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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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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 ...

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Review of Mrs Bradshaw's Handbook - Terry Pratchett

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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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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 ...

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Review of Emperor of Thorns - Mark Lawrence

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Goodbye Sookie Stackhouse

Advantages: The return of Sookie, all my favourite characters, anticipation of the ending
Disadvantages: Lack of vampire and were characters, unnecessary returns of old characters, ending

...It's finally here: the last novel in Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse series, also known as True Blood. Dead Ever After is book number thirteen, and we finally learn whether Sookie gets her own happily ever after - and who with. The story so far is ...

eilidhcatriona 28.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Dead Ever After: A True Blood Novel - Charlaine Harris

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