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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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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. ...

lottehusbands 10.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of City Of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra Clare

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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 ...

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Review of The Rose and the Thorn - Michael J Sullivan

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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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The Selection

Advantages: great read
Disadvantages: none

...I really did enjoy ‘The Selection’. Not only did it have a unique plot and storyline, but it was also the first dystopian I’ve read where no one has died, bled or been severely maimed or traumatized along the way. Not only did that make it a refreshing an ...

dragon747 09.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Selection - Kiera Cass

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