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One Of The Better French Novels
Review of The Safe House - Nicci French by missrarr

Advantages: Good characterisation, story develops well
Disadvantages: Nothing stands out as a real disadvantage

...much one can filter through the treasures of On Demand TV, so more often than not I ... Read review

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E from me x by mousy86
Excellent write up - gripping. by ladyofflame

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24.02.2015 17:30
Being Mortal: Atul Gawande. The trouble with never saying no
Review of Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End - Atul Gawande by cr01

Advantages: An interesting thought provoking read
Disadvantages: None for me

...most people’s natural inclination on being told they have something like cancer would be to fight it all the way. These days there are a myriad of treatments and even if you only have a one percent chance of it being successful then it has to be w ... Read review

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I like the sound of this by Listerbelle
A very tough subject to consider. Logically speaking I can see why it would be best to live the time you have left without painful procedures, but you can't blame people for taking every option to try an survive. by Dentolux
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24.02.2015 08:31
The Death of Bees is Glasgow Really like this?
Review of The Death of Bees - Lisa O'Donnell by LiveMusicLoverLyn

Advantages: Interesting and multi-faceted
Disadvantages: the subject is more adult, whilst the style seems aimed at teens

The Death of Bees Lisa O'Donnell “Today is Christmas Eve. Today is my birthday. Today I am fifteen. Today I buried my parents in the backyard. Neither of them were beloved.” So begins the blurb on the back of this extraordinary book. The blurb contin ... Read review

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argh - won't let me upgrade to E - will keep trying! by spanielize
Here I am! by Pointress
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23.02.2015 22:16
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Searching For Mr Men
Review of Mr. Men Search and Find - Roger Hargreaves by kat123456

Advantages: fun, engaging, right difficulty level
Disadvantages: none for us

My three year old son loves the Mr Men so, when I was looking for stocking fillers at Christmas, I was looking for different Mr Men books for him. I saw this one on Amazon and thought that the search and find aspect would really appeal to him as he loves ... Read review

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Love Mr Men! by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Good write-up. by DavidCoulthard
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23.02.2015 21:21
Autobiography of Motorhead front man
Review of White Line Fever - Lemmy Kilmister by StewwyB

Advantages: Motorhead / Lemmy fans might enjoy this
Disadvantages: Too much old man sex, not cool

Introduction I've recently been on a musicians' autobiography kick, and Lemmy's "White Line Fever" has been one of the many I've read and enjoyed. If you've never heard of him, it's probably easiest to say he's the bloke who sang the Ace of Spade ... Read review

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think hubby would like this, thanks for reviewing x by beautybuff
vh by dee7778
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23.02.2015 18:28
Not Broken Beyond Repair
Review of Broken Angels - Graham Masterton by Soho_Black

Advantages: Some nicely gruesome murders
Disadvantages: A couple of nasty genre cliches

Despite the odd reservation, "White Bones" by Graham Masterton, the first book in his ''Katie Maguire'' series, was good enough to have me eagerly reaching for the second, ''Broken Angels''. Whilst Masterton may have dipped into some of the female detect ... Read review

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Vh by pumfster
vh by ravingreviewer
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23.02.2015 18:22
A mysterious approach to Sherlock Holmes
Review of Sherlock Holmes: The Essential Mysteries in One Sitting - Jennifer Kasius by ryeb

Advantages: An introduction to a classic, print not cramped despite tiny book size.
Disadvantages: Looses the magic by gaining brevity, original stories are short enough surely

...called The Essential Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes In One Sitting. My colleagues know th ... Read review

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vh by GeorgieH1994
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23.02.2015 17:24
Nothing But Amazing
Review of Fear Nothing - Lisa Gardner by gothic_moon

Advantages: Fantastic writing style, warm character, engaging, interesting premise, atmospheric
Disadvantages: None for me

I came across this in the library recently and was pretty happy to see it, having read Gardner novels previously and loved them. Fortunately, I wasn’t disappointed. I don’t get as much time to read these days in long sittings, and yet I got through this p ... Read review

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E! by wazza115
Good review. by Absinthe_Fairy
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23.02.2015 12:19
What If
Review of What If - Rebecca Donovan by linzee_loulabelle

Advantages: Characters, plot, mystery, fun
Disadvantages: Nothing really for me

Title: What If Author: Rebecca Donovan Series: N/A Acquired: Review Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Penguin Release date: 22nd January 2015 Cal Logan moved on since high school. He's no longer the skinny, geeky looking kid but now has a new life away at co ... Read review

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VH by koshkha
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23.02.2015 09:08
~ * A Must Read * ~
Review of In Time for Christmas - Katie Flynn by xd-o-n-z-x

Advantages: plot, characters, style of writing
Disadvantages: none

...recently came across this book, In Time for Christmas, by an author I had never heard of before; Katie Flynn. The book was released in the United Kingdom in 2009 and so has been around ... Read review

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VH review, thank you. by jb0077
vh by anwar
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23.02.2015 08:20
A gripping thriller
Review of The Accident - C. L. Taylor by lj1989

Advantages: Gripping, a fast flowing and interesting plot
Disadvantages: The ending was a bit sudden

...Sleep'. I had read the book when it first came out and was now eagerly awaiting S J Watsons next release so I was looking for something to keep me going in the mean ti ... Read review

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Very good. R. by RICHADA
Very helpful :-) by Scotlass712

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23.02.2015 07:22
The Prince of Darkness in his own (slurred) words
Review of I am Ozzy - Ozzy Osbourne by StewwyB

Advantages: He's very honest
Disadvantages: He's very honest!

Introduction I find it quite scary that there are some people in this world who think that Ozzy Osbourne is only known for being the husband of Sharon, 'talent' show panellist and music manager. For those people, reading this autobiography will b ... Read review

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very good ! by AlexDa

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22.02.2015 20:41

Review of Darkness Hidden - Zoe Marriott by dragon747

Advantages: Fantastic Read
Disadvantages: None

...publishes. When I picked up Darkness Hidden, I was truly in awe because I simply loved each and every page of it! There were no nigg ...

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22.02.2015 12:42
Breaking Nova
Review of Breaking Nova - Jessica Sorensen by linzee_loulabelle

Advantages: Nova, plot, darker themes
Disadvantages: Quinton at times

Title: Breaking Nova Author: Jessica Sorensen Series: Nova #1 Acquired: Bought Genre: New Adult Publisher: Sphere Release date: 9th October 2014 Nova Reed once had everything she thought she ever wanted but then it was all taken away. Since that day, Nov ... Read review

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Good write up! x by frankiecesca
vh by StewwyB
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21.02.2015 19:18
Literary Pilgrimages
Review of The Literary Tourist: Readers and Places in Romantic and Victorian Britain - Dr Nicola J. Watson by hiker

Advantages: Interesting ideas,
Disadvantages: but too academic by half.

...as it turned out, for the emphasis in Watson's work is much more heavily on the literary than on the tourist. I use the word heavily advisedly. It is ... Read review

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Back with the "E" as promised :-) by Scotlass712
Great stuff, E by StewwyB
exceptional

21.02.2015 18:11
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