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On The Run In the Wilds of Scotland
Review of Rise - Karen Campbell by hiker

Advantages: Great on character
Disadvantages: A slow burn

Justine is running for her life. She's had enough of being someone else's property, of being subjected to the kind of love that has seen her tattooed and owned and beaten and rented out to others to earn her keep. So she's taken what isn't hers, but then ... Read review

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VH :) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Great review by alliewallie
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18.06.2015 17:36
Better than Gone Girl!
Review of The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins by JEFFJEN

Advantages: Fast paced, intriguing read
Disadvantages: Slightly disappointing ending

Rachel takes the same commuter trains every morning and evening. Every day, her train passes a stretch of cosy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to watch a couple who live in one of the houses. Sometimes they are sat outside on thei ... Read review

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great by PerpetualMotion

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17.06.2015 22:04
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A Curious Killer In The Bowels Of The City
Review of The Stolen Ones - Richard Montanari by gothic_moon

Advantages: Engaging & gripping to read, fantastic characters, great writing style
Disadvantages: A little confusing/complex at times perhaps

...Montanari novel or two in the past, I consider myself a fan of his stuff. I was really looking forward to reading The Stolen Ones when I came across it in the library, and thankfully I wasn’t disappointed. With an excellent writ ... Read review

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well reviewed by StewwyB
Very well reviewed :-) by Scotlass712

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very helpful

17.06.2015 08:36
A modern Aesop with fables of manners and human behaviour
Review of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk - David Sedaris by koshkha

Advantages: Funny and very thought-provoking
Disadvantages: Don't let the illustrations and cute characters fool you - it's not for kids.

Meet David Sedaris David Sedaris is a hard man to pigeonhole. He’s not a comic, he’s not a stand-up but he has elements of both. He’s a writer - but much more than just a writer. He’s a performer - but one so understated that you could be forgiven fo ... Read review

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very well reviewed by StewwyB
Want this! by hiker
exceptional

14.06.2015 20:24
Once A Cop, Always A Cop
Review of True Blue - David Baldacci by hiker

Advantages: Intelligent clue-laden stuff - highly entertaining
Disadvantages: None

Jamie Meldon, ex-criminal-defence attorney, now in private practice, leaves his office very late one night. He's met by the FBI. Very shortly afterwards Jamie Meldon is dead in a dumpster. Mace Perry is working out, trying to stay fit, trying to stay sa ... Read review

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vh by StewwyB
Its namesake is reassuringly not 'Madonna' - truly good piece. by 1st2thebar

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14.06.2015 17:09
sarah dessen Lock and Key
Review of Lock and Key - Sarah Dessen by reading718

Advantages: in my pov it is best for young girls
Disadvantages: it does get a little boring towards the middle of the book

Sarah Dessen is an outstanding writer who has now published several books pertaining to several situations modern day girls find themselves in. though this specific book pertains to people who feel like they cannot trust because even the little pieces sha ... Read review

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im a 12 year old by reading718
Needs more detail by StewwyB

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13.06.2015 18:20
An easy enough read, but lacking in depth and likeable characters
Review of The Virgin's Lover - Philippa Gregory by Nymphypig

Advantages: Easy to read
Disadvantages: Not a lot of depth to the setting, characters not that likeable

The Virgins Lover is a 2011 historical fiction novel by Philippa Gregory, who is perhaps best known as the author of 'The Other Boleyn Girl' which has been made into two movies (a BBC made for TV movie, and a full on cinematic release starring, if I remem ... Read review

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good stuff by StewwyB
I do enjoy Philippa Gregory books but she does take one heck of a lot of artistic licence with Tudor history - I always take her version of events with a massive pinch of salt :o) by Bollinger28

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13.06.2015 13:38
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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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well reviewed by StewwyB
Great review :-) by Scotlass712
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13.06.2015 09:13
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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VH by Secre

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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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well reviewed by danielclark691
Well reviewed! by CelticSoulSister
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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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would need more detail before I could give this a higher rate sorry by StewwyB
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
somewhat helpful

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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great review by danielclark691
very well reviewed by StewwyB
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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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well reviewed by StewwyB
Interesting :) by LiveMusicLoverLyn
very helpful

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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not bad by StewwyB
I'd like to know about the connection between Fletcher and Victor Hugo. by PerpetualMotion
very helpful

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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vh by StewwyB
VH x by angelboouk123
very helpful

10.06.2015 06:51
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