Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Moment of Kairos by MJ Burns
Separate but intertwined, they press on, linked somehow to the mysterious John, who watches and waits - for it seems each of the four is part of something much greater than they could ever have imagined.
What I liked the most about this book were the four different points of view. I always find that an interesting way to tell a story. John’s thread, in particular, caught my attention. There are a few moments of confusion in this book, but overall it’s well done.
There is a wonderful dystopian atmosphere that really makes the book for me. I loved the sense of unreality it creates. And with John adding lots of mystery as well, it made it fun to read through. There are also a few twists in the story to add to that mystery.
I had a few issues with the writing itself, mostly that a lot of it is in passive voice instead of active voice. I know sometimes this is used for effect, but when it’s done so much it makes the writing feel awkward. All in all, though, it’s not a bad beginning to a series, and if you’re willing to put in some time, I think this is one many of you will enjoy.