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Just like winter - drawn out and cold

Advantages: Beginning
Disadvantages: Drawn out, narrative, characters

About the book The Winter Witch is the first book in the Shadow Chronicles by Paula Brackston. The book was published by Corsair on 19th September and it is 416 pages long. Thanks to the publisher for providing me with a copy for review. Plot S ...

linzee_loulabelle 24.09.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Winter Witch - Paula Brackston

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A beautiful read

Advantages: genuine, emotional, well written
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...As a Spiritualist, it is in my interest to read anything and everything that relates to the higher world and, as a personal interest, angels. When I learned that the inspiration for one of my favourite novels was actually Lorna Byrne's Angels in my Hair, ...

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Review of Angels in My Hair - Lorna Byrne

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Absolutely excellent, recommended!

Advantages: Very interesting, you wont want to put it down!
Disadvantages: none

I first read this book in September 2009, When I first got given the book by a friend, I wasn't so sure, but it was one of the best books i've ever read! Its's set around the life of an Irish Mystic woman called Lorna Byrne, its her life story. Everyth ...

MikeyM2010 07.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Angels in My Hair - Lorna Byrne

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Tragedy is out of Vogue

Advantages: Brings Boring Arthurian Characters to life, Important Genre-setter, Immersive Writing.
Disadvantages: Tragic, Romantic, Neurotic Characters , Internal Plot, "Old Religion", Weird Gender Stereotypes.

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley is an epic fantasy written in the Arthurian Legendscape and it basically re-tells Thomas Mallory’s Le Morte d’Arthur over its thousand pages. However, there is a twist. Rather than switching main-character ever ...

dragonhelmuk 04.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley

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Let's All Get On "The Lilac Bus"

Advantages: Very enjoyable and easy read
Disadvantages: It finished!

I came across The Lilac Bus quite by accident in a charity shop. I had read books by Maeve Binchy before and remembered quite enjoying them (although I hadn't read anything of hers recently) and this book was in good condition and the name of it intrigued ...

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Review of The Lilac Bus - Maeve Binchy

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