[Reading] ➾ Leaper Author Geoffrey Wood – Loufanet.info

Leaper Has He Gone Crazy Had Too Many Espressos Or Is He Really A Brand New Super Hero What If One Day Suddenly, Inexplicably You Discover You Have A Superpower And What If It S Not A Very Good Superpower, Either, Like Flying Or Super Strength, And You Have No Idea What You Are Supposed To Do Leaper Follows The Confessions Of Reluctant Hero James, A Recently Divorced, Life Long Barista Who Finds Himself In Just Such A Predicament And Asking Those Very Questions Is His Newfound Leaping Power A Miracle From God The Result Of A Lifetime Of Over Caffeination Or A Final Break From Sanity Should James Do Good With His Ability But If Doing Good Proves Trickier Than Expected, Where Do You Go For A Superpower Manual And What Is Good Anyway In This Witty, Unconventional Novel, Debut Novelist Geoffrey Wood Serves Up Equal Doses Of Sharp Humor And Disquieting Poignancy, Exploring The Meaning Of Redemption, Beauty, And Faith Beyond All Reason. It had so much potential A modern superhero who s addicted to espresso and is full of personality And then the story just fell flat on its face I guess that s what I get for buying books from the dollar store. I didn t really enjoy this book I am not a zany comedy type of girl It reminded me a lot of Bruce Almighty I can see how some people would get a kick out of it though I will say the moral of the story was overall good I was glad that the author concluded that God is still good in the midst of a crazy world, and that we simply trust Him Amen and amen He then seems to convey that helping others is the way to cope with the madness of earth This is where I disagree and think many people who I didn t really enjoy this book I am not a zany comedy type of girl It reminded me a lot of Bruce Almighty I I don t always avoid Christian fiction But if I m expecting to read about a man who suddenly gets a superpower and considers becoming a superhero, I am NOT HAPPY when I instead encounter a chicken soup for the soul book about a man struggling with life s problems who, after guidance by a friendly priest, accepts God into his life to be the best person he can be There s nothing close to a superhe This one has been on my TBR list for awhile, and there s a good reason for that I received it through the Goodreads giveaway program, but had no idea of the religious content from the description they posted I don t do well with books that have a religious message, ever since my bad experience with the sermon disguised as a novel that was Shadowmancer Luckily for me, the religious message in Leaper is of the warm and fuzzy rather than cold and intolerant This is good so far, even if it features essentially Hiro s subplot on Heroes. First, if I could give half stars, I would have rated this book 2.5 stars.A liitle better than okay but not quite up to liking it.The main reason was I had not fully realized what the book was about When I read the book summary, I thought the book was going to be a funny trying to learn how to be a superhero book.I was thinking it might be like that old TV show, the Greatest American Hero which I really enjoyed when it first came on but can t watch it now those special effects were so bad.Bu First, if I could give half stars, I would have rated this book 2.5 stars.A liitle better than okay but not quite up to liking it.The main reason was I had not fully realized what the book was about When I read the book summary, I thought the book was going to be a funny trying to learn how to be a superhero book.I was thinking it might be like that old TV show, the Greatest American Hero which I really enjoyed when it first came on but can t watch it now those special effects were so bad.But that isn t what the book is about.It isof a man learning trust and faith in God.When I read the back of the book with a littleattention, it does say this but you have to look for it.So I guess that is my fault, but it didn t help that s Not often does a book make me laugh out loud Rarely does one make me laugh out loud often And evenremotely, does the book make me laugh out loud so much that I end up reading the entire book to my husband Leaper is an unexpected gold nugget, not only in the world of literature, but evenso in Christian Fiction Though, that hardly seems to be a proper category to place s This debut novel by author Geoffrey Wood was absolutely one of the best books I ve read in a good while Entertaining, funny, witty, with great characters and a compelling story Did I say funny Well, I don t often laugh aloud while reading in a room by myself, but this book had me do just that and quite a lot But don t let the humor mislead you This is also a very serious novel that tackles some very serious Christian issues in very interesting ways Without saying too much, the play on the This debut novel by author Geoffrey Wood was absolutely one of the best books I ve read in a good while Entertaining, funny, witty, with great characters and a compelling story Did I say funny Well, I don t of This book should have been named Teleporter because the main character doesn t leapwell he leaps through time but that s besides the point He teleports and that s that God supposedly gave James this gift to only do good deeds with And wellJames hardly does any good deeds with it How can he only do good deeds with his teleporting ability, wh


About the Author: Geoffrey Wood

Geoffrey Wood is a writer of fiction, plays and the occasional sonnet.


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