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Sniffing Out A Good Crime Thriller
Review of Breaking Creed - Alex Kava by gothic_moon

Advantages: Intriguing & absorbing premise, warm characters, well written, good pace
Disadvantages: None for me

On the cover we’re told this is from the ‘Bestselling author of the Maggie O’Dell Series’, and that this is ‘The first in a thrilling new series starring Ryder Creed’. Of course, these things only really interest those who are familiar with Kava, but tur ... Read review

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WEll reviewed by justarube
Excellent. by mikemelmak
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17.04.2016 13:48
Indelible Memories of Murder
Review of Memory Man - David Baldacci by gothic_moon

Advantages: Original premise, keeps you guessing, very well written, memorable characters
Disadvantages: A little repetitive at times perhaps

...couldn’t quite recall what. Thankfully, Memory Man didn’t disappoint and is one I ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
vh by stacey2911
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13.04.2016 07:55
This Killer Is Anything But A Sweetheart
Review of Sweetheart - Chelsea Cain by gothic_moon

Advantages: Original & captivating premise, fab writing style, felt credible, brilliantly absorbing characters
Disadvantages: None for me

Having read Cain novels before featuring a certain character, I was geekily excited when I came across this one in the library recently. Thankfully, it didn’t disappoint. Gripping, involving and pervasive, this was an excellent read that I would happily r ... Read review

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Great write up!x by Chippytarka

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12.04.2016 08:36
Discworld Wacky Cook Book
Review of Nanny Ogg's Cookbook - Terry Pratchett, Stephen Briggs, Tina Hannan by KevinCrest

Advantages: funny, sensible, tasty meals, cheap, collectors item
Disadvantages: hard to understand if you aren't a fan

Have you ever wanted a strange, senile, perverted and every jolly witch to share some of her family cooking recipes with you? You have! Well. my friend, look no further : Nanny Ogg's Cookbook is just the thing you need! Terry Pratchett is famous for hi ... Read review

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I know it is only a little book, but more is needed for a higher rate. by LiveMusicLoverLyn
Bit more info needed by supersonic75

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11.04.2016 16:07
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Jazz Hands!
Review of The Great Gatsby - F.Scott Fitzgerald by ravingreviewer

Advantages: Excellent story.
Disadvantages: Can be confusing.

During the course of this review, I aim to give an overview of the book and I hope not to purposely give away as much of the story. Being a very avid reader of books old or new, I am always on the lookout for a next great book to read - and when I saw t ... Read review

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great review :) by ILUNG300
Great work. I haven't got around to reading the novel, but am acquainted with a lot of its source material. A nice review. by BlackSwan

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11.04.2016 15:44
a quick very light read
Review of Head in the Sand - Damien Boyd by mikeyc123

Advantages: quick easy read
Disadvantages: lack of characterisation, too many coincidences

...I was away. Basic plot: A severed head has been fo ... Read review

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Very helpful by armor567
vh :o) by euphie
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11.04.2016 10:54

Review of Hidden - Casey Hill by gothic_moon

Advantages: Scenes & events easy to visualise, reasonably gripping premise
Disadvantages: Fell short on some aspects (predictability, empathy, believability etc) for it to be better

I came across this in the library recently and whilst I wasn’t familiar with the author the cover caught my attention. It may not have been the most credible of novels, but it was an engaging read that I found enjoyable nonetheless. Hidden falls within ...

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Very good review. R. by RICHADA
vh :o) by euphie
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07.04.2016 15:54
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Quite long and a bit tedious - who cares about the Bird Stump!
Review of To Say Nothing of The Dog - Connie Willis by rolandrat123

Advantages: Light hearted comedy about time travel
Disadvantages: Found it long and slightly boring

To Say Nothing of the Dog: or, How We Found the Bishop's Bird Stump at Last Story only review The Product To Say Nothing of the Dog (S.F. MASTERWORKS) Paperback – 9 May 2013 Paperback: 528 pages Publisher: Gollancz (9 May 2013) Lang ... Read review

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It's always interesting to see how writers tackle time travel plots. by mikemelmak
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02.04.2016 16:37
A Dangerous Imaginary Friend?
Review of Crazy Love You - Lisa Unger by gothic_moon

Advantages: Interesting premise that keeps you guessing, imaginative characters, atmospheric
Disadvantages: A little amateurish at times, need to suspend rational belief to enjoy it

...sure what to expect from Crazy Love You; whilst I was ... Read review

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well covered by danielclark691
Good review. by IzzyS
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31.03.2016 06:16
Agatha Christie's Hallowe'en Party - Not The Best of Parties!
Review of Hallowe'en Party - Agatha Christie by anonymili

Advantages: Decent enough read for die hard fans like myself
Disadvantages: Somewhat predictable ending, some confusing sub-plots

I'd had this book in my collection for quite some time but only just got around to reading it recently. A BIT ABOUT THE PLOT Ariadne Oliver is staying with a friend, Judith Butler, helping her prepare for a Halloween party targeted at 11-17 year ... Read review

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I can't imagine The Mousetrap not playing in the West End! by mikemelmak
I've seen the film but haven't read the book yet. I will have to by MAFARRIMOND
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30.03.2016 17:25
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