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Official Review: The Omicron Six by Endy Wright

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "The Omicron Six" by Endy Wright.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Distinct heroes have risen! Fate brings them together and reveals powers and abilities beyond human imagination: heightened senses, telepathic abilities, and revelations that will shock you to the core. Follow The Omicron Six by Endy Wright and be blown away by the ingenuity of science, the brutality of humans, and the power of family and true friendship.

Cooper Callister is bright and good-natured but doesn’t speak (or so they thought). Coupe Daschelete is scrawny and nicknamed Single for being extremely poor. Additionally, he has a very traumatic and disturbing past. On a fateful day, Coupe saves Cooper from a bully, leading them to become friends. Cooper can hear thoughts and has super strength, while Coupe is super quick. How? With questions burning in their minds, a bond is made. The unusual pair faces both physical and emotional dangers that push them, test their abilities, teach them, strengthen their bond, and ultimately lead them to the origin of their existence. What they find is truly astonishing. What are they? Are they the only ones? Is the world truly ready for them?

This book navigates the trials of two characters: one suffers from abandonment, abuse, and neglect but radiates uncanny and admirable positivity, while the other enjoys the bliss of a happy home but is in torment of his inability to keep the voices out. The friendship the boys strike and the trust between them is so exciting to read. Although this book focuses a bit on abuse, Endy gives his characters such great will that at the end of the book they are fully developed, from Cooper’s parents to other characters later introduced. There is a question of morality, as some decisions made by some of these characters are questionable, but overall, the elements of this book are simply amazing—from the simple, yet enthralling, style of writing to the amazing plot, relatable characters, distinctive scenes, and captivating storyline. This is a science fiction book that was exceptionally well-written and edited, with no grammatical or spelling errors.

I appreciate how Endy infused humor into this book. I absolutely love Coupe’s character; his vibe and way with words is amusing to read. Also, it is absolutely brilliant how Endy steadily builds his scenes and then takes an unexpected, but fantastic, turn. I also appreciate how vivid the descriptions of the scenes are; I was immediately transported into the world of The Omicron Six. This book has such a gripping effect that engages the reader until the end. The ending of the book is both hilarious and satisfying. In particular, the cliffhanger from the excerpt of the sequel is riveting. I absolutely cannot wait to read the sequel.

I award this book a rating of 4 out of 4 stars. I applaud the author because the book is exceptional, very interesting, and impressive, even though it is his first novel and the first in its series. Indeed, this is a powerful book that shows us that no matter the evil, there is always light in the dark and that family isn’t just about blood relations but also about love, acceptance, and trust. The book contains some vivid fight scenes as well as abuse and molestation scenes/descriptions. It also contains vulgar language, so it is not suitable for a younger audience. I would recommend it to lovers of science fiction works with compelling characters and a dose of humor.

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In such dark times, it's great to see a novel that has a positive message in a well-developed plot and with excellent protagonists. Thank you for your terrific review!
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This is such a great review! I would love to know how the boys got their superpowers.
But the path I’ve chosen has always been the right one, and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. :)
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Post by tarafarah7 »

Great review! Thanks!

Today's BOTD is a Scifi novel filled with an engaging storyline and well-developed, interesting characters. The added element of humor will also keep readers turning pages. Although it's not the one for me, fans of the genre will thoroughly enjoy this first-in-series novel and eagerly await the next. Thanks again for the outstanding review and keep up the great work! :-)
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Sounds like the book is spreading the positivity we need to see. The two character descriptions sound like they have so much potential. Thank you for your detailed review:)
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The description of the boys' characters is really interesting and I am curious how they develop throughout the story. The book title is quite mysterious too.
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It's great when an author has such a way with words that they transport you into the world of their imagination with which they are sharing with you. Great review, I look forward to giving the book a go!!!
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This review is quite interesting. The book seems like it would be a fascinating read as it follows the two different boys down their various paths. I quite enjoy these sort of books and your review was very easy to relate with. Great work, I look forward to reading this book.
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No matter the genre, if it has humor in it, it will surely be enjoyable to read. I am curious on what the superpowers of these boys are and their upcoming adventures. Thanks for your review.
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I love books that put found family at the forefront. It is important to know that especially for those who don't have a great situation with their biological family that you can make yourself a family from people you choose to have in your life. It seems like an emotional story about healing with some fantasy elements. Great job with the review.
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I am not a sci-fi fan, but this book sounds intriguing. I love books, of any genre, that include humor! However, the vulgar language and the scenes of abuse and molestation are not for me, so I will have to pass on this one. Thank you for the wonderful review!
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I like the thought reading a book about friendship and has humor. Nice review, thanks.
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Gripping is right - the sample was delightful to read, and left me eager for more. The genre is exactly my sort of book, which is a definite plus on top of being a fun read. I'm definitely adding this to my Bookshelves to pick up later; this story seems far too in line with my tastes to risk forgetting about it. :)
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Seems like a gripping adventure mission by buddies in the line of superhero spirit. The blended humor adds more flavor to the plot. Great review, ayoomisope. Thanks.
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This is an amazing young adult fantasy highlighting abandonment, abuse, neglect, superhuman powers, and the power of family and true friendship. The book has a free sample on Amazon Kindle and has a uniquely captivating OnlineBookClub review. Congrats @WrightEndy on the BOTD.
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