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Come, dance with the Dragons

Advantages: Vivid style of writing, Tyrion Lannister wit and back to the game
Disadvantages: None

...Dragons 1. Dreams and Dust. George RR Martin Why read this?… Why not? If you have read the first four in this epic by Martin then why would you not want to carry on the adventure, that is what it is - a fabulous, fantastical adv ...

dawnymarie 25.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of A Dance With Dragons: Part 1 Dreams and Dust - George R.R. Martin

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Mark Lawrence plays it safe with Prince of Fools

Advantages: Solid fantasy fiction with a believable world
Disadvantages: Too similar to what has come before

While I’d love to write a published book one day, I confess that I’m lazy after working all day and I find it far easier to rattle off a self published review on an evening rather than continue on the long straight and narrow with one of the two half comp ...

cr01 17.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Prince of Fools - Mark Lawrence

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For the discerning traveler.

Advantages: A very amusing work.
Disadvantages: Perhaps more for the fans than every day readers.

Mrs. Bradshaw's handbook is a small book relating to Sir Terry Pratchett's Discworld. Firstly the [roundworld] facts. George Bradshaw (1801-1853) was a cartographer, printer and publisher. He started by publishing railway timetables and that at a tim ...

Coloneljohn 26.10.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Mrs Bradshaw's Handbook - Terry Pratchett

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Taming a horse is more difficult than it seems

Advantages: amazing book, great storyline
Disadvantages: -

...This book is based on a race that happens every year; it is predominantly speaking a horse race. However, these horses are water horses 'capall uisce' or 'cappiall uisce' and as the races happens there are results of deaths, masochism at the height. this ...

lottehusbands 10.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Scorpio Races - Maggie Stiefvater

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Not the Heavenly storyline to be expected

Advantages: excellent world
Disadvantages: bad ending

The city of heavenly fire is the final installment in the Mortal Instruments saga and whilst the basis of the book is story as Clare always seems to manage due to creating a new world like never before, the story line it could be stated is not up to par. ...

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Review of City Of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra Clare

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