Featured Official Review: Skills of the Warramunga by Greg Kater [October 2019 Book of the Month]

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Re: Official Review: Skills of the Warramunga by Greg Kater

Post by Zimall » 01 Dec 2018, 04:43

The book sounds crime fiction that i dont enjoy much. Hope it's interesting for crime fiction fans.
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Post by Flowers123 » 17 Dec 2018, 07:46

This book sounds intriguing. It well-written plot that is supported by a cast of well-developed characters reveals the author's ability to captivate his audience. I've read lots of cute sayings about the other two series of the Warramunga trilogy, and It seems this third volume has lived up to expectations. Thanks for this excellent review. It felt like I read the book from your detailed description.

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Post by linda2000 » 01 Jan 2019, 06:00

Flowers123 wrote:
17 Dec 2018, 07:46
This book sounds intriguing. It well-written plot that is supported by a cast of well-developed characters reveals the author's ability to captivate his audience. I've read lots of cute sayings about the other two series of the Warramunga trilogy, and It seems this third volume has lived up to expectations. Thanks for this excellent review. It felt like I read the book from your detailed description.
A time journey tale where a Filipino scientist wants to cross again in time to save you Philippines being separated from the yankee sovereignty. not a fan of historical fiction. thanks for the review.

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Post by janinewesterweel » 26 Apr 2019, 09:26

I have loved both of the other books in this trilogy and will definitely be reading this one (as well as his newest). Glad to hear that you enjoyed it without having read the previous two, but I definitely think it would improve your experience if you had. Hope you get the chance! Thanks for the lovely review. :)
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Post by MatereF » 01 Aug 2019, 03:45

I can't wait to read this book, having read the one before. I am ready for the adventure that awaits in between its pages.
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Post by Wanja Hannah » 20 Aug 2019, 23:26

The tittle of the book does not entice me at all, the storyline though is great and I would love read the book. Thanks for the review.
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Post by Clorinda Donovan » 22 Aug 2019, 17:22

As usual a great review by Cecilia. I really like Greg Kraters writing style and his stories are full of history. These stories are unique and that is something I always look for. Thank you for a great review.
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Post by ernest mwangemi » 23 Aug 2019, 01:02

Reading the book feels like watching a movie. The action in it and suspense is just more than interesting.

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Post by Intuitive Catalyst » 23 Aug 2019, 11:15

From your review and the thirteen pages I've read, it sounds good but not my cup of tea. Cheers :)

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Post by ernest mwangemi » 23 Aug 2019, 12:19

The book gets you visualizing every scenario, it's just something you will lead several times without getting bored.

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Post by Khalayi254 » 21 Sep 2019, 01:46

Thank you for this review as it has helped me to get comfortable in reading this book as it shows that the book stands on its own even though it is third in the series

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Post by Falconcrest » 21 Sep 2019, 02:45

This book seems to have a great story and plot. I always enjoy historically themed books and to add some action makes it even more interesting. I can't wait to read this amazing book and thanks for an extremely informative review.

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Post by Sheila_Jay » 22 Sep 2019, 04:36

I must say I really enjoyed reading this review; I am glad that you pointed out the offensive word even though it is no longer offensive. Many thanks for the insightful review.

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Post by Bababooks » 22 Sep 2019, 09:03

Your review made me want to read the entire series. It shows your good understanding of the author's mind. Good one there.

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Post by Kenesha L Fowler » 23 Sep 2019, 01:27

This sounds like a live one! And I love that you mentioned how you could hear the Aussie and British accents as you read. I think it enriches a book when the author makes good use of native dialects. Great review. Thank you.
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