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Tempe Brennan Rides Again......
Review of Bones of the Lost - Kathy Reichs by LiveMusicLoverLyn

Advantages: Fast paced, thrilling
Disadvantages: A few squeamish bits

Bones of the Lost Kathy Reichs Having previously read most of the Tempe Brennan Novels, I snapped this up when I spotted it on the returns trolley in the library. You too may have read some of the Tempe Brennan books or watched the TV adaption Bones? ... Read review

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E-worthy review. A friend of mine can't get enough of Kathy Reichs. by 1st2thebar
greaat. by forpickeup
exceptional

18.09.2016 07:08
A Gripping Read To The Bitter End
Review of The Bitter Season - Tami Hoag by gothic_moon

Advantages: Intriguing premise, intelligently written, atmospheric, flows well.
Disadvantages: Some cliched phrases dotted about.

...novels (and loved them!) On the cover we’re told this is “The hold-your-breath new Kovac & Liska thriller”, along with the tagline, “Deception is her de ... Read review

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I read this after your review and enjoyed the book. It was pretty gruesome in places! by jo-1976
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17.09.2016 10:37
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Too many cogs in Natasha Pulley's Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Review of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - Natasha Pulley by cr01

Advantages: Some great ideas
Disadvantages: Far too busy and messy

...panel programme where comedians of the day created imaginary stories by mashing together different components suggested to them by a studio audience. In the UK the show ran ... Read review

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Well reviewed by Dentolux
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14.09.2016 09:40
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The Disappointment at the End of the Book
Review of The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman by Soho_Black

Advantages: Some great writing in parts
Disadvantages: Not as good as Gaiman usually is

...ago, I remember hearing that the stories we know of as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, such as Hansel and Gretel, Snow White and others were originally written to be much darker than the modern versions we know better today and much darker than the versio ... Read review

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13.09.2016 20:30
The Danger of a Reader's Obsession & Where it Leads.....
Review of Finders Keepers - Stephen King by LiveMusicLoverLyn

Advantages: Fast paced, brilliantly written, easy to follow prose.
Disadvantages: Little character development, fairly short.

Finders Keepers Stephen King Finders Keepers was a book I was very keen to get my hands on as soon as it was released. Following on from King’s Bill Hodges novel Mr Mercedes, this book does not so much pick up where the other left off, but begins with ... Read review

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E - I am currently reading Stephen Kings - Four Past Midnight, which is making for an interesting read.. by flaviamaria
goo. by forpickeup
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11.09.2016 18:31
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Very disappointed, slow start but engaging end
Review of Rebel of the Sands - Alwyn Hamilton by marieandrews11

Advantages: Last 70 pages were engaging
Disadvantages: Very slow start, got confused easily

...really looking forward to reading Rebel of the Sands, Alwyn Hamilton's debut novel. Unfortunately, for me, it didn't live up to the hype or my expectations.... Let's start off by sayi ... Read review

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welcome. by forpickeup
Good review, and welcome to Ciao :) by eve6kicksass

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10.09.2016 11:22
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The Name of the Wind - a unique & gripping take on fantasy genre
Review of The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss by monkeyD14

Advantages: Captiviating, thoroughly enjoyable, cannot put it down
Disadvantages: lengthy

The Name of the Wind takes the fantasy genre and puts a whole different spin on it with greatly satisfying results. The author has such a ingenious way of telling a story. Anyone who has read works by Tolkien, George R. R. Martin and similar authors will ... Read review

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08.09.2016 21:13
A timeless historical drama
Review of Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe by Classicc

Advantages: great discourse on religion and power, interesting characterisation
Disadvantages: slow pace, overly descriptive with little dialogue

...The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe as part of my degree, as we were disc ... Read review

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Foe, wrote about contentious pious issues - he was imprisoned for his views; hence, not sure about the novel's piety evaluation. by 1st2thebar
I can totally agree with the disadvantages, yet I think we must take into consideration the times when it was written :) by Ag108

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exceptional

05.09.2016 22:07
Very Good Omens
Review of Good Omens - Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman by Soho_Black

Advantages: The greatest fantasy-humour novel ever
Disadvantages: A couple of cringeworthy jokes and references showing their age

Many years ago, in an attempt to make me as big a Terry Pratchett fan as they were, a couple of friends lent me a copy of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s “Good Omens”. They called my sense of humour correctly and I thoroughly enjoyed the book to the ex ... Read review

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Nice to know you enjoyed it so much and so often :) by anonymili

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05.09.2016 20:32
Super gripping, and hard to put down!
Review of Murder House - James Patterson by MsTricia

Advantages: a real page turner, gripping, keeps you reading!
Disadvantages: some of the characters are a bit annoying!

I really enjoy reading a good book, and having a summer holiday a few weeks ago really allowed me to take advantage of this opportunity. Normally I find new books to read from posters on the tube, authors I am familiar with or family/friend recommendation ... Read review

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vh - I enjoy his books even though they are a little formulaic by Pointress
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04.09.2016 20:46
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