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First Impressions of Father of Lions

ashmitchell
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Oct 30 2019 – 10:25 PM

Different

The cover gives a general idea of what the book is about. The story isn’t a type I typically...

allie
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Oct 30 2019 – 10:17 PM

Boring

I'm only vaguely interested in the story described, and from what the preview offers, there's...

kappareads
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Oct 30 2019 – 09:53 PM

Poorly Written

This was just so dull. I looked up the story, and goddammit, a story about a nobody protecting...

kk
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Oct 30 2019 – 05:39 PM

strong start

I really loved the opening sentence: Abu Laith was not the kind of man to let another man...

laceyblossom
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Oct 30 2019 – 05:21 PM

Sounds great!

Father of Lions sounds like a touching, heartwarming read. I've never read a nonfiction book...

marjoh13
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Oct 30 2019 – 04:38 PM

Pretty Good

The excerpt for Father of Lions sounds a lot like other books written about similar events in...

sharsam
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Oct 30 2019 – 02:08 PM

Not for me.

The cover looked cheesy like a paper mache cover. I'm sorry but I'm against the ancient ideas of...

nebula402
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Oct 30 2019 – 01:06 PM

This will be sad.

This book sounds really interesting, but I know it will make me really sad. I remember hearing...

ladyace74
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Oct 30 2019 – 12:10 PM

Interesting

The novel seems like an interesting read as it talks about the effects of war that not just...

mmitchell
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Oct 30 2019 – 09:47 AM

Sounds amazing!

This novel is right up my alley! I loved The Zoo Keeper’s Wife and this has many similarities....

calicarol
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Oct 30 2019 – 02:21 AM

Very interesting

This is the true story of the evacuation of the zoo in Mosul, Iraq. Abu Laith, the successful...

savingsinseconds
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Oct 29 2019 – 10:45 PM

So unique!

Well. I can honestly say this book is quite different from any other I've read. Part...

teresa
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Oct 29 2019 – 10:03 PM

Sounds interesting

I think this sounds like a very interesting as well as and exciting book. And I and an animal...

elizabeth
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Oct 29 2019 – 08:01 PM

I Love This!

I love books like these! History and animals, rolled into one story. This book looks incredibly...

pcordner
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Oct 29 2019 – 07:16 PM

Surprisingly Clever

I would have never thought that this would be a book that I would be interested in reading, but...

myfanartfantasy
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Oct 29 2019 – 06:29 PM

Awesome

I'm definitely getting the zookeepers wife vibes from this book and that's not a bad thing, I for...

mmrios9
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Oct 29 2019 – 04:38 PM

My heart...

You had me at "animal rescue". I'm a sucker for anything relating to animals, and I found this...

mandyeff
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Oct 29 2019 – 04:23 PM

The Cover <3

This book cover and title really pulled me in. But the blurb recommending it to fans of The...

cavernism
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Oct 29 2019 – 04:22 PM

Couldn't Get Into It

It's a fine line, writing a nonfiction work as an engaging narrative that doesn't feel too...

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