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What is a Baby Really Worth?

Advantages: Addresses important and contemporary issues
Disadvantages: The reader can feel a bit manipulated and preached at

Simran Singh’s back again ‘Origins of Love’ by Kishwar Desai is the second of her books featuring the social worker and super-sleuth Simran Singh. It’s the third that I’ve read since I’ve taken her books out of order. Her first novel, ‘Witness the Nig ...

koshkha 22.06.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Origins of Love - Kishwar Desai

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Love and death in Stalin's Russia

Advantages: Fascinating setting in terms of place and time
Disadvantages: Quite a lot of loose ends

All men are equal - but some are more equal than others 'One Night in Winter' a group of teenagers who love poetry – and adore the dead writer Pushkin – dress up in costumes and go out in the streets to play ‘The Game’. Shortly after two of them lie d ...

koshkha 09.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of One Night in Winter - Simon Sebag Montefiore

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Something brilliant is happening in Oz

Advantages: wraps up a lot of story lines, a great conclusion to the series
Disadvantages: here's where the story ends. In theory.

Wonderful My pile of books to be read is a being unto itself. It grows and shrinks and grows again. Sometimes it will shout at me to read something, other times it subtly whispers dirty things in my ear till I give in and grab the next book. One ...

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Review of Out of Oz - Gregory Maguire

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Prostitutes, gangsters and a love of literature

Advantages: Everything
Disadvantages: Nothing

...the book Out of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys is a young adult novel. It was published by Puffin on 7th March and the book is 352 pages long. Thanks to the publisher for providing me with a copy for review. Synopsis (Taken from Goodreads.com) ...

linzee_loulabelle 18.03.2013 · Read full review
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Best book in the series by far - full of intrigue and mystery

Advantages: Mystery, keeps you reading, great writing, plot twists
Disadvantages: none

...WARNING: This review may contain spoilers for those who have not read the previous four books in the series. At the end of Only The Good Spy Young, Cammie was just sneaking out of Gallagher Academy having decided that she was a putting everyone else's li ...

laurahartleyy 06.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Out of Sight, Out of Time - Ally Carter

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