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November Fox, #1. Following Joy - A Metaphysical Visionary Fable

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  22 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Think you’ve read it all? This revelatory chronicle will have you thinking otherwise. Into the swirling vortex, you will be drawn – whether you think this is your sort of book or not. You just might find yourself questioning your own perceptions of reality and be left craving more. + 39 Augmented Reality Illustrations.


Kindle Edition, 2nd Edition, 521 pages
Published November 1st 2016 by Conscious Fiction (first published January 1st 2015)
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Nov 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Told by The Architect from another dimension, November Fox is a book which manages to illustrate an overall connection of everything that is in the Universe. Truly interesting, imaginative and entertaining, as well as thought provoking.

The blurb is really all that you should know about the story before reading it. My re-telling of any events would simply ruin the wonderment of discovery. November Fox is not only an enjoyable read but it also does something new… E.E. Bertram takes a step further
Melissa Souza
Mar 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi, fantasy
**Thank you to the author and Netgalley for sending me an ARC in return for an honest review.

3 stars!!!

This book is really hard for me to rate to be honest with you. Although, the concept is highly original, I found the execution to be rather confusing and heavy at times. Maybe I wasn't the targeted audience for this book. Don't get me wrong, I love philosophical books that pose the big questions in life. But somehow I feel that for a fictional piece of writing, complexity in subject matter can
Alyssa Janine Busia
A rare and unique novel that is amazingly beautiful and enjoyable to read.

The story goes around The Architect, November Fox and Erica. How The Architect follows the life of November Fox since she was a baby, how Erica will learn the existence of the Architect and the life of November and of course, how November Fox will need to uncover some mysteries that surrounds the world of Form.

I am telling you that this novel is very uncommon and reading this will impress you. This book will also let you e
Rachel Kass
Nov 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was quite the adventure of a book. I wasn't quite sure what I was getting into when I agreed to be a part of the virtual book tour as a reviewer. This book was definitely out of my comfort zone. You know what, though? I am so happy I decided to take that step and read this beautiful book. November Fox will take you through many dimensions and on a magic carpet ride (quite literally). Enjoy this book in all its wonderfulness because it is the kind of book that every individual will have vast ...more
Victoria Haugen
Nov 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This audiobook was a pleasure to listen to, so many interesting concepts!
It's unlike most things I've ever read, I was totally captivated by it.
Great story, fun to listen to, great narration.

What a treat!
I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.
Megan (Under the Book Cover)
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Thank you to E.E. Bertram for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for review!

I'm not really sure where to begin with this review. This is one of the most unique books that I have ever read, and has left me in a state of absolute fascination and with a very large need for the second book. The waiting game for the sequel is going to be the longest and hardest wait I've had to experience for years, but I know it will be
Peter Dickerson
Nov 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful read. Beautifully planned and presented.

I have read the just released and wonderful November Fox, Book 1, Following Joy, A Metaphysical Visionary Tale. I loved the main character November Fox who was an orphan, is now a vegan pop star, and may be destined to be one of the future leaders of Earth.

The book is very interesting, unusual and has been crafted with great care. I liked the balance of metaphysical philosophy and progression through the challenges that November faced. The diff
Jan 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, 2016
First of all thank you E.E. Bertram for the review copy. This has to be one of the most unusual and yet fascinating books I have ever read. AR is something that I am aware of but don't think about all too often. In this book it plays a main role in helping the reader immerse themselves into the story. It's very hard to explain what goes on in the story without giving a lot away (and I'm generally a spoiler free reviewer) so just know that when people say this is similar to The Matrix know they a ...more
Elaine Milks
Jun 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
NOVEMBER FOX by E.E. Bertram
A mystical, visionary fable with whimsical elements and humor. This story is chock full with interesting characters and an entertaining read that involves travels to other worlds on different levels and times, and weaved with imaginative connectivity between worlds that exist in differing quantum realities.
Oct 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Review coming November 1st 2016
Jun 28, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: netgalley, reviewed
While I was really intrigued in the story of this book, I felt that the writing and character development just held this book back from being great. ‘November Fox’ follows a music star ‘November’ as she receives a mystical cube form the ‘Cube Maker’ and goes on a fantasy journey as she explores her purpose in life and the importance of love and relationships in our lives. We see Novembers story through the narration of ‘The Architect’ in the form of letters he has written and sent to our world, ...more
Stephen Bentley
Nov 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Different and Fascinating!
This is an excellent read. As books go, it is both different and fascinating. Fascinating because it transports the reader into an imaginary world full of great characters including the main character November Fox.
The story is mainly told by ‘The Architect’ who keeps a watchful eye on November ever since she was taken to an orphanage after being abandoned in the woods.
It is also told through the eyes of November herself and Erica. The tale is one of a journey through ti
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Alice in wonderland is one of the hardest formats to pull off.

So this book just rips it instead.

You follow a character named November (red flag already) who's in her late twenties yet acts 9. Falls through the metaphoric rabbit hole and follows a pink elephant around because "he's late, he's late. Is there cake?"

They shift from one world / dimension / to the next just so Alice November can have an exposition dump with one character. Just one. Each time. All this hoping around just so one charac
Paul Franco
Feb 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
This novel was both interesting and weird on many levels, though thankfully most were entertaining. The philosophical ramblings tend to be too much once in a while, but basically it’s an enjoyable ride as we follow a young female rock star through many worlds and even time, all the while searching for some kind of enlightenment, semi-guided by a floating Rubik’s Cube that makes the subtitle literal.
November—thankfully we find out about the name early—turns out to be a happy loopy girl, the kind
Oct 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm not sure that I really loved this book, and I'm not sure that I don't, but I certainly found myself captivated by it. This was in part due to James Abbott's storytelling prowess... he was Awesomesauce on toast!
I'd noticed that in several of the reviews that I've read, people are saying that it is reminiscent of "Alice in Wonderland" but since I haven't read that book (Yeah,yeah... I know... sheesh!) I felt that I would be stepping into the book with a fresh perspective. I found it to be tota
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E.E. Bertram (Esther Bertram) is an Author, Musician & Media Artist. Her dedication, creative mind, and technical skill set enable her to create innovative and original expressions, combining wisdom and fantasy, to assist her life’s mission – “To inspire wonder and growth.” After more than a decade of touring Europe and recording as a professional singer/songwriter and producer of electronic m ...more