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Grown up vampires with teenage angst!

Advantages: A new vampire series.
Disadvantages: Tailed off slightly towards the end.

...you may know i have a real love of books, in particular anything from the vampire genre, so when i am visiting either bookshops or the library i am always on the lookout for something new (good or bad, i will give any book a try!). I haven't s ...

sarahbarrow 10.01.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Vampire Shrink: Kismet Knight - Lynda Hilburn

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A Devilishly Good Read

Advantages: Light & engaging to read, interesting premise, entertaining style
Disadvantages: Ending a little rushed/unresolved

I was given this as a gift by an ex who said he ‘saw it and thought of you’ (perhaps it has something to do with his staff discount working in a bookstore too!). It has become far more popular of late thanks to it being turning in to a film, but I’d like ...

gothic_moon 30.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Horns - Joe Hill

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An Apocolyptic Terror To Reel You In

Advantages: Fast-paced, suspenseful, interesting plot
Disadvantages: Certain lack of relatability

"Sparrow Rock" is definitely a thrilling read with creative new twists for your average 'End-Of- The-World' novel. While initially I couldn't get a strong feel for the characters or the situation, it gradually had me sifting in my seat, disgusted, unner ...

PhillipAnderson 05.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Sparrow Rock - Nate Kenyon

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Average at best

Advantages: None strong enough to be called advantages
Disadvantages: Confused sense of direction, charachters are note developed, better options out there

I find the zombie genre very hit and miss. This, sadly, is a miss. It's not nearly as bad as David Moody's 'Autumn' series but it suffers from a complete lack of originality. The writing is often acceptable but the author has an annoying habit of slipp ...

awaykitcom 07.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Plague of the Dead (The Morningstar Strain) - Z.A. Recht

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Dr Who?

Advantages: Breathless plot
Disadvantages: One of a kind

What would Dr Who be like if it could separate itself from its ‘children’s’ TV image and grow up? Read this and find out. Accomplished British horror novelist Mark Morris sets his sights on revamping the 5th Dr’s image, taking Peter Davison’s incarnation ...

EthanWolfe 12.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Dr Who: Deep Blue - Mark Morris

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