Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Seven Point Eight by Marie A. Harbon Review plus Treat :)

Seven Point Eight by Marie A. Harbon
Young Adult ; Science Fiction ; Fantasy (466 pgs)

A long time ago, known as The First Time, individuals understood the Earth, the stars, and everything in between.  The truth was the way of life, but over time all this was lost and forgotten, people had lost their ways.  They walked almost asleep to the truth.  Is it possible that although this may happen we can still remember the memory of everything we ever were?  Can we re-connect to all that, again? Is it possible to awake our souls?  What is the soul?  How can we prove or explain what the soul is and where it exists, or how it exists?  A physicist begins the quest to measure the soul.  This story is EPIC, in a way that takes you through a VOYAGE of events.  Multiple depth-ful concepts interconnecting with one another all surrounding the phenomenon of social and spiritual transformation.

There are some things to consider if you choose to read this book.  Aside from the length, which by the way I think it's far lengthier than it needs to be, but that is only my opinion, there are quite a few impressive aspects of this book, many of which made the book very enjoyable for me (even if I did skip a few passages).  The best part of this book for me was the background of science and physics and astronomy.  I have a passion for these subjects to begin with, so it was easy for me to immerse myself in this book, but I did think that at times it was a little dense.  Nonetheless, it is special in that way.  You'll be mesmerized by all the things you will end up thinking about in terms of the universe, about the atoms and everything on earth, and most of all the meanings beyond the material forms (including the human form).  There is also a conflict between science and spirituality.  There is also religion, politics, cultural knowledge and spiritual knowledge of peoples across the globe.  This book definitely makes you think about A LOT of things...

At the moment, it is FREE on AMAZON

From Tourz de Codex for you to enjoy, a list of songs you might enjoy listening to while reading.... 

Retro Playlist

In the Mood – Glenn Miller

The Twist – Chubby Checker

Love Me Do – The Beatles

Please Please Me – the Beatles

Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons

All My Loving – The Beatles

She Loves You – The Beatles

I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles

Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles

Something Tells Me I’m Into Something Good – Herman’s Hermits

You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling – Righteous Brothers

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones

The Times They Are A Changin’ – Bob Dylan

You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away – The Beatles

Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys

These Boots Were Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra

Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks

Summer in the City – The Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Reach Out, I’ll Be There – The Four Tops

You Really Got Me – The Kinks

Modern Day Playlist (1980s – 1990s)

When Doves Cry – Prince

Imagine – John Lennon

Nothing Compares To You – Sinead O’ Connor

Paradigm Shift Magazine, Reviews's Review / Little Library Muses's Review

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