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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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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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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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The Disappointment at the End of the Book

Advantages: Some great writing in parts
Disadvantages: Not as good as Gaiman usually is

...Many years ago, I remember hearing that the stories we know of as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, such as Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and others were originally written to be much darker than the modern versions we know better today and much darker than the versio ...

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Review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

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