Positive reviews are wonderful, especially when they are completely unexpected! I’m reblogging this wonderful post from Elle Bee’s fiction blog. Be sure to check out her other book reviews as well. It’s not too late to add something new to your summer reading list!
Review: Journey to Aviad by Allison D. Reid
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Quote-tastic & Immersifying!
In a fantasy world where nothing is as it seems, a child is caught in the battle between good and evil, Heaven and Hell. When I began reading, I was immediately pulled in. The elegant writing sang to my soul. The Biblical references intrigued me. I began highlighting and highlighting. I highlighted, “Aviad [the God figure] always takes care of his own. When He calls you, He does so with good purpose, and He will remain with you to whatever end.” A few pages later I highlighted, “true spiritual freedom involves courage, strength of character, and even sometimes sacrifice.”
As I learned about each character, I desired to know more about them. I felt like their history existed just beyond my reach and, surely, if I just continued reading, all would be revealed. As different situations were presented, I went from being enraptured by elegant writing to amused by humorous writing to nervous about a scene conclusion…
Source: Elle Bee