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Versus Nurture Paperback – March 15, 2012
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About the Author
Jonathan David Morris is the author of three books, including his 2008 debut novel, "The Best Sniper Ever," and the 2012 novella "Versus Nurture." JDM first broke into the world of professional writing with a brief 2000 sportswriting stint with The Times of Trenton. In 2001, he established a weekly column, JDM vs the World, which appeared, amongst other places, in North Jersey's Aquarian Weekly and Wilmington, NC's Encore Magazine. He currently lives in Chester Co., Pennsylvania, with his wife, son, and cat.
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As I tried to decide what to do with my day, I remembered I had purchased 'Versus Nurture' from Amazon last night. So, I fired up the Kindle App on my Android phone (which works surprisingly well, by the way....free of charge and I didn't experience any 'eye fatigue' or whatever mumbo-jumbo they say you can get from reading on your phone).
But I digress.
I started reading. I actually read for three hours straight and didn't stop until I was finished. 'Versus Nurture" certainly isn't the longest book I've ever read (that would probably be something by Robert Jordan...or maybe Stephen King's 'The Stand') but I feel that the fact that I didn't get up and turn on the coffee or use the bathroom is testament to how much I enjoyed the story.
The characters are believable. I even went so far as to put familiar faces on them, as I pictured them in my mind.
The plot definitely kept things moving, and I found myself lost in the story. For probably an hour, my cat sat on top of me while I read. I didn't flinch...I just let her sit there.
Anyway, there's not much else a guy can say, other than, "Give it a read". I'd talk more about the story but I think it's better if I don't.
Ultimately, however, the technical failures drag it down to only moderately good.
*Author provided a free copy of the book in return for a review.*
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