I realize I haven’t done a book review for a while but thought I would on these 2 books. They are the 1st 2 books in the Bulwark Anthology. There is a total of 9 books in this anthology. I was fortunate enough to win a contest and the prize was the first 2 signed books in the Bulwark Anthology by Award Winning Author Brit Lunden. I will be reviewing each book separately.
What is a Bulwark? A Bulwark is: a wall or stockade that protects or sometimes hides the truth from the outside world.
The first book is called Bulwark. First of all, I normally don’t read books like this but judge each book by their cover and blurb and also don’t stereotype a book right away just because I haven’t liked other other author’s books like this.
How I Rate Books
1-2 stars = To much vulgar language and that includes the F Word. To Erotic and Graphic.
3 stars = OK plot with not as much vulgar language or doesn’t use the F word as much.
4 stars = Plot is better and author doesn’t use graphic sex, F Word (maybe once) and sometimes talks about sex.
5 or more stars = No vulgar language, no use of the F word, no graphic sex, Plot is very interesting, Has twists and turns, Book is a page turner and I don’t want to put the book down.
**Please note** If a book that would normally be 4 stars can become 5 stars if the book is interesting enough.
So what rating did I give the books Bulwark and the Knowing? Well to be honest, I rated the books from the time I read the blurb and saw the cover. You see both books started out at about an 3 1/2 stars. Then I started reading the book and I quickly up the rating to 4 1/2 stars. Once both books were read and judged on their own merit I ended up giving both of these books 5 stars.
So what is my recommendation? Let me put it to you this way, If you have preteens or younger, I suggest you read this book yourself and judge for yourself if it’s appropriate for your kids and grandkids. I want you to make the choice.