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Eternal Eden

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

50 out of 55 people found this review helpful.

LOVE IT!

So far this year I've read 23 books and I have to say this one is by far my favorite! It is definitely re-read worthy!

Eternal Eden is a love story. An amazing, addicting, beautifully written love story. It has all the elements of a wonderful read from the well devel...
So far this year I've read 23 books and I have to say this one is by far my favorite! It is definitely re-read worthy!

Eternal Eden is a love story. An amazing, addicting, beautifully written love story. It has all the elements of a wonderful read from the well developed characters to the shock inducing, page turning, unbelievable twists in the plot. It is also so much more than that. With its paranormal story line, from page one it was destined to be more than just another sappy love story, and oh my did it meet and surpass my expectations!

I fell in love with Nicole Williams' beautifully written characters. This woman has a unique gift of writing and I cannot wait to read more of what she has to share. She's an excellent story writer! I feel like I'm gushing, but this is truly a gush deserving book!

The characters created all have unique voices. From the nausea inducing John Townsend to the drool worthy William (I loved Patrick as well!!!) Reading this book made me think of a screen play. From words on a page Williams has created very different characters and personalities and it was an exciting journey to experience. Not to mention the emotional responses the writing evoked. I was honestly laughing out loud through some pages and crying through other, I'm pretty sure my husband thinks I've gone insane (but, he'll never understand).

Our main character Bryn is a firecracker. She sets everyone she encounters buzzing, especially the boys, even though she's insecure and can't see what the fuss is about. There are multiple love triangles in this book that kept me guessing about what will happen next.

I will keep my mouth shut on what makes this story a paranormal one. I feel the element of surprise is one of its best factors, it will keep the reader wondering and then being baffled and shocked with how wrong their predictions were! ;)

I usually try and find one thing I think could've been done better in a story but in this case my only complaint would be the end. I need more and I can't wait until this summer :)

Eternal Eden is a hidden gem that I am thrilled to have been given the chance to read and enjoy. It went above and beyond anything I could have hoped for. I recommend this book to everyone, it is definitely a good read and a must read.

Thank you to the wonderful author for this opportunity!!

posted by livelife on October 29, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

35 out of 56 people found this review helpful.

Just ok

Based on other reviews, I thought this was going to be a great book. It was super slow for the first 600 pages. I also felt it was predictable and a waste of my time. The main character seemed "wo is me" and then became super obsessed. Overall it was just ok. If you wa...
Based on other reviews, I thought this was going to be a great book. It was super slow for the first 600 pages. I also felt it was predictable and a waste of my time. The main character seemed "wo is me" and then became super obsessed. Overall it was just ok. If you want a book that is long and doesn't really get anywhere, this is a book for you.

posted by 5841037 on October 16, 2011

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  • Posted October 16, 2011

    Just ok

    Based on other reviews, I thought this was going to be a great book. It was super slow for the first 600 pages. I also felt it was predictable and a waste of my time. The main character seemed "wo is me" and then became super obsessed. Overall it was just ok. If you want a book that is long and doesn't really get anywhere, this is a book for you.

    35 out of 56 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

    Not so hot!!!

    I read this book based on other reviews. But I'm sorry I wasted my time. If you want lots and lots of run on sentences, words used out of context, bad grammar, and too many overly descriptive and inappropriate words, then this is the book for you. I loved the story but can't finish because of the writing!!!!

    25 out of 47 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    Too familiar...

    I thought this book sounded familiar until I finally realized that it has been done before: Twilight. Gogeous guys fighting over seemingly plain girl who has bad luck and has a bad outlook on life and herself.. then what do you know? The lead man is immortal and she is too! The author even USES THE SAME LINES FROM TWILIGHT. Also poorly written and major grammatical and spelling errors. I can see why it is free.

    20 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2012

    Gosh...

    One thing i hate is when a writer uses the same phrase over and over again, and that is what happens in this book. All she ever says is 'the man in front of me' 'the man i love' 'the man…blah, blah, blah' WE GET IT ALREADY!!!!!!!!!

    9 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2012

    Um, yeah

    919 pages of rambling, "the man...", stupid choices by main character, twilight knockoff moments, and chapters titles that tell you who/what will happen in that specific chapter (ex. In the chapter "William" She meets a boy named William.) If you have time to waste time this is an o.k. book to read. But I won't blame you if you end up skipping some chapters.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2013

    Amateur writing

    Just doesn't hold attention. Characters are pretty weak. Nothing to really stand out. Got bored 300 pgs in and had to quit.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2013

    Hard to get into :/

    It was so hard for me to get into this book. After trying for two weeks I gave up! Hard to follow, boring and super undeveloped characters

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Wow

    I really like this book but I agree with the person from before. This book is really very similar to the Twilight series. Bamboo shoots up my nails...that line is directly from the Breaking Dawn

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2013

    Ughhhh

    Its not terrible but it starts off familiarly like twilight...id rather read something new

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    Not my cup of tea

    This book just didn't appeal to me. What little of the story I managed to muddle through was rather boring and confusing. It was also rather repetitive, with the narrator always talking about how perfect William was and how she wanted to be with him forever - which is OK, in moderation, but not every other sentence. If you like mushy romantic stuff that doesn't make very much sense, then go ahead and try this book. Otherwise, don't.

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  • Posted December 6, 2012

    This book was so slow in the the first half, then obsessive and

    This book was so slow in the the first half, then obsessive and crazy the next. I thought this was going to be a great series to read, but after the first book being a flop, I wouldn't read the others. The author ended up running sentences together and nothing was in order or made sense.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2012

    not bad

    Good story but it really dragged after the first third,

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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