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A Sprinkle Of Magic

Advantages: Magical, Beautiful, Dark
Disadvantages: A bit too short, Something felt like it was missing

...I've loved Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell's respective, as well as their collaborative, work for years, both as a reader and as a serial doodler, and they never cease to amaze me. I had heard about The Sleeper And The Spindle through the grapevine, and as ...

inkyscribbles 21.02.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Sleeper and the Spindle - Neil Gaiman

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Elantris; from Gods to Cursed Creatures

Advantages: A compelling read with a wonderful world and well drawn characters...
Disadvantages: The ending is perhaps a little rushed

The capital of Arelon used to be Elantris, a place of glory and majesty that glowed with eternal white light as did its inhabitants. The Elantrians were renowned as Gods with their brilliant white hair, their skin metallic silver, they were near immortal ...

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Firewalker

Advantages: easy to read, enjoyable
Disadvantages: none

Firewalker is the second book in the Worldwalker trilogy by Josephine Angelini. I first came across Angelini when I saw her Starcrossed trilogy advertised and I have enjoyed reading her work to date. Angelini is a Young Adult author and she draws her infl ...

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A little mermaid retelling - but much darker than you'd imagine

Advantages: Unique story, unpredictable, beautiful writing, good characters
Disadvantages: Not sure who to root for for a great part of the book

...For those of you that donít know the true story of the little mermaid, that is Hans Christian Andersenís original story, you will probably be very shocked by Drown. Drown is a Little Mermaid re-telling but not the kind that involves singing crabs and fish ...

laurahartleyy 27.10.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Drown - Esther Dalseno

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Christmas fantasy for the whole year!

Advantages: Amazing plot, well thought out links
Disadvantages: None!

I got Lost Christmas as a Christmas present from a lovely couple next door, who always give me gifts on special occasions as such. It's been gathering dust for almost a year, so I read it a few days ago and got hooked. Background First publis ...

honeyjade 23.09.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Lost Christmas - David Logan

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