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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, ...

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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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Review of Zombies and Shit - Carlton Mellick

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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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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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A dance with dragons, after the feast

Advantages: Tyrion Lannister wit, John Snow courage, dragons, the journey continues
Disadvantages: The long wait till the next book

A Dance with Dragons 2: After the Feast -- George RR Martin Why read this one? It’s part two of book 5. There, enough reason for anyone who has read the preceding novels. I have consumed this series with haste and nothing was going to stop me ...

dawnymarie 12.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of A Dance With Dragons: Part 2 After the Feast - George R.R. Martin

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