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First Impressions of The Arsonists' City

irenecfernandez
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Nov 22 2020 – 02:17 AM

Christmas vibe

My first impression from the cover was "wow this looks like Christmas/ fall vibe type of book"....

taylorashking
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Nov 22 2020 – 01:36 AM

Not sure, but maybe

The first sentence of this book is very gripping and had me interested immediately. However, I...

rmarcin
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Nov 22 2020 – 12:41 AM

A family disrupted

Living life in America is quite different than living in Beirut, Lebanon. When you have...

gracefulreads
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Nov 21 2020 – 07:37 PM

Seems unique

Right off the bat, this book seems like a mishmash of a lot of different elements. Either it will...

twoodsm
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Nov 21 2020 – 05:32 PM

No thank you

I will say the first sentence was very gripping. It had my attention but then I got lost in the...

rayzzzle
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Nov 21 2020 – 09:17 AM

loveeee

i really love this cover, it is definitely what first pulled me into wanting to read this, but...

atticus
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Nov 21 2020 – 07:16 AM

Mixed

I have mixed feelings upon reading this first impression. Although the title is captivating, the...

agrant03
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Nov 20 2020 – 10:38 PM

Cold First Chapter

The opening chapter was very chilling, and I'm interested to see if the novel revisits the...

jen.ni
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Nov 20 2020 – 09:26 PM

Pass

Unfortunately, despite trying to read this preview, this one didn't grip me. I'm not one for the...

dpill22
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Nov 20 2020 – 09:07 PM

Edge of your seat

Okay at first glance it may seem a bit confusing, all the characters , different backgrounds and...

suleika6
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Nov 20 2020 – 07:03 PM

OMG! That cover!!!

Absolutely love the cover and the colors are so eye catching. The story sounds like it does have...

k32rife
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Nov 20 2020 – 06:53 PM

Looks Heartfelt

The Arsonists’ City by Hala Alyan sounds like a story that is super heartfelt and heartbreaking....

ccwise
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Nov 20 2020 – 04:56 PM

sounds good

this sounds like such a good book! the plot sounds slow but interesting and i like the characters...

pug_lover_reads
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Nov 20 2020 – 03:34 PM

not impressed

after reading about this story, I don't think that this book is for me. The book didn't get my...

cookreadsleep
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Nov 20 2020 – 03:19 PM

Fat shaming

There were a few things that put me off from this book. The first of which was that the...

saraichv
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Nov 20 2020 – 03:08 PM

Like a movie

I think this book would make a great movie, the kind where you can't take your eyes off the...

rissa_reads
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Nov 20 2020 – 02:47 PM

Looks Cool

The title drew me in, but everything else made me stay. I love books about familial bonds.... but...

dmoore
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Nov 20 2020 – 11:27 AM

Sounds Interesting!

After reading the description, here are three reasons why I want to read this book. 1. I enjoy...

momof3reads
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Nov 20 2020 – 08:12 AM

The cover drew me in

I love the cover. Very vibrant colors. The story does not seem like something that would interest...

brittany363
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Nov 20 2020 – 01:57 AM

Good storyline

I like the idea and the plot of the book and the incorporation of history and culture. I love it...

arkangeldmd@aol.com
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Nov 19 2020 – 11:20 PM

A new life

Typically, I enjoy reading about other cultural lifestyles. I always thought it was a learning...

dschalley
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Nov 19 2020 – 11:16 PM

Not for me

I am not much of a contemporary reader and when I am I am usually reading it for the fluff that...

becbec624
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Nov 19 2020 – 10:37 PM

Wow!

Talk about an attention grabber! I loved this first impression.The story telling and family...

rncarson
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Nov 19 2020 – 09:48 PM

Nice closing paragraph

The closing paragraph of the excerpt was beautifully crafted. I'd have to read more to decide if...

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