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Reviewed by Romuald Dzemo for Readers' Favorite
Graphene: Freedom from Fossil Fuel by Liz Livingston explores a variety of themes, including family, culture and its impact on personal life, romance, and a lot more. In this book, the author features interesting characters as they evolve through complex and life-changing situations and the choices they make with the relationships they develop. From an oil crisis to a young woman's dilemma when it's time to make a life-changing decision, torn between a father's will and tradition and what her heart truly desires. A man is pulled out of retirement and charged with a mission to change the energy landscape but can he succeed? In this narrative, different lives intersect and new bonds are formed as characters seek to redefine themselves through complex situations.
There are very interesting plotlines in this narrative, featuring characters caught up in dilemmas and having to make difficult choices. Liz Livingston balances the art of being succinct with elaborate details without sacrificing the type of entertainment readers look for in an engaging story. The settings are colorful, allowing readers to appreciate cultural differences and at the same time to have clear ideas of locales and the geographical elements of places in which the stories evolve. Characters like Layla, Joe, and Callista are well developed with interesting backgrounds. Graphene: Freedom from Fossil Fuel features engaging stories and a wonderful cast of characters, great plots, and interesting themes. Each chapter reads as smoothly as well-brewed coffee.