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First Impressions of The Arsonists' City

midwestkimchi
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Nov 23 2020 – 11:23 AM

Culturally Unique

I think what first intrigued me about this book is the culturally unique values each member of...

i0613085482
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Nov 23 2020 – 10:57 AM

Coool!

This book looks so cool! I personally love the cover. The bright but also somehow slightly muted...

lindaro
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Nov 23 2020 – 10:46 AM

Great title

I think this author makes you realize that all families, regardless of nationalities, have the...

negan88
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Nov 23 2020 – 10:23 AM

Not My Type of Novel

I really just could not get into this story from the first look. It really is just not the type...

erinekart
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Nov 23 2020 – 10:22 AM

A promising start

This was a very interesting start. I initially found the two tones of the book jarring but upon...

weeziel
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Nov 23 2020 – 09:58 AM

Not for me

I love the cover! I love that it looks like a painting and it's really eye-grabbing. But the...

teresabtr
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Nov 23 2020 – 09:47 AM

Intrigued

What has really interested me is the switch between the prologue and Part One. It’s quite a jump...

ebb0
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Nov 23 2020 – 09:37 AM

Good Plot

I think the plot of this book sounds really intriguing. I am drawn to the main characters as well...

kay weaver
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Nov 23 2020 – 09:13 AM

Well Written

The book is well written to the point where I could picture some of the scenes they were setting....

sasha
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Nov 23 2020 – 08:08 AM

Heart Whisperer? Eww!

While the first sentence really grabbed me, the style and descriptions kept me reading further. I...

themomwithabook
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Nov 23 2020 – 07:47 AM

Family book

I was hoping for more from this first excerpt we got. It didn’t really get to any of the other...

sassycat
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Nov 23 2020 – 07:16 AM

Powerful

I do enjoy reading books that are set in different parts of the world and I don't think that I...

johart7
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Nov 23 2020 – 06:37 AM

intriguing

I like the cover art. The writing style and characters captured my interest and kept me reading....

brittsbookclub
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Nov 23 2020 – 04:41 AM

Wow

Wow, this book certainly seems like it will have all of the elements to it. I love books that...

merwinn2
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Nov 23 2020 – 02:21 AM

Sounds great

This book sounds really interesting. I know how much houses are connected to memories so it will...

karishma
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Nov 23 2020 – 01:46 AM

Family story

Nasr family has a mix from all across the world- Lebanese, American and Syria. However, when the...

https_michelle
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Nov 23 2020 – 01:28 AM

Promising...

The cover is very pretty! I like the colors & the style of it & the title is really cool! The...

gabi
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Nov 23 2020 – 12:59 AM

Beautiful and Intriguing

To start, the cover of this book is super pretty! I'm already super interested in what is going...

bonbon84
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Nov 22 2020 – 09:57 PM

Sounds good

Sounds like this book will have all the emotions in it! Coming back to the family home will...

inman1kl
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Nov 22 2020 – 08:46 PM

Family

Family dramas are always great to read. Losing a family home would be a very difficult thing to...

queenofthrills72
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Nov 22 2020 – 08:40 PM

Not for me

Wanted to give this a shot even though I typically go for thrillers and mysteries but just wasn't...

calicarol
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Nov 22 2020 – 07:39 PM

Very well written

The Nasr family is originally from Beirut, all but one of the family is now living in the United...

elizabeth
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Nov 22 2020 – 02:28 PM

Oh Wow

I was immediately drawn to the colors of the cover art, but the subject matter is definitely...

thebooknerd
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Nov 22 2020 – 02:02 PM

Love family stories

This is a great book about a very complicated family and the dynamics that govern it. Family...

bookchik15
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Nov 22 2020 – 12:07 PM

Eager to read

I love family books that dive into deep, complex familial relationships. This book promises to do...

dianaiozzia
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Nov 22 2020 – 09:08 AM

Not for me

Although I understand reading this novel could easily expand my knowledge of the Middle East...

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