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Another story involving a ruined castle (book 11 in series)

Advantages: Lovely quaint story with fair folk
Disadvantages: Snakes in the story

...WARNING - story contains quite a few snake references Brief Synopsis This is the eleventh book in Enid Blyton's Famous Five series. Published in 1952 there are many editions to buy online and they are also available to listen to free on You ...

rolandrat123 02.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Famous Five: Five Have a Wonderful Time - Enid Blyton

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The Darkest Minds - Book Review

Advantages: Great read
Disadvantages: none

...I discovered this book while browsing through a small little book store during my holiday to Canada. All I can say is why did I never hear about this book sooner because I absolutely loved it! Even if the end did leave me heartbroken and itching for more. ...

dragon747 20.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Darkest Minds - Alexandra Bracken

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Chime - Book Review

Advantages: great read
Disadvantages: strange prose

Chime is a unique read with a fairytale like quality that will leave your mind reeling – in a good way :) With a fresh voice, and interesting plotline, it’s safe to say that I enjoyed this book immensely! Seventeen year old Briony Larkin has a deadly sec ...

dragon747 05.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Chime - Franny Billingsley

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Life on the Other Side

Advantages: A clever concept, well-told, absorbing characterisation.
Disadvantages: Somewhat contrived in places, perhaps lacking the impact it should have.

This book, so reads the Guardian quote adorning its front cover, relates the story of "a moment in history that can't be told enough times". Falling within the already heavily-stuffed genre of war novels; specifically Holocaust literature, that statement ...

Puggers 08.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne

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Who is that boy?

Advantages: mysterious, attractive cover, some strong characters
Disadvantages: takes some concentration

...For personal reasons, ones of which I shall not go into, I found myself spending the Christmas period in hospital. Now, even if you have never stayed overnight in a ward, I'm sure you can imagine how incredibly boring and lonely it would be, never mind st ...

Amy69 04.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne

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