Book Review: “Breakthrough” by John C. Robinson by Fred Plumer on January 20, 2016 | John Robinson takes on a challenge that befuddles most of us in this interesting and even challenging book, Breakthrough. Reviewed in the United States on July 2, 2017, I just ordered the 4th book in the "Breakthrough" series - you, one could even say "I loved it!" Christian Moore writes movingly about his personal academic triumph despite his learning difficulties and being told he would never make much of his life. Reviewed in the United States on June 15, 2016. EUREKA!! I love John Clay and Steve Caesare more than the story itself. This commercially successful book is poorly constructed and nutritionally deficient in almost every meaningful way. Of course I have my favorite authors. This is a review of the audible version. How could they even respect humans that keep them as prisoners? country for permission to take the water. I liked this a lot more for the concept than the execution. Title: Breakthrough Author: Michael C. Grumley Pages: 322 My rating: ☆☆☆☆½ Release date: March 6, 2013 on Amazon I have a break in my schedule, so I’m reviewing a number of suspense novels that I’ve been reading over the past year. Who would think two dolphins could be the ones to possibly save the day? The powerful story of a father’s past and a son’s future. :The Lives and Art of the Wyeth Family (2014) and Wideness and Wonder: The Life and Art of Georgia O’Keeffe (2011), Rubin’s well-researched profile examines the career, creative processes, and career milestones of … The story has the standard sci-fi elements, including a wormhole technology that transports members of an alien race to the bottom of the ocean. I suspected this going in, but like rewarding yourself with a rare Big Mac, you know what you're doing is wrong, you know it's best not to look too closely at what you're holding, but sometimes you just want to have some fun. I couldn't put it down!!!! I finally got to Michael C. Grumley’s first entry in his four-part “Breakthrough” series. I liked the dolphins but the technical errors are inexcusable. I had an exciting live session with Megha where we discussed about the writing process, what made her write this book, what she learned and a lot more. I am going to buy the next book now to see how the story continues. Michael C. Grumley’s. John's heart started beating. While I do consider it something of a fast-paced read, I did find myself skimming a lot of passages because there was just a bunch of stuff happening or being described that I didn't care about. Suspense. This book will not ensure that you have success with your digital marketing efforts. I suspected this going in, but like rewarding yourself with a rare Big Mac, you know what you're doing is wrong, you know it's best not to look too closely at what you're holding. Three words are translated already! Breakthrough Critics Consensus. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I did enjoy this book quite a bit, but it left me with a lot of questions. Breakthrough by Michael C. Grumley is a good sci-fi book where you can cheer for the dolphins, talk with the dolphins, meet with aliens, and hate on the corrupt government (esp. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Why would anyone think that "Our Country" must be asked before anyone does anything, even on the other side of the planet. The book is filled with moments of joy and grief and one can feel it all. A very enjoyable read for Men, Women, and Dolphins - get it! Based on Joyce Smith’s book The Impossible, Breakthrough dramatizes the real-life story of 14-year-old John Smith, told from the perspective of his mother, Joyce Smith. There were some technical details, particularly in the action scenes, that weren't right. The book is narrated by Scott Brick and he did a fabulous job! Even though it is sci-fi, none of the explanations that involve math and/or science are too complicated for even a math/science dummy like me to understand. I looked forward to each chapter and the ride it provided. To create our... ONE OF THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS IN HUMAN HISTORY. I was not required to write a positive review. Breakthrough! I'm now looking forward to reading the second book in the series. How to Explode Production of Experienced Consultants, an attractive hardbound book written not only for rookies but especially for the under-producing veterans who, even today, overpopulate the recruiting and placement profession. It had been a long time since I'd indulged in the junk food of the reading world. The book has an interesting premise and a few promising subplots. Breakthrough is appropriate for all ages over 12. anyone who knows that a good adventure doesn't need constant cursing and gruesome deaths. For example, the bottom of the ocean does not contain "soil", it is "sediment". The book is narrated by Scott Brick and he did a fabulous job! Breakthrough! With Marcel Ruiz, Topher Grace, Sarah Constible, Dennis Haysbert. Suffice to say that from here on out there is oodles of action, dolphin talking to humans, shocking discoveries, immense politics, political backstabbing, and immense worry for the safety of the planet. I was excited to read this book because I was very inspired by the story of Joyce Smith son falling through the ice when his heart has stopped and she asked God to save him and heal his body. Like its lead character, Breakthrough is fiercely focused on faith -- but its less subtle elements are balanced by strong performances and an uplifting story. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I've been a fan of action/adventure since Alistair MacLean and Desmond Bagley, on through Clive Cussler and so on. I started to get suspicious that I wasn't going to like this "hard sf" when the Ultra-Low Frequency transmission from the UUV was able to support video. Not outstanding, but decent, especially by 1948 standards. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? The head of the USGS will have a PHD, will not be called "Ms." and will not lead an expedition into the field. WRONG!! Refresh and try again. In 1944 a German sergeant gets involved in an anti-Hitler conspiracy, and saves the … It will be as quickly forgotten as consumed, leaving you to seek out a heartier, more substantive bibliographic experience. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. - but I hate to give 5 stars to anything. A great read with lots of interesting and thought provoking events. The author did absolutely no work at all in getting anything right in nearly all aspects of the story. [ These were the most unbelievable (as in "not" believable) aliens I've ever read about. I probably would have read any dumb story if it just had dolphins, submarines, and a principled Navy officer. Considered a joke in her scientific community thanks to a past resesrch trial thst the Navy stole and delayed her getting back data for so long that nobody in her circles believed her...she has every right NOT to trust the Navy again. I read mostly books in my genre that I write in crime/thrillers. [ These were the most unbelievable (as in "not" believable) aliens I've ever read about. cooperation vs. dominance - and various results likely to accrue from different approaches, also some ruminations upon the definition of "progress." Breakthrough is also a major motion picture although I have not seen the movie to know how the book compares. (Shame on all those human societies that never got past a couple handfuls.) Was it a deep literary fiction destined to be a classic in years to come; probably not, but I enjoyed it thoroughly and it kept my interest right to the end and I smiled many times and was intrigued at other times, and therefore it gets 5 stars from me. Reviewed in the United States on March 18, 2017. Definitely not for atheists or the hardcore who don't understand or scoff at middle America. But the science seemed well-researched, at least to my layman's eyes. The Resilience Breakthrough [Book review] Last Updated on 1 July, 2020 by Elizabeth Harrin. However, the book is plagued with bad writing, forgettable characters, implausible situations, and plot holes large enough to prompt this reader to say: "That's not how any of this works." For example, underlings who can walk in, unscheduled, to an Admiral's office, when Admiral's time is scheduled in five-minute increments and appointments often have to be scheduled weeks and months ahead.) Reviewed in the United States on May 10, 2019. Later we got the "keep enhancing the video" thing seen on every lame detective show, but I stuck with it. Breakthrough is a true story that has been made into a movie, and shows the miracle and power of prayer. Picked this up free from the Kindle Owners Lending Library. Given that it has a number of sequels, I thought it might be good. If the year was 1948 and this book was serialized in Astounding, it would be great. This could have been a decent book with some research and explanation of the settings and Earth processes but instead it was just horrendous in its errors and complete ignorance. Will not be following this series further. This was a great book to finish as my first read of 2019. our. I really liked this book, everything seemed to flow well and it really captured my imagination and at some points I never wanted to put it down as I wanted to see what would happen next. You had me at talking dolphins and submarines. Persepolis Book Review: The Personal Is Always Political. So imagine her shock and disdain when two Navy men come calling. Tweet. Sadly I bought the trilogy based on the reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now. After 45 minutes of unsuccessful CPR, Smith mustered her faith and cried aloud to God to save him. Film Review: ‘Breakthrough’ A boy falls through the ice and gets saved by God in a feel-good Christian disaster movie with no doubt (none!) If you c. Seriously one of the worst books I have ever read. There's never any doubt that things will work out just fine in "Breakthrough," and not only because Roxann Dawson's movie is based on a true story. [Spoiler alerts] Or how a presidential staffer can somehow order a nuclear attack without the knowledge of the president. I for one got to the last page and just knew i had to read more. If you can speak with dolphins as sentient being, then how then do you deal with them being prisoners in a tank? Book Review of The Breakthrough: Politics And Race In The Age Of Obama: the Nonfiction, Hardcover by Gwen Ifill (Knopf, Jan 20, 2009) Reviewed in the United States on December 3, 2017. Persepolis narrates the story of the political and cultural evolution of Iran through the eyes of a young girl. Talking to dolphins was a fun fantasy, time/space travel through vortexes was not. Reviewed in the United States on October 1, 2018. After some of the disparate character threads are united, we learn that two individuals held in isolation for thei. Well done!" The plot concept may be creative, but the prose is awkward and amateurish, and the "science" is laughable. Allison and her team of misfit scientists and a wonderful computer "white hat" hacker have done the impossible. Persepolis Book Review: The Personal Is Always Political By Navya Khanna 19th August, 2020 Persepolis narrates the story of the political and cultural evolution of Iran through the eyes of a young girl. This book reminded me a lot of The Swarm. Today’s book review by 13 year old Pooja. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2018. - though these become more interesting in the following books in the series. The Catalyst is the third book in the Breakthrough book series by Michael C Grumley. Clive Custler channels Jaques Cousteau through Arthur C. Clark! I will certainly follow this series. There is something down there, and they need to get it. Similar in style and format to her Everybody Paints! This commercially successful book is poorly constructed and nutritionally deficient in almost every meaningful way. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. We’d love your help. I finally got to Michael C. Grumley’s first entry in his four-part “Breakthrough” series. It will give you the tools to BREAKTHROUGH the barriers and become a success story. Too child fantasy like, I tried to finished dragging it out...but bought something else instead. BREAKTHROUGH Book Review. is an absolute top-notch, high quality hardbound book. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. It would be nice to think the author is accurate and his inter-species translation cyber=suggestions feasible. The government turning a blind eue to geophraphical issues, earthquakes, aliens stealing Earths water. The narrator did an excellent job with the pacing and voicing. There's too much going on, talking dolphins that start as the main focus and are gone for the rest of the book. I found it altogether an engaging read. This is an excellent finale and addition to an exceedingly great science fiction story. Sometimes you're in the mood for a sci-fi, alien, speculative science, military mash-up. They're all workaholics, but after a very long day they force themselves to leave. This book starts off following a team of researchers who are trying to unlock speech communication between humans and dolphins. Seriously one of the worst books I have ever read. It was a little different than the books I usually read But I was NOT disappointed. Or the weird and unexplained deus et machina that resolves things at the end---like how the dolphin survives a nuclear blast. “our hopes of communicating with aliens are pretty remote if we haven’t even learned to communicate with another species on the same planet.”, “any leader who did not or could not understand the fundamentals of what their teams did, should not be leading those teams in the first place.”. However, the book is plagued with bad writing, forgettable characters, implausible situations, and plot holes large enough to prompt this reader to say: "That's not how any of this works." The Breakthrough in Two Acts: Breaking the Spells of Painful Emotions and Finding the Calm in the Present Moment by Fredric C. Hartman, Ph.D. is an insightful and thought-provoking book that gives practical suggestions and techniques on how to work through our consciousness to achieve a peaceful and calm state of mind. Swayed by the large number of 5-star reviews, I downloaded this book last night. There is a lot of action. Don't reccomend. I don't know. The saving grace of Breakthrough comes in the form of its star Chrissy … In 1994, leading trainer, speaker, and author Steve Finkel wrote the first version of the book Breakthrough! It isn't and it wasn't. Title: Breakthrough Author: Michael C. Grumley Pages: 322 My rating: ☆☆☆☆½ Release date: March 6, 2013 on Amazon I have a break in my schedule, so I’m reviewing a number of suspense novels that I’ve been reading over the past year. With Richard Burton, Rod Steiger, Helmut Griem, Klaus Löwitsch. What can happen when science, nature, survival and abject terror collide with a taut and high-powered science fiction tale? I am 72 years old and I have been reading science fiction since I discovered the genre 68 years ago. Yet they have a job to do. It’s heartbreaking, as John struggles with his identity and self-worth. This book grabs you right from the beginning and it is tough to put down. I downloaded this to my Kindle from the lender's library before a trip, not expecting much. Same old same old right? There was a lot of good action, and I could easily see this being a movie. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2018 The book has an interesting premise and a few promising subplots. It had been a long time since I'd indulged in the junk food of the reading world. However, there are pictures in the middle of the book both from the movie and from the real life family, which I thought were neat to see. Calling the team in they are all very excited! The teams hope is this computer will help translate the dolohin language and make communication possible. I guess this speaks volumes to the vast majority of reader's ignorance on basic Earth Science in particular, but in so so many other aspects this book falls flat. Start by marking “Breakthrough (Breakthrough, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. The head of the USGS will have a PHD, will not be called "Ms." and will not lead an expedition into the field. But when I read the first paragraph, I thought, "Uh-oh. I was completely and utterly hooked within the first chapter. Don't waste your time or money. Amazing how good a book can be without profanity and sex. This does not look promising." I can set aside disbelief as well as anyone, which is what one often has to do especially for science fiction writing, but this was just horrible. I'm not saying this is derivative, or suggesting plagiarism. The plot devices are mostly badly worn from overuse, with the exception of miraculous escapes and saves due to timely (and sudden) intervention of the superior alien technology. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Will it be the end of the world? about the miraculous power of faith. To authors willing to write science fiction: Please, Pretty please, do consult with scientists when building your plots. Welcome back. As the third book in the Breakthrough book series, the Catalyst tied up the loose ends and was much more realistic considering the fact that not everyone survives in the story. But this delivered much more. Breakthrough: The Miraculous True Story of a Mother's Faith and Her Child's Resurrection (9781546010609) by Joyce Smith, Ginger Kolbaba 10,306 global ratings | 9,499 global reviews, Horrible writing -- apparent in the first paragraph, Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2018. That book forever changed the way I looked at sand. The alien we had most contact with might as well have been a paper doll for all the personality he had. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of. Medical experts were baffled, but she wasn't! Thank you, Michael Crumley. Conveniently, they are entirely human and speak excellent English. Until 2 days ago I hadn't heard of Michael Grumley. Breakthrough is the debut novel from Michael Grumley. Most of the current SciFi, seems ridiculous and does not expand the mind. Breakthrough is the story of…. That's the point where I could go no further, though there wasn't much left. For example, the bottom of the ocean does not contain "soil", it is "sediment". To see what your friends thought of this book, Thanks Patrick - I suppose M. Guerra also thinks that "Our Country" was singe handedly responsible for winning WWII. Jon Queijo is a medical journalist, and has the ability to take complex medical and scientific information and make it accessible to the general reader, rather than just 'dumbing it down.' You still have to do the work and have a little luck. “The Breakthrough” is the story of this desperate war waged on a cellular level. Breakthrough is a unashamedly Christian movie about the power of faith and prayer. [tangent: I had a writing teacher who told us that we could use the word 'suddenly' only once in our writing career, and that we should choose wisely. And if you are this is a pretty good read. Loved the plot, characters, dolphins, and the aliens! They are in my kindle and I'm starting Book 2 - Leap, as soon as I finish this review. I am just the average computer user, so I can't comment on the accuracy of the technical information flying around in the first few chapters. Smart, patriot, and tough but not superhuman like some novels. I did enjoy this book quite a bit, but it left me with a lot of questions. Perhaps this is something that one day may even be possible. I love the idea of figuring out a way to talk with dolphins and then learning from them. I can set aside disbelief as well as anyone, which is what one often has to do especially for science fiction writing, but this was just horrible. the idiot one that kept calling the dolphins fish!). I especially loved the interaction between the dolphins and the humans. Breakthrough of the Year, top online news, and science book highlights By Sarah Crespi , David Grimm , Catherine Matacic , Valerie Thompson Dec. 17, 2020 , 2:00 PM Science Podcast The book stands alone. I will certainly follow this series. But this book had 8,000 reviews, as you may have guessed I am a sucker for a book with a lot of reviews. This page works best with JavaScript. Too much exposure to too many Stallone films, eh. I'm not saying this is derivative, or suggesting plagiarism. ... Just a year earlier, Mr. O’Keefe pulled off an undercover-journalist sting for the record books. I didn't truly know quite what to expect with this book as I'd not read anything by this author before. For myself and millions of other cancer survivors, THE BREAKTHROUGH is a book of immense and essential hope. One of the world’s most celebrated creators of civic architecture is profiled in this accessible, engaging biography. It is not loose-lead, paperback, or skimpy. I just think if you enjoyed reading one, you'd probably enjoy the other. It will be as quickly forgotten as consumed, leaving you to seek out a heartier, more substantive bibliographic experience. The author did absolutely no work at all in getting anything right in nearly all aspects of the story. I received this book from the publisher. John Clay and his friend Steve immediately know she seems to have an aversion to either the government, Navy, or both...they just dont know why. In her desperation, Joyce loudly prays over her son's body -- and, against all odds, his pulse begins again. Read something else instead. When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed. I love sci-fi, but I haven't read it for a long time. Fairly soon there are far more than three words! Wow! The physical aspect was briefly explained, but the rest of it was assumed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I just ordered the 3 remaining books in the series. Even though it is sci-fi, none of the explanations that involve math and/or science are too complicated for even a math/science dummy like me to understa. S from Chennai is of the book ‘The Breakthrough,’ sharing the stories and lives of a diverse group of amazing, successful and smart people. Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch. A very enjoyable book with plenty of new ideas. Struggled to get halfway through and gave up on it. I actually just took a ten minute break after I wrote that so that I could try to sort the story out enough to put it into a brief description. I don’t usually read science fiction, but the combination of action thriller and science fiction was totally entertaining. 360 pages and 30 chapters of material make for a solid and impressive work. Leaving out huge logical mistakes will take out all the fun of reading your books. I picked it up as one of the freebies from Amazon. - Robert Clark "After I finished "Breakthrough" at 11pm in bed I immediately bought his next book; "Amid The Shadows" without even reading the synopsis or the reviews. OMG!!! Pooja is a classical dancer, she love’s to read motivational quotes of Buddha, she loves growing plants. No doubt the couple knows a lot about wave interference too, unfortunately knowledge not imparted to the author (who must never have learned anything by throwing rocks into a pond), as the biggest idiocy of the book wouldn't have been written else wise.

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