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Taming a horse is more difficult than it seems

Advantages: amazing book, great storyline
Disadvantages: -

...This book is based on a race that happens every year; it is predominantly speaking a horse race. However, these horses are water horses 'capall uisce' or 'cappiall uisce' and as the races happens there are results of deaths, masochism at the height. this ...

lottehusbands 10.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Scorpio Races - Maggie Stiefvater

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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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A good ending to the Starcrossed trilogy

Advantages: Picked up the ending of the last book. Exciting plot,
Disadvantages: Quite long. Didn't enjoy it as much as previous books

'She wrapped her arms around his chest and let the tears come...for Orion, for herself and for Lucas. She had the power over the most magnificent forces on Earth, but she still didn't feel like she had power over the most important thing of all - her own ...

RebeccaLovesBooks 17.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Goddess - Josephine Angelini

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Michael J Sullivan's Crown Tower - an engaging fantasy fiction

Advantages: A nice easy and interesting read
Disadvantages: Not particularly earth shattering

...I’ve always enjoyed an occasional flirtation with fantasy fiction ever since I read the old staples by JRR Tolkien and Mervyn Peake as a pre-teen although my sister is the guru of the genre in my family. The latest book that she kindly bought me as a pres ...

cr01 27.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Crown Tower - Michael J Sullivan

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Night Fall

Advantages: A well-realised fantasy world, with an all-action tale
Disadvantages: None

...falls, all fall, so says the old legend. Oldest, first and greatest of all the Derai Houses on the Wall, the house of Night is proud of its role as holders of the Keep of the Winds, primary defence on the Shield Wall of Night – a range of mountai ...

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Review of The Heir of Night - Helen Lowe

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