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The book that almost got started!

Advantages: A solid start, and the vivacious Violet.
Disadvantages: Never really got going, some uncomfortable "almost" rape scenes.

...in law, knowing my love for anything vampire related, decided she was going to treat me, in the form of this new book, and as i DO judge a book by it's cover (i know sooo shallow!), was quietly confident it was going to be a great read! Violet ...

sarahbarrow 17.08.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire - Abigail Gibbs

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Favorite Book

Advantages: page-turner, beautiful words
Disadvantages: none

I have read The Solitaire Mystery upon a request of a guy i liked. The first time we met he told me "I can hear the bells" and i didnt understand what he meant until i read that book. A mixture of fantasy and philosophy about the journey of a boy and his ...

Mais12 29.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Solitaire Mystery - Jostein Gaarder

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Michael J Sullivan's The Rose and the Thorn - no prickly prose!

Advantages: A yarn of epic proportion and well written
Disadvantages: None for me

...Michael J Sullivan’s The Rose and the Thorn is the second in the series of Riyria (the Chronicles) which is a prequel to the earlier published and successful run of books, The Riyria Revelations. The tales follow the exploits of two witty, intelligent a ...

cr01 09.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Rose and the Thorn - Michael J Sullivan

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I shoulda just picked my newspaper up off of the floor.

Advantages: It's quick easy reading
Disadvantages: Very basic, unimaginative

The nice security lady at Gatwick airport decided to throw my newspaper on the floor because I hadn’t put it in a tray and because I’d “thrown” it back as per the instructions of the security man at the gate who said, “You can just toss it back on the tra ...

Phelthew 09.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Magicians' Guild - Trudi Canavan

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THE MAGICIANS' GUILD (2004) by TRUDI CANAVAN

Advantages: Great vivid world and culture created by the author.
Disadvantages: Long winded, some characters are under developed.

...~~~~~~~~~~ SYNOPSIS ~~~~~~~~~ This book focuses on a young girl, named 'Sonea', whom lived in a city called 'Imardin', in the country of 'Kyraelia.' Like majority of the citizens, Sonea was unfortunate enough to be brought up and live in the 'Slum'. ...

Moogiekupo 25.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Magicians' Guild - Trudi Canavan

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