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Mark Lawrence plays it safe with Prince of Fools

Advantages: Solid fantasy fiction with a believable world
Disadvantages: Too similar to what has come before

While I’d love to write a published book one day, I confess that I’m lazy after working all day and I find it far easier to rattle off a self published review on an evening rather than continue on the long straight and narrow with one of the two half comp ...

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Review of Prince of Fools - Mark Lawrence

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Fast Paced, Supernatural, Funny, Escapism - it's all here

Advantages: Fast Paced Adventure
Disadvantages: Only from Amazon

BENEDICT The Gateway I have tried very hard to interest you in this book without including any spoilers, I hope I have succeded: Things were not going well for Lucy Wilson. Her aunt was dead and her house ransacked. The last thing she needed (or expecte ...

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Review of Benedict the Gateway - A J Chess

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Soulless

Advantages: Well written, decent paced book
Disadvantages: Hard to follow in places, would need to read the first two books to understand the story

This is the third book in the ‘Girl in a Box’ trilogy by Robert J Crane.  I recently got the books 1 – 3 free through Amazon Kindle.  I had read the first book a while ago, which I had also got free, but didn’t feel the story was interesting enough to buy ...

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Review of Soulless The Girl in the Box Book 3 - Robert J. Crane

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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. ...

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Review of City Of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra Clare

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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 ...

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Review of The Scorpio Races - Maggie Stiefvater

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