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A Sprinkle Of Magic

Advantages: Magical, Beautiful, Dark
Disadvantages: A bit too short, Something felt like it was missing

...I've loved Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's respective, as well as their collaborative, work for years, both as a reader and as a serial doodler, and they never cease to amaze me. I had heard about The Sleeper And The Spindle through the grapevine, and as ...

inkyscribbles 21.02.2016 · Read full review
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Mark Lawrence's fantasy classic - The Liar's Key

Advantages: A good bit of escapism
Disadvantages: You don't want to join the party on the fifth book

...When it comes to fantasy fiction, few do it better than UK author Mark Lawrence. His first trilogy of books, The Broken Empire, was a clever blend of humour, youthful bloodletting and a cute world based in a future Europe fractured into 100 nation states, ...

cr01 28.11.2015 · Read full review
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This Bizarro was pretty good-o

Advantages: I like zombie stories
Disadvantages: The fly in the ointment is the sex scene, not cool man.

... Introduction I’ve never read a book in the Bizarro genre before I came across Carlton Mellick III’s Zombies and Sh!t. I was drawn to the book by my love of zombie fiction and decided to take a punt with this whole “Bizarro” thing – apparently Car ...

StewwyB 15.10.2015 · Read full review
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We Won't Get Fooled Again

Advantages: It's got the Witches in it
Disadvantages: It's the last one.

Having committed to re-read the whole collection in honour of the author there is an argument for saying I should have held off this one, saved it until the end… especially as it had leaked that one of the ends in the book is that of my favourite characte ...

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Review of The Shepherd's Crown - Terry Pratchett

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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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