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Time Travelling With a Hamster - Book Review

Advantages: Great read
Disadvantages: none

I really enjoyed this book although it was nothing like I expected. Full of twists and turns, the story was far from predictable. Also despite being dubbed a children's book, I think parts of the story are complex enough to have definite crossover appeal. ...

dragon747 09.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Time Travelling with a Hamster - Ross Welford

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Teeny Queenie Abdicate Please!

Advantages: Good sized book, great illustrations, nice message within the story
Disadvantages: Story wasn't interesting, a little too long,

After spending lots of money buying my son brand spanking new books as a toddler, I had to put book buying on hold. Not so much because of the cost, as books if you look properly can be bought at reasonable if not cheap prices depending on where you buy ...

Chippytarka 04.07.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Teeny Weeny Queenie - Claire Freedman

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Salt to the Sea - Book Review

Advantages: Historical writing at its best
Disadvantages: none

This book was one emotional rollercoaster after the other, but as heart-wrenching as it was, I absolutely loved it! A beautifully written story that offers a haunting glimpse into the journey undertaken by thousands of refugees in 1945, it follows the liv ...

dragon747 31.05.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Salt to the Sea - Ruta Sepetys

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Demon Road - Book Review

Advantages: interesting premise
Disadvantages: characters are a little annoying

...This was an interesting read as I really enjoyed most of the story, but found there were many times throughout the book when I couldn't relate, or get along with many of the characters. However I loved the many ideas, such as un-dead serial killers, demon ...

dragon747 27.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Demon Road - Derek Landy

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Poppy - Book Review

Advantages: nice read
Disadvantages: none

...I always enjoy Mary Hooper’s books. They are generally short, read-in-a-day sort of stories that have strong, independent heroines and lots of historical facts concealed within their pages. Poppy was no exception and yet another really enjoyable read. Se ...

dragon747 04.04.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Poppy - Mary Hooper

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