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Review of Wild Life - Simon King by 2mennycds

Advantages: Enjoyable read, wide scope, exciting, interesting, moving
Disadvantages: One or two "gaps"

CIAO PLAYING UP AGAIN - DISPLAYED IN "LATEST REVIEWS" BUT INACCESSIBLE TO READERS - AND NOT EASY FOR ME TO GET INTO TO EDIT EITHER. HOPE THAT I CAN RE-SUBMIT SUCCESSFULLY, OTHERWISE IT'S AN HOUR-AND-A-HALF OF MY LIFE THAT I'VE WASTED! ++++++++++++++++ ... Read review

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Excellent by catsholiday
Good review by justarube
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21.08.2017 06:40
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'Every Changes - nothing perishes' an interesting detective novel
Review of The Janus Stone - Elly Griffiths by rolandrat123

Advantages: Interesting story and believable characters - a blend or police and archaeology
Disadvantages: None

The Product The Janus Stone by Elly Griffiths The second in the Ruth Galloway series. Paperback: 336 pages Publisher: Quercus (29 July 2010) ISBN-13: 978-1849162296 Cost Second hand paperback from 42p plus £2.80 postage. £7.99 new on Amazon. ... Read review

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Good review by justarube
Vh by catsholiday
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20.08.2017 18:16
~ * A Lovely Summer Read! * ~
Review of Summer with Love - Sarah Morgan by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: plot, characters, writing
Disadvantages: none

The book is based on the three characters who happen to be triplets born into an aristocratic British family. The book is split into three sections, with the first part starting off with ĎKatieí who is a doctor and ends up working in a hospital with the g ... Read review

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Nicely done. by kiss_me2070
Nice by LiveMusicLoverLyn

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18.08.2017 12:46
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Review of Stay Close - Harlan Coben by siberian-queen

Advantages: story that's twists and turns
Disadvantages: not as captivating as some of his books

...the crime/thriller set. This book is Stay Close by Harlan Coben *****CHARACT ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
Nice by LiveMusicLoverLyn

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17.08.2017 18:35
A rough guide to England . well some of it anyway
Review of The Rough Guide to England - Robert Andrews by mumsymary

Advantages: Covers a lot of cities and towns
Disadvantages: Not so much coverage of countryside.

...discovered they could not get the travel guides that they needed. So they created this series of books. Rough guides now owned by Penguin Random house books. ... Read review

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I prefer Planet Earth or Michelin Guides myself - although few guides offer me sufficient detail of specific towns and cities, best of all is to be guided by a local(s) which we once were in Edinburgh thanks to a long departed Ciao member!. R. by RICHADA
Great review. by kiss_me2070
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13.08.2017 10:32
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From Siberia to India without maps or tents - and little food
Review of The Long Walk - Slavomir Rawicz by 2mennycds

Advantages: Unique, gripping moving (both poignant and uplifting)
Disadvantages: Harrowing, so sad that it's a true tale

...a trek from close to the Arctic Circle in Siberia to India, crossing half-frozen wastes and the fearsome Gobi Desert, as well as the mountains of Tibet. Itís a journey of around 4,000 miles and will take about a y ... Read review

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very helpful by jb0077
E :) by anonymili

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13.08.2017 06:52
Not One Worth Crossing Paths With...
Review of Cross Fire - James Patterson by gothic_moon

Advantages: Short chapters & first person writing made for swift reading
Disadvantages: Weak as a wet fish premise

...didnít meet the reality, so Cross Fire isnít one Iíd necessarily recommend. Cross Fire falls within the crime thriller genre of the American ilk, ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
VH by kiss_me2070

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12.08.2017 16:59
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Warm in mississippi?
Review of The Last Juror - John Grisham by mikeyc123

Advantages: well written
Disadvantages: more of a social commentary than legal thriller

...for 50p. Basic Plot: Willie Traynor, the new owner of the local newspaper has his first major story as a murder is committed in the small town of Clanton in t ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
VH by kiss_me2070

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12.08.2017 10:05
I think I might want a pet owl too...
Review of Awful Auntie - David Walliams by beautybuff

Advantages: twists and turns and the humour
Disadvantages: none

My six year old and I enjoy our bed time reading session and we have been working our way through the David Walliams books. My happiest early memories are of my parents reading to me before I took over voraciously reading to myself at an early age so I am ... Read review

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VH by kiss_me2070
VH by justarube

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11.08.2017 06:02
I want to go and stay at Granny's house!
Review of Gangsta Granny - David Walliams by beautybuff

Advantages: Fun to read
Disadvantages: Some sad bits

Gangsta Granny was the first David Walliams book I read with my eldest daughter. We decided upon this one as the cover looked exciting but I really was not sure what to expect. A bit about This book was released on 27 October 2011. It is illustrated by ... Read review

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Good. by 1st2thebar
VH by justarube

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10.08.2017 09:13
Top Cat!
Review of Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 1+: Songbirds: Top Cat - Julia Donaldson by daylehall

Advantages: Can really see an improvement in your childs reading
Disadvantages: Books are more expensive when bought individually.

My little girl Molly has now completed her first year at school (which just doesn't seem possible!). From the beginning of her school life she has been sent home with a new book to read every day. Luckily, both my children love books and getting her to r ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
These sound lovely and very helpful... Great review by BrutalHonesty91
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08.08.2017 06:51
Les Dennis sold me a knackered Astra
Review of Must the Show Go on - Les Dennis by arthurteacake

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Many

Very frustrated to be honest. Les Dennis and I live in the same town and around a year ago, he sold me a second hand Vauxhall Astra Estate. I saw it randomly in the classifieds (I didn't know who it belonged to) and arranged a viewing and test drive. Eve ... Read review

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Great! by MrYorkiesWorld
Meep?:O by Silveryew
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07.08.2017 18:59
Freewheelin'
Review of America Unchained - Dave Gorman by Essexgirl2006

Advantages: Engaging, light read
Disadvantages: None for me, but some may like more info on the places

America Unchained Ė Dave Gorman Introduction I was bought this book in paperback by a friend around 2008/9. I have always had a problem with the fact I had more books to read than time to read them in, which was only exacerbated by the purcha ... Read review

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Watch 'Modern Life is Goodish' on Channel 'Dave' to get an idea what the man is like. Decent piece. by 1st2thebar
jolly good by Pointress

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07.08.2017 08:09
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Easy On The Eye, Boring On The Brain!
Review of Princess Mirror-Belle And The Dragon Pox - Julia Donaldson by Chippytarka

Advantages: Lovely looking book and pictures
Disadvantages: Story wasn't interesting enough, too long, bland

Even though my children wouldn't admit this, I think they both miss school. Of course the main thing that they will miss is their friends, as they won't see them regularly for over 6 weeks. But I also think it's more the absense of that daily routine they ... Read review

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How disappointing! E review x by stacie17
excellent by siberian-queen
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07.08.2017 05:45
Life's triumphs and tragedies - aided by a hawk
Review of H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald by 2mennycds

Advantages: Beautifully written, moving, candid, evocative
Disadvantages: At times quotations slightly intrusive

Not easy to categorise, this is at one and the same time a nature book, an autobiography, and an evocation. Whilst it wonít be to all tastes, I found it spellbinding, poignant, and beautifully written. Essentially it tells, in the first person, of the f ... Read review

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yes the h was an error missed the vh , but would have given an E if I had one left (SEE my earlier comment ) so upgraded to E :-) by mumsymary
vh by jb0077
exceptional

05.08.2017 07:51
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