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Conquest Earth by William Manchee
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Dec 25, 10

bookshelves: first-reads, science-fiction, zzread-dec-2010, to-give-away
Read from December 06 to 25, 2010

I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway. The book arrived with the first two volumes in MP3 form. This review is based on the third book.

A few things bothered me about this book. First of all, the font kept changing. I have never seen that before. The book is set in a very small type then suddenly it reverts to a larger and more comfortable type. Then back to small type. A little distracting for the reader.

I had difficulty staying interested in the story. I found that there were a lot of characters with weird names to keep track of. I wasn't sure who the good guys were or the bad guys. There was a lot going on and it was a little confusing.

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Reading Progress

12/06/2010 page 1
0.0% "Nice cover art." 5 comments
12/06/2010 page 8
2.0% "I did not get a chance to listen to books 1 and 2 on CD - I'm a little lost - there are a lot of characters. So far, not bad...."
12/06/2010 page 29
8.0% "Have you ever read a book where the font changes randomly? It's weird and distracting. I like the larger font - it is normal sized and easy on the eyes." 8 comments
12/07/2010 page 55
15.0% "There is a lot of dialogue in this book - almost as if it were written to be a screen play rather than a novel. Leek is on the Earth bound shuttle to warn the Earthlings of an impending attack." 14 comments
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Greta is Erikasbuddy Uber hates it when authors give everyone weird names. I can never keep up with them when they do that.

OH! And I totally gets ya! I wouldn't want the font to change like that either. I like BIG BIG BIG grandma font ;) Makes it easier on the peepers

Sorry it wasn't an out of this word adventure for ya


message 2: by Catherine (new)

Catherine It's insanely distracting when the font changes in a book. It always snaps me out of the story.


message 3: by AH (new) - rated it 2 stars

AH Catherine wrote: "It's insanely distracting when the font changes in a book. It always snaps me out of the story."

I guess it beats spelling errors.


message 4: by Catherine (new)

Catherine That's true.


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