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At Christmastime, we let in shade and we banish light...

Advantages: It's carefully sculpted and nerve wracking horror...
Disadvantages: I had more of a connection with the psychopath than the heroine...

Victoria McQueen, The Brat, has a special gift; she can find missing things. Be it a misplaced bracelet, a photograph, a pet that has gone missing, answers to her questions. With her Raleigh Tuff Turner bike she can cover hours of distance in minutes and ...

Secre 05.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of NOS4A2 - Joe Hill

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Not as interesting as the cover would lead one to believe.

Advantages: Illustrations are very well done if art is you're think
Disadvantages: Just not terribly interesting, despite the potential in the character

...They say never to judge a book by it's cover, but that's something I'm guilty of time and again, and when I saw the creepy cover of this book, with it's anatomically labelled illustration of a Harpy, and then took in the title, I was intrigued. Upon rea ...

Nymphypig 15.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work and Writings of Dr. Spencer Black - E.B. Hudspeth

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Not all it's cracked up to be

Advantages: The 1958 section is good
Disadvantages: The modern day (80s) section is rubbish

...I loved this book when I was a kid. I read lots of Stephen King back in my teenage years. This particular book I remember reading over the weekend before my GCSEs began, when I probably should have been revising. IT kept me utterly engrossed, I found it i ...

hogsflesh 22.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of It - Stephen King

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Here comes the bogeyman.

Advantages: Good charactization, excellent plot
Disadvantages: Overly long, the bloody stuttering

When I was a lot younger, I read a lot of books. Quality wasn't important, but reading was, I read everything I could find, even the instructions and ingredients lists off packs of food. My mum tells tales of me being so bored that I would read the boxes ...

TheDuke 18.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of It - Stephen King

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It will feed on your own hidden fears...

Advantages: All the book is an advantage!
Disadvantages: More than 1000 pages... maybe too much if you don´t really like reading

...In the city of Derry, Maine, someone is killing the children. But is “It” really someone? Is it a human being the one lurking through the sewers and pipes, coming out as an apparently harmless clown every 27 years, and seemingly nurturing from the kids’ m ...

Aurynne 25.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of It - Stephen King

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