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The Great Christmas Knit Off

Advantages: A great read
Disadvantages: Cannot think of any

The main character in this book is Sybil and life is not going well for her when we start reading. She has been jilted at the alter by her fiance, who had decided to go with his twin sister instead - Sybil has kept her distance from both of them since. ...

jules.34 17.03.2016 · Read full review
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Review of The Great Christmas Knit Off - Alexandra Brown

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Not Rounded Enough

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Style, structure, "voice" (lack of)

As short story collections go, this is a fairly ambition bundle, some 22 stories running to a total of nearly four hundred pages. You'll gather from the fact that I'm starting with the statistics that I didn't instantly fall in love with Bellotte's writi ...

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Review of Unround Circle - Peter Belotte

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No Place to Fall

Advantages: Some good parts of plot, some characters
Disadvantages: Nothing developed enough

Title: No Place to Fall Author: Jaye Robin Brown Series: N/A Acquired: Bought Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Harper Teen Release date: 9th December 2014 People think that Amber Vaughn is a good girl. What they don't know is that she spends her summer even ...

linzee_loulabelle 03.04.2015 · Read full review
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~ So He Takes the Dog very little to do with dogs ~

Advantages: Interesting idea, cleverly executed, nice writing style
Disadvantages: Sometimes a need to work out where you are and who is who

So He Takes the Dog Jonathan Buckley Drawn to the book by the atmospheric black and white or indeed grey cover with its tantalising title, I picked up the book and turned it over to read the blurb. Straight away I was entranced by the promise of the bac ...

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A value-added murder mystery

Advantages: More than a run-of-the-mill murder mystery, affecting and insightful human interest story
Disadvantages: (For some:) a more demanding murder mystery

...So he takes the dog – Jonathan Buckley Not so much a ‘whodunnit’ as a ‘who-was-it’, this is a mystery with a difference. The title doesn’t give much away, referring to a dog-walker who discovers the body of a vagrant on a beach. The story follows the ...

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Review of So He Takes the Dog - Jonathan Buckley

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