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The God of Endings

A Novel

by Jacqueline Holland

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M K. (Minneapolis, MN)

The God of Endings
What popped into my head as I started getting into this book was the Chinese curse: "May you live in interesting times." I had a lot of mixed feelings about this book. For a first novel this woman writes extremely well, but also like many first novels, it's twice as long as it needs to be. Given that the main character, Collette LeSange is immortal, spending so much time of the book detailing her search for the life sustaining elixir of blood seems at the very least ironical. Collette is a lonely soul without many resources to achieve much more than simple survival. Rather than giving us more of a panoramic historical view and sharing that kind of commentary, it's simply a well written book where most of it focuses on survival. I was disappointed. I hope her next novel is better.
Lois B. (Craftsbury, VT)

Lost Interest
I requested this book because of the storyline but sadly I could not get invested in the main character. I just felt like the character could have been fleshed out more. There we three storylines happening; past, present, and what was going on with main character (hunger). Some things seemed so unrelated that I got frustrated and skipped to the end where I discovered that where I thought the story was going is where it went but I didn't really care at that point. This was just not the book for me.
Lesa R. (Joliet, IL)

Stranger Take on Vampire Story
I am not a big fan of vampire stories. No offense, I just never got into the genre as millions of others did. If it wasn't for the swift moving prose I may not have gotten through it. I found it to be much too long with confusing, unnecessary names and places being thrown in here and there. Some situations seemed to never be fully explained like the WWII section. Although I felt the book ran on and on I did particularly enjoy the Paul character the most and thought the ending made sense.
John A. (Ashland, OR)

A Bloody Disappointment of a Vampire Book
This was a very original take on the vampire saga, and it was well written and sensitive. Unfortunately, it moved at a glacial pace and was frequently repetitive and uninteresting. It was a challenge to make it through the entire book, and I can't recommend it.

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