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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 ...

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Hail the Emperor of Fantasy Fiction, Mark Lawrence

Advantages: Perfect ending to the Thorns trilogy in every way
Disadvantages: None for me

...Mark Lawrence’s wonderful Broken Empire trilogy ends with Emperor of Thorns. The book is a lovely example of sci fi fantasy and they are rare books that will remain on my bookcase once read (I read so many books that 99% of the ones I buy pass into our wo ...

cr01 07.09.2013 · Read full review
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The Queen of the Series

Advantages: Style and flow is nearly perfected, characters become more well rounded
Disadvantages: Beginning a little slow

The Iron Queen – Julie Kagawa As you may have guessed if you have read my past reviews or my book blog, I am very much book obsessed! I am always hunting for new books to read and love it when I come across a series which pulls me in from the very begin ...

elfbwillow 28.05.2013 · Read full review
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Fantastic Gaiman tells a tale of reminiscence and lost memories

Advantages: The Gaiman magic of fantasy and memory
Disadvantages: Too short; I wanted more!

...What makes an author tick? I've often wondered what's at the heart of Neil Gaiman's consciousness, and how he formulates his ideas to ensure a captivating piece of literature. I think that with 'Ocean at the End of the Lane' I get closer to that un ...

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The Ocean and the End of the Lane - I was swept away

Advantages: Easy to get lost in
Disadvantages: It had to end!

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. A sweet, sad and a little scary fantasy tale. This book can be bought on Amazon for around £6. I got mine from my local library - support your libraries! The copy I have read is the hardback version (the ...

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