First Impressions of Half a Cup of Sand and Sky

mandy1818
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Oct 09 2023 – 11:57 PM

Nice and Moving

Wow, this seems like a very moving piece of written work. I think that this woman's search for...

bbob67615
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Oct 09 2023 – 11:55 PM

Interesting book

I like the way it starts out and the point of view. From the first look it seems like a very...

crochetqueen97
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Oct 09 2023 – 11:19 PM

Intriguing

First off, I love how pretty the cover is! It really draws you in with it. The summary was...

cgigous
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Oct 09 2023 – 10:52 PM

History

An intriguing first look with an eye-catching cover. The story starts out great. Set in 1977...

literary_chaos
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Oct 09 2023 – 08:02 PM

Slow Start.

I read this first impression, knowing that the book is outside my preferred reading genre,...

broeksbooks
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Oct 09 2023 – 04:52 PM

Narration lacking emotion

Perhaps because I do not have the background knowledge of Iran in the 1970s, but this first look...

alexandrawithnoi
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Oct 09 2023 – 03:40 PM

Not bad so far

The first thing that struck me about this book is the author's writing style. There is a lot of...

shannonmiz
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Oct 09 2023 – 03:30 PM

I like it!

So I was on the fence about reading this one- the cover is not immediately appealing, though when...

cookreadsleep
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Oct 09 2023 – 11:48 AM

A bit clunky

This story is definitely going to be a slow burn, but I’m interested in learning more about this...

themoonphoenix
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Oct 09 2023 – 11:16 AM

Interesting

This sounds interesting, I like the focus on woman characters in the middle of a political change...

bwagner
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Oct 09 2023 – 10:53 AM

engaging

This sounds like a book that I would enjoy. A story that brings hope, love and power to the...

gggina13
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Oct 09 2023 – 09:41 AM

Maybe not my style

This one maybe isn't the one I'd pick up first, but it sounds really good! I love the cover and I...

jessicaludden
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Oct 09 2023 – 07:43 AM

Moving

After reading the First Look, I am very interested in Amineh’s story. She seems like a strong...

pcordner
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Oct 09 2023 – 05:30 AM

Lacking Something

I can't say that there was much about this book that drew me in completely. I think the cover...

abondthroughbooks
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Oct 09 2023 – 12:03 AM

Enjoyable

The cover is what initially grabbed my attention followed by the title and synopsis. Once I began...

allie
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Oct 09 2023 – 12:03 AM

nice

The author of "Half a Cup of Sand and Sky" has a pretty nice writing style, and the main...

ang709
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Oct 08 2023 – 10:29 PM

Winds of change

I was intrigued by this first impression. These chapters were set in the period before the big...

ntosh
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Oct 08 2023 – 10:18 PM

Interesting

I think this book will be very interesting! It seems to focus on a time period that I’m honestly...

ellie
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Oct 08 2023 – 09:49 PM

Love it

I love the time period this book takes place in the 70s are so interesting to me, as well as the...

caf2011
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Oct 08 2023 – 09:34 PM

Not for me....

Conceptually I found the description of this book interesting. Unfortunately, I wasn't blown away...

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