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Star Watchers

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Star Watchers is a collection of over 50 diverse poems, where a handful of selected poems merge to tell a greater story, of love, darkness and the hard-earned journey of life.

The challenge is figuring out which poems piece together the larger story called, Star Watchers. Readers will be able to recognize that certain poems connect through repetition of names and phrases. I
Paperback, 124 pages
Published May 12th 2012 by Bookfarm (first published October 7th 2011)
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Apr 21, 2015 Natalie rated it did not like it
I suppose the rating is harsh but this this is some of the most pretentious drivel I've ever read and I hate it.

It starts off bad with the author's prologue where she says:

"I recommend keeping this book close at hand so that you can administer it's insightful, inspirational and fainthearted words."

And from that I'm sure you can imagine what it's like from there. It's so bad it's almost funny. I'm sure the author was feeling very inspired when she wrote this, and really, poetry is hard to get r
Sep 09, 2012 Ryan rated it liked it
First off, I received this book as a First Reads Giveaway.

Critiquing and reviewing a book of poetry is harder than doing the same for a standard work of fiction. There's a lot more artistic style when it comes to poetry and I think people's tastes are more varied. In a standard work of fiction it's more about plot and characters to connect with and not so much the writer's style and word choice, though that does play a significant part.

That's why I was intrigued when I read the description for S
Dec 22, 2012 Gerd rated it it was ok
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Didn't quite finish it yet, but I can't see it getting any better.

I like the idea, a selection of poems that unite to tell a story - but frankly I was hoping for more unity here.
We've got some "Story" poems, which frankly can't hold a candle to the classics, mixed in with what feels at times like random writing.
I did like some of it good enough, there certainly is some entertainment value to it, but I don't find it very inspiring, or romantic, or - well, even just plain beautiful written.

Aug 09, 2012 Amelia marked it as to-read
This book looks great... but is the giveaway autographed? That's what it said on the author's page.
Jul 13, 2012 Patty rated it it was amazing
love the cover and it sounds good to...
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