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3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Nikki finds herself in a world between realms, the Bardo, and time is running out. Soon her essence will be scattered forever. Can she pull herself together?
Bardo , based loosely on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, follows Nikki, a young schoolgirl who has an.... unfortunate accident and finds herself trapped in the Bardo. It won’t be long before she'll be scattered across th
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Paperback, 211 pages
Published August 20th 2012 by Mythos Press (An imprint of GMTA Publishing) (first published August 19th 2012)
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Sam
Sep 15, 2012 Sam rated it really liked it
I first read this in its early stages, and found it amusing then. Having read the whole thing, I can honestly say it's just as good.

The story follows Nikki and her trials after an accident as she has to race against time to gather her missing pieces. Though this seems a very character-based story, there's plenty of action and hilarious commentary that makes Bardo a fun adventure from start to finish. Nikki's voice is brilliant, and the supporting cast play their roles very well.

My main criticism
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Leanne Herrera
Nov 18, 2012 Leanne Herrera rated it it was amazing
My first thought when beginning to read this book was what the heck is Bardo? After reading it, I sort of understood what it was but I wanted to know more so I asked him about it and about his use of footnotes. This was his response:
Bardo is short for Bardo thodol which is the place Tibetans believe they go when they die. I think the closest thing in Christianity would be purgatory. The idea is that they have is that when people die they will be reincarnated in different realms depending on how
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Claire Taylor
Dec 16, 2012 Claire Taylor rated it it was amazing
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Bardo

Nikki finds herself in a world between realms, the Bardo, and time is running out. Soon her essence will be scattered forever. Can she pull herself together?

This book is based loosely on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, and every reader will get something from it, no matter what their age. The younger readers will enjoy the adventure whilst the older reader will see things on a different level (whilst also enjoying the adventure). Although not a unique concept, this book is a gr
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Bryan Cahyaputra
Oct 20, 2015 Bryan Cahyaputra rated it it was amazing
this book was really awesome.. i read that and it was incredibly inspiring. love this book and the writer also!
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