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Trial by Fire - Book Review

Advantages: great read - really makes you think
Disadvantages: none

I’m a huge fan of Josephine Angelini and I found this book was exactly the gripping kind of read that I have come to expect from this author. Starting out in the real world, the story follows Lily, a 16year old girl who has never had the luxury of good h ...

dragon747 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Trial By Fire - Josephine Angelini

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The Storyteller - Book Review

Advantages: fantastic - heart wrenching read
Disadvantages: this is one for the older end of YA

In the most thought provoking of ways, this book is very different to anything I have read before. The writing style is unique, with a smooth and old-worldly rhythm that makes the prose just beautiful to read, and the plot itself is simply captivating. ‘T ...

dragon747 04.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Storyteller - Antonia Michaelis

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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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Not what I expected, but still a great read!

Advantages: Great characters, unique
Disadvantages: Bit slow to get started,

...Despite owning all of Jennifer E Smith's books, The Geography of You and Me is the first book of hers that I've read. There is quite a lot of hype surrounding her books so I've always had high expectations of them and unfortunately I think this is what ta ...

laurahartleyy 22.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Geography of You and Me - Jennifer E. Smith

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The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

Advantages: nice illustrations, simple story, fun
Disadvantages: none

My son received this book as a gift from Father Christmas at his Preschool Christmas party. It is a book that he really took to pretty much instantly and, as such, we have read this lots of times since then. It is a large paperback book and currently se ...

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Review of The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water - Gemma Merino

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