First Impressions of The New Kingdom

ellerudy
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Jun 07 2021 – 11:50 PM

Not for me

I usually would love a story like this, but I did not feel engaged by what I read so far. I...

allthebestbooks
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Jun 07 2021 – 11:13 PM

Not for me

I’m not a big thriller reader, but I do often read mysteries. That being said, I don’t think this...

batmanpalmtree
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Jun 07 2021 – 11:06 PM

Not for me

I’m not sure about this book. It seems like an okay book but I don’t think that I would enjoy...

chelle
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Jun 07 2021 – 11:05 PM

not feelin it

I'm not familiar with this author like a lot of others are, i do see how others could like his...

camdenellese
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Jun 07 2021 – 10:56 PM

Adventurous!

So I haven't read the other series related to this book, but I dont feel like I need to to know...

littlecornerreads
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Jun 07 2021 – 10:41 PM

Slow Start

The synopsis sounds intriguing, especially since the story is set in ancient Egypt, but the first...

bobsmobrocks
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Jun 07 2021 – 10:24 PM

Incredibly Intriguing

As soon as I saw the front of this book, I knew I had to read it. It looks incredibly...

jklmnatom
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Jun 07 2021 – 10:18 PM

Not feelin it.

The story starts off way too formulaically for me. The writing just felt forced and unoriginal....

mlstweet
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Jun 07 2021 – 09:26 PM

Shocked

Honestly, I am impressed. I looked at Wilbur Smith's "The New Kingdom" expecting to not be...

mandy1818
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Jun 07 2021 – 09:26 PM

Wow!

The New Kingdom sounds so interesting! I like the unique premise and themes of power, fate, and...

gmoreland75
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Jun 07 2021 – 09:14 PM

More Smith?

I wish I liked this author more. Bookish First seems to get a lot of his work (and there is SO...

charitycase10
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Jun 07 2021 – 09:04 PM

Interesting

Right off the bat we have teenage boys after glory.... didn't quite see that it would turn to...

abunke
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Jun 07 2021 – 08:39 PM

Confusing

I think the start of this story was confusing for me. I did not feel connected to the story and...

crandomblog
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Jun 07 2021 – 08:36 PM

Intriguing!

I am absolutely hooked on this. I adore the writing style and the fact that it starts off by...

jetta
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Jun 07 2021 – 08:34 PM

ooooohhhh

Of all of the first glimpses I've read from this author, NONE have never mad me eager and...

ifthebook
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Jun 07 2021 – 07:32 PM

Hard to say

It was difficult for me to get a read on this book from the excerpt. I was intrigued by the...

adri_lv
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Jun 07 2021 – 07:23 PM

Mysterious indeed

I actually not a big fan of action-and-mystery books, and I am afraid that this one is no...

johart7
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Jun 07 2021 – 06:00 PM

historical fiction

Historical fiction with fantasy. The story of ancient Egypt intrigued me from the start. Hui is a...

mcj
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Jun 07 2021 – 05:53 PM

Not for me

It's a textbook example of the genre, which I guess will appeal to many, but makes it feel...

rmayer
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Jun 07 2021 – 04:26 PM

Interesting!

First, I am not a fan of the book cover. It seems to fall a little flat and bland to me. The...

mjlog
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Jun 07 2021 – 03:23 PM

Fast paced riveting beginning

This is usually not my type of story, but I must admit the author has done a great job of...

becbec624
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Jun 07 2021 – 02:23 PM

Very engaging

This First Look was very engaging. I always enjoy the time and effort that goes into adding maps...

kalventure
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Jun 07 2021 – 01:53 PM

Impressive start

With lush and descriptive prose, The New Kingdom drew me in right away. I've always loved stories...

myinfinitetbr
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Jun 07 2021 – 01:41 PM

Not For Me

I was definitely interested in ancient Egyptian setting, but I was just didn't connect to the...

stjean38
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Jun 07 2021 – 01:25 PM

Gripping!

I was hooked from the first word of the preview all the way through to the last. I was shocked...

bibliophile2020
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Jun 07 2021 – 01:22 PM

New series

This book is meant to be the first in a new series, and I must say that I was fairly impressed. I...

allysteinke
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Jun 07 2021 – 01:10 PM

Intrigued!

First, Wilbur Smith is really great at writing these mystery novels - and this one sounds no...

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