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Disney's Peter Pan

Advantages: Classic story, nice book
Disadvantages: None

...favourite quotes from the author of Peter Pan goes as such, "Young boys should never be sent to bed. They always wake up a day older and before you know it, they're grown." J.M.Barrie. I have a little boy and one of our favourite books to rea ...

muffin11 21.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Peter Pan - Walt Disney

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Lord of the Flies Meets X-Men

Advantages: thrilling, captivating, a book for teens
Disadvantages: not for the faint-hearted

‘Gone’ fills the wide gap in the teen reading market. It won’t be a book which gets everyone to start reading, but it’s extremely well written, and surprisingly original for something that has basically combined Lord of the Flies, X-Men, and Stephen King’ ...

Tristan009 08.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Gone - Michael Grant

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Gone in 0 seconds

Advantages: Exciting and absorbing story, interesting premise
Disadvantages: A faster read than I had hoped

Gone by Michael Grant is the first novel in a series which, like many book series, is named after its first novel. It is a young adult novel, something I wasn't actually aware of before I read it. One day, in a Californian town called Perdido Beach, e ...

eilidhcatriona 30.04.2013 · Read full review
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Gone by Michael Grant - one of the best books that I've ever read

Advantages: Fantastic, original plot and character interaction
Disadvantages: None

Gone is in my opinion one of the best teenage fiction books on the market. Once I had read the first chapter I couldn't put it down! The plot is completely original and never boring or predictable, whilst meanwhile providing enough answers to make it comp ...

acsh1234 06.01.2010 · Read full review
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Is it really hurtling towards us? Can nothing stop it?

Advantages: Great combination of the factual and fictional, enjoyable writing style
Disadvantages: Strange characterisation at the very start

Asteroid is a curious short story, written by Malcolm Rose and presented as one fo the short stories in the Shades collection. As with other Shades shorts, it tackles a factual element by providing a fictional tale to go over it, thus being educational an ...

pmcds 23.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Asteroid - Malcolm Rose

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