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I felt as though certain aspects were dragged out more than they needed to be. Well, wasn’t that a disappointment. Fascinating idea, also nice combination of fact and fiction.
Borgia gets up on stage to introduce Julius but instead roasts him. Honestly I ended up reading this one well into the night because I enjoyed it. To date, over 10, teachers have registered, and the success rate in getting teens to read has been unprecedented.
When he learned high school teachers were actually using his books in the classroom MEG had been rated 1 book for reluctant readers Steve launched Adopt-An-Author, a nationwide non-profit program designed to encourage students to read. Entering the book unsure what to expect, I must admit that I enjoyed it more than I had expected. He kills them but instead of getting to go back to earth he instead meets an ancient alien who tells him that the book needs a sequel and that the his job isn’t done.
I could find no reason or rhyme why some words were underlined and some weren’t. I could have understood a moment or two of weakness at the face of an emotional dilemma, but I could not tolerate her bawling at every single turn. Published June 17th by Tor Books first published See all 8 reviews.
He sends a command and his missiles blow up. I actually went on line to varify some of the research Alten used in the book. Well, again that will depend on the reader. Inside the ship it somehow sends out a signal, that is routed through all the ancient monuments like the Giza Pyramids and Stone Hedge, turns out they were build as a way to cover up giant alien radio transmitters, that turns off all of the nuclear missiles and disarms all the mechanical birds.
I don’t like aliens or Star Trekky-like creatures. Failures in her characterisation prevented me from connecting with the story. Readers who insist on realism should look elsewhere, but those who like to get swept away on a wild ride with few restraints are in for a treat.
Turn after turn the storyline kept me guessing at what would happen next. The main character, Dominique, drove me crazy the way she constantly switched allegiances and allowed herself to be talked into doing or believing whatever the other characters wanted her to. Julius has a heart attack and dies. The book then skips a few years, well a couple of million but who’s counting, to a scene where the Testwmento are uncovering a precious ancient artifact using all the care of a modern archaeologist.
Definit Overall, enjoyed the book, too much detail in some areas, testamentp much waffling in others. Apocalipsis maya Spanish Edition. A lot of facts about Mayans and such stuff I’m interested about.
If popular reviews are anything to go by, chances are you either love or hate Testamehto Alten’s Domain. Can someone help me with this book? Return to Book Page.
People die, people cheat, people get elected to testametno. America sends off a second wave, because as every American knows if there is one thing we have a lot of it’s nuclear bombs. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Yes we have a Latino character being written by a white man telling us that all the great achievements made by people of color in the past was really done by white men.
Mick being 14 gets angry and attacks Borgia causing him to lose an eye. Esta lleno de muchas cosas interesantes para el conocimiento de todos. It is definitely a tough read for those who are not very fluent in Spanish.
El Testamento Maya
Lots of Pseudo Faux Science Fun He is suffering because his mother dumped her fiance on the eve of her wedding and run off with his father. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
But, that is exactly why I belong to the readers who review Domain positively. Oct 18, Polly rated it did not like it.
Of course i couldnt testamenfo most of the story line so i had to read it all over again and what a disappointment it was. But I’m happy that I read this. All of this was done to warn everyone that in all the stars in the milky way would line up and open the ability for a stargate of some kind to open and destroy the world.
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Unlike Crichton, who makes his factual information interesting by having characters present it within dialog, Alten assaults the reader with a constant barrage of scientific info-dumping that will have been largely forgotten by the time they reach the next page.
She starts to believe that Mike is not a nutter, but has yet to bond with her own past. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
Tedtamento word that testamneto describe this book would be intence because there is a lot of action and interesting facts of things that could happend on the future. However Foletta, Raymond, Groznyi, and every other nameless halfwit doesn’t.