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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
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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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not bad by StewwyB
I'd like to know about the connection between Fletcher and Victor Hugo. by PerpetualMotion
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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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VH x by angelboouk123
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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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not bad by StewwyB
Following the tips offered by members below could turn this into a first rate review. R. by RICHADA
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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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well reviewed by StewwyB
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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not bad by StewwyB
Nice start by Secre
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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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Thorough review. by IzzyS
Great review x by shellyjaneo
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06.06.2015 17:39
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On Campaign With The Ten Thousand
Review of The Lost Army - Valerio Massimo Manfredi by hiker

Advantages: A different take on history with some good low-level suspense
Disadvantages: Continuity errors mar the whole

The village girls of Beth Qadá, a hamlet in the wind-swept shadows of Mount Amanus, have little to look forward to. Their husband will be chosen for them and they will submit to him and life will go on day after day. They will scratch their existence from ... Read review

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Nicely reviewed by Secre
vh by StewwyB
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06.06.2015 11:29
Not Mad About This Book
Review of Bridget Jones Mad about the Boy - Helen Fielding by MentalSarcasm

Advantages: Nice to wrap up the series, well updated for 21st century
Disadvantages: Ending is very rushed

The first Bridget Jones book was one of the defining books of the 90's, matching TV series' like Friends in giving people a look at the life of a 30-something woman living in a big city, attempting to forge a career while also trying finding the love of o ... Read review

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VH by Secre
vh by StewwyB

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04.06.2015 20:03
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