » 06 Feb 2019, 19:29

This sounds like such a unique and fun fantasy - I love the sounds and echoes idea. I hope Will can find his twin sister with the help of his falcon and wolf! It's great to hear that the narration on the audible version was well-done and that you enjoyed it. Danger around every corner, constant tests of friendships and loyalties? Sounds like an exciting read! I'm not a big fan of graphic scenes, but I'm drawn to the plot so much that I'm willing to give it a try! Thank you for your enthusiastic review!
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Post by Ms_Bookworm » 06 Feb 2019, 19:44

I, too, have always been intrigued by parallel lives/universes - it's one of my favorite themes in the Sci-Fi genre. Because of your review I'd like to learn more about Will and his quest to find his twin sister. Thank you for your thoughtful take on this work. :techie-studyingbrown:
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Post by moj8668 » 06 Feb 2019, 20:06

Lately I’ve been obsessed with fantasy and to find one involving the idea of an parallel world? I’m intrigued and looking forward to this one.

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Post by Gemma_15 » 06 Feb 2019, 20:33

Parallel worlds are really cool to read about. It's usually really hard to do well. Great job on the review.
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Post by Dawn_Sooy » 06 Feb 2019, 20:54

The Crystilleries of Echoland
by Dew Pellucid

Parallel worlds have always fascinated me since watching the TV series. I like that the author had a wolf and a falcon as "friends" with Will. The imagery the author writes is incredible. From the first two sentences, I was engrossed in this story. I especially like the picture at the beginning of Chapter 1. Congratulations to the author.

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Post by Diobi » 06 Feb 2019, 20:57

The Crystilleries of Echoland
by Dew Pellucid

We are their sounds, and them our echoes" this keeps ringing in my head.
‘The Crystilleries of Echoland’ is indeed a fascinating book to read. The amity between these three (Will, the Wolf and the falcon) I trust will bring Emmy back.

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