A #HookReview of DAWN OF THE PHOENIX by A.J. Strickler

“The first chapter starts with action and it drew me in fast.”

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DAWN OF THE PHOENIX caught my eye, partly because it was in the number three slot of paid #DarkFantasy. The cover looked professional and the flames on the front really caught my eye. It also only had 2 reviews, so I figured I’d take a look. The blurb was a bit long and I didn’t care for it. But, I popped open the sample anyway and what hit me first was the book’s formatting  – pro level for sure. Looks great. The first chapter starts with action and it drew me in fast.

Didnt get very far though, as I could not really see the characters or setting in my head fast enough. Based on my personal preference of writing style, it’s a maybe for me. Check it out for yourself.

If anyone else has an opinion, I would love to hear it. Just comment below.

 

What is a #HookReview?

  • It’s me looking for a book to read each week. I’ve decided to document the filtering process as it happens for me and allow people to help me choose.

  • I choose my favorites and ask visitors to vote on which one I read. The poll will be in a pinned post, and runs Monday morning to Sunday morning (EST). The review for the winners of those polls will be reviewed on Fridays.

Author: CJPerry

Stay at home parent of 2 girls, 4 and 16. Struggling writer. Thats me.

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