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The Gathering Dark - Book Review

Advantages: great read
Disadvantages: none

...A story set in a world inspired by the architecture and culture of tsarist Russia, A Gathering Dark was utterly fantastical! The characters were amazing, the plot twists had me gasping and the entire setting was simply magical – if Ravka was a real place, ...

dragon747 28.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Gathering Dark - Leigh Bardugo

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The First Snow

Advantages: Cute story, nice illustrations
Disadvantages: None

...lot of the books we have in our house are about animals in the snow, not sure why but we seem to collect a lot of them and this book, entitled The First Snow is another one in our collection. The first snow features a cute little deer as ...

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Review of The First Snow - M Christina Butler

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I was Taken with this book!

Advantages: Original, exciting, mysterious
Disadvantages: Nothing

About the book Taken is the first book in the series of the same name by Erin Bowman. The book was published by Harper Teen on 16th April and it is 352 pages long. A e-book review copy was provided through Edelweiss. Synopsis (Taken from Goodre ...

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Review of Taken - Erin Bowman

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Barnaby Brocket doesn't know what it is

Advantages: Characters, few powerful scenes.
Disadvantages: Feels unorganised, not a specific target audience

...‘The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket’ is a tall tale revolving around an eight year old boy named Barnaby Brocket who has a slightly unusual characteristic, flying. He goes on many exciting adventures and some less exciting ones all of the ...

Pingupol 12.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket - John Boyne

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Brilliant book for bedtime!

Advantages: Amazing story, brilliant to read to kids at bedtime, great for all ages
Disadvantages: not one - except that I want more stories about Barnaby

...Ok so this book, this book right here; READ IT! It’s so, so good. It has been likened to Matilda and for good reason but it’s more than good enough to stand alone from Matilda and make a name for itself. Its easy to read, the characters Barnaby meets thro ...

Raimy_Readaraptor 02.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket - John Boyne

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