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A feel good festive read

Advantages: Lovely written characters, great descriptions, nice message
Disadvantages: none

...I know, I know, I'm writing another book review! I'm reading so much at the minute and very much enjoying doing so! I absolutely love Christmas books, there's something really cosy about them and those that hit the mark really get me in that Christmas spi ...

lorriellah 06.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Christmas Café - Amanda Prowse

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The Death House

Advantages: Plot, characters, setting
Disadvantages: Nothing

Title: The Death House Author: Sarah Pinborough Series: N/A Acquired: Review Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Gollancz Release date: 26th February 2015 Blood tests can change everything and Toby knows that all too well. The day his blood test showed him as ...

linzee_loulabelle 12.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Death House - Sarah Pinborough

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A Flat Pack Novel Filled with Surprises

Advantages: Great fun - but with some serious messages
Disadvantages: Stretches credibility rather too often

...A Fake Fakir? ‘The Extraordinary Journey of The Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe’ by Romain Puertolas is one of those books whose title makes it a little hard to ignore. It’s an interesting technique to intrigue the potential reader with a ti ...

koshkha 28.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe - Romain Puertolas

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Light of Amsterdam

Advantages: Well written, well rounded characters
Disadvantages: Some cliches, takes a while for the story to develop

...book a while ago, but as I have a huge pile of books to read, I am only slowly working my way through them now. This book appealed to me because the two locations mentioned in the book really appealed to me. The book is set in bot ...

euphie 15.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of The Light of Amsterdam - David Park

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Not JEST another Patterson Novel

Advantages: Fantastic story line
Disadvantages: Some gory bits.

A few years ago I wouldn’t have even thought about buying a book by James Patterson, but after a recommendation for one of his other books, which I really enjoyed, I have found myself getting quite a collection of his stuff. I was shopping in Asda ...

Dodie 21.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Jester - James Patterson, Andrew Gross

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