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The Safest Place
Review of The Safest Place - Suzanne Bugler by jules.34

Advantages: A good read
Disadvantages: Not much joy about this book.

...for them all, but at the heart of this is her son, Sam. Sam is a sensitive boy and about to go to secondary sch ... Read review

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I was thinking salmonella too! by jo-1976
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13.06.2015 10:57
See You In Court!
Review of The Gods of Guilt - Michael Connelly by gothic_moon

Advantages: Complex & intelligent premise, warmth of characters, well written, authentic feel
Disadvantages: Concentration required

...a fan of Connelly, both the Bosch and ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ series, I had high hopes for The Gods Of Guilt. Thankfully, I wasn’t disappointed. With engaging characters and high legal detail, plus an undercurrent of detective mystery, this proved to be a tho ... Read review

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Great review :-) by Scotlass712
Excellent review by buzios
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13.06.2015 09:13
Would You do Whatever it Takes - Adele Parks WBN 2014 title.
Review of Whatever It Takes - Adele Parks by LiveMusicLoverLyn

Advantages: Easy style, interesting, well researched
Disadvantages: Descriptive start does not grab, probably not for men!

Whatever it Takes What if Love’s Not Enough Adele Parks I was sent this book in 2014 as my World Book Night giveaway book and I gave all copies away asking a good friend to promise to return her copy to me so that I could read it too. Whatever it Takes ... Read review

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RichardA - stating the obvious - but it made me laugh :) No, I don't think you are, but it would make a good TV adaption and I think you'd like that?! by LiveMusicLoverLyn

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13.06.2015 07:55
Potter Mad!
Review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling by gazzo123

Advantages: Exciting, a great conclusion, great characters and good speech
Disadvantages: Some of the best characters die

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is an epic adventure following Harry, Ron and Hermione locating and destroying all of Voldemort's horcruxes. Harry Potter is the main character of the book and he is 17 in this book, completely different to the young ... Read review

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12.06.2015 22:31
Unhallowed Ground by Gillian White
Review of Unhallowed Ground - Gillian White by siberian-queen

Advantages: gets better towards the end
Disadvantages: strange and slow to start

Unhallowed Ground by Gillian White. I picked up this book for just 50p from my GP surgery; they have second hand books for sale for charity. On starting to read the first chapter it seemed like the book was going to be set in history of some 200 years a ... Read review

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12.06.2015 11:02
kiss kompendium
Review of Kiss Kompendium - Gene Simmons by razali

Advantages: collection of kiss comics from the pass in 1 books only.dont worry about the missing issues..
Disadvantages: really heavy book dont allow your underage kids to bring it down from your books cabinet.

kiss kompendium i bought this book a few years ago.its a collection of kiss comics ever produced.great collection for those into kiss comic collector who miss the pass series.from the marvel comics era,tood macfarlane/image comics,dark horse comics..the c ... Read review

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If you turned this into a list and used it as a plan, you could create a good review. As this stands today, it is just not there yet ;) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
This needs more doing to it. by ravingreviewer
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12.06.2015 06:00
Higurashi Abducted By Demons Arc V1: Creepy Murder Mystery
Review of Higurashi When They Cry: Abducted By Demons Arc Vol. 1 - Ryukishi07 by Mistybrook

Advantages: Creepy, a great horror and interesting mystery. Effective, scary scenes.
Disadvantages: Didn't always get the humour.

...new for £6+ at amazon.co.uk The Higurashi When They Cry series (also known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) was originally a Japanese sound novel, which is ... Read review

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Fab write up!x by Chippytarka
Not my sort of thing but an exceptional review. x by ilusvm
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11.06.2015 19:51
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When Justice Isn't
Review of Humber Boy B - Ruth Dugdall by hiker

Advantages: A gripping story, thought-provoking impact
Disadvantages: None

We've all read the stories in the papers: children who kill, particularly children who kill children. We've always wondered what went through their minds as they did it. We've also wondered about what happens to them once they're no longer children, whe ... Read review

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Interesting :) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Great by catsholiday
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10.06.2015 18:11
A Little in Love - Book Review
Review of A Little in Love - Susan Fletcher by dragon747

Advantages: nice retelling of a classic story
Disadvantages: none

...was excited to learn that a book had been written from Eponine’s point of view. And while there is no singing and dancing around in the book - which I’m kind of grateful for as I think that would be weird - I have ... Read review

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I'd like to know about the connection between Fletcher and Victor Hugo. by PerpetualMotion
vh :o) by euphie
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10.06.2015 07:04
Bob the Builder Good Job? Bad Job?
Review of Bob the Builder: Good Job? Bad Job? Flip the Flap Book - Egmont Childrens Books by K2705

Advantages: Quality, story, fun.
Disadvantages: None.

...Son is a fan of Bob the Builder, he loves anything to do with construction aswell as his trains so Bob the Builder really appeals to him. We have quite a lot of Bob the Builder books, one of which is Bob the Builder Good Job? Bad Job? And ... Read review

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10.06.2015 06:51
A wonderful read...
Review of Dragonskin Slippers - Jessica Day George by Nightfairy

Advantages: Lovely tale
Disadvantages: None

The first time I read this book, I fell in love with it. It has a strong voice and I think quite wonderful characters, even if they don't all have stick around for the entire book, the character are quite well rounded. Although the book is aimed at a youn ... Read review

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Following the tips offered by members below could turn this into a first rate review. R. by RICHADA
Again, not a bad start although perhaps a bit too much plot is given away here. Your aim should always to to invite, tease and tantalise with plot ideas not spoilers... by Secre
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09.06.2015 09:27
Echoes of War
Review of The Black Echo - Michael Connelly by hiker

Advantages: Back to the beginning of a character that seems not to have got the profile he deserves
Disadvantages: None

...who still has nightmares about the war. Nam vets were still big news when this one was written back in 1992. America's had a few more unfortunate wars in the meantime, so I suspect that the best the vets can say these da ... Read review

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I read and liked this book by mumsymary
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08.06.2015 12:38
The goose girl... a retelling you have to read
Review of The Goose Girl - Shannon Hale by Nightfairy

Advantages: Has a wonderful storyline and voice
Disadvantages: Might not be everyones cup of tea

Shannon Hale's book: The goose girl, court my attention when I was a young reader, but I still find it fantastic even now, so I think that it is for both the younger and older reader. With it's fascinating plot twists and original, medieval take on 'alter ... Read review

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Nice start by Secre
Lovely book by mumsymary
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07.06.2015 17:33
The One with Lavaeolus and a Wossname... Parrot
Review of Eric (Big Book) - Terry Pratchett by hiker

Advantages: Rincewind & the luggage are back, plus you'll learn some "classics"
Disadvantages: None

I don't know whether it’s the change in publisher (this one was published by Gollancz in association with Corgi, rather than the straight Corgi deal that curated the rest of the oeuvre) but the cover of this short outing has the word ''Faust in dutif ... Read review

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Brilliantly reviewed, nice onE by StewwyB
I didn't remember this one in detail until I read this so yeah didn't compare with the others but agreed some good gags (especially the naming!) by ladyofflame

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07.06.2015 15:07
Not everything is illuminated
Review of The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton by torr

Advantages: A complex tale cleverly told
Disadvantages: Perhaps too complex - and clever - for its own good, let alone that of the reader

Towards the end of The Luminaries, one of the main characters, Walter Moody by name, falls in with an Irishman as he sets out on a journey. They agree to tell each other their stories to alleviate the boredom. “Moody was silent for a time, wondering ... Read review

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Ex by Wee_Jackie_163
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06.06.2015 17:39
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