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Review of The Dispossessed - Ursula K. Le Guin by 87degrees

Advantages: really interesting, complex characters, makes you think
Disadvantages: a little confusing at first with the time jumps

The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin is a science fiction novel dealing with issues of equality that are as relevant today as when it was written in 1979. It is set on the distant world of Urras and its moon Anarres. Generations ago, there was a revolutio ... Read review

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excellent by thedevilinme
Great review by alliewallie

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25.01.2015 20:17
How do you overthrow a God?
Review of The Saviour - David Drake, Tony Daniel by Coloneljohn

Advantages: A fast paced, entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Nothing for me but some do not like science fiction

In giving the background information on this and the previous work I may inadvertently give certain spoilers, though I try not to give away the full narrative of the plot elements. The Land. Duisberg is a land rather like ancient Egypt. Imagin ... Read review

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Very detailed. by brokenangelkisses
Fantastic Review! by ChuckNorris13
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18.01.2015 12:54
American Gods
Review of American Gods - Neil Gaiman by StewwyB

Advantages: If you take it as a story at face value, it's awesome
Disadvantages: I didn't quite understand the underlying messages about god

Introduction This review is about the tenth anniversary edition which contains an extra 12000 words more than the original. I’ll do my best with this review, but to be honest I found it a difficult book to digest so I’ve had to think long and har ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
E review. Great read by carlz2001

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09.01.2015 18:28
Five Stories in Search of an Author
Review of From Dead to Worse - Charlaine Harris by sharper_fin

Advantages: Lots of character detail
Disadvantages: Not much in the way of one linear story

Back in 2001 author Charlaine Harris wrote 'Dead Until Dark', the first in a series that she called 'The Southern Vampire Mysteries'. Sales of the first few novels in the series were reasonable, but then in 2008 American broadcaster HBO began showing a s ... Read review

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vh :o) by euphie
Nice review by spanielize

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06.01.2015 13:41
Hope is the Fruit of Darien
Review of Seeds of Earth - Michael Cobley by hiker

Advantages: A brilliant concept...
Disadvantages: ...that's a bit time-consuming to get into

It's a strange fact of the human psyche that while we send out our travellers in peace and exploration…we fear that whoever else is travelling out there, towards here, does so with malice aforethought. Cobley is no exception to this rule. In his future w ... Read review

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e :o) by euphie
Excellent. R. by RICHADA
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05.01.2015 19:31
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Stoking the interstellar fires.
Review of Trial by Fire - Charles E Gannon by Coloneljohn

Advantages: A very entertaining and more accurate read.
Disadvantages: None for me but others may not enjoy science fiction.

Sequel to national bestseller Fire with Fire. Science fiction adventure on a grand scale. The publicity write up for this novel is as follows:- "When reluctant interstellar diplomat and intelligence operative Caine Riordan returns from humanity's firs ... Read review

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E! by Jarisleif
brilliant review by bettyboo47
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31.12.2014 10:27
We're all doomed - especially Woking.
Review of The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells by misspurple7

Advantages: Readable, unique and chillingly believable. A classic and rightly so.
Disadvantages: A little gruesome in places and perhaps not the most twisting of plotlines

In the season of Christmas cheer, goodwill to all men and all that malarky, we decided our festive treat would be to witness the theatrical end of the world. Cheery. Jeff Wayne's musical telling of War of the Worlds was on at the O2 and never has the dest ... Read review

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VH by Pointress

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17.12.2014 13:17
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Millenial Hospitality III - a good bedtime read
Review of Millennial Hospitality III - Charles James Hall by Trish1996

Advantages: Unique experiences related in a factual manner.
Disadvantages: Somewhat repetitive and meandering in places

I came across these books while surfing Amazon and had to buy them all, 4 books to this series. I enjoy reading about unusual experiences and these were claimed to have some factual basis, although the first book was written as a fictional account. This ... Read review

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Just a wee tip - this is a UK website and therefore prices should be in £ by euphie
Helpful. by Icypink
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05.12.2014 22:23
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A rather different read!
Review of Just One Damned Thing After Another - Jodi Taylor by lorriellah

Advantages: Interesting ideas, quite different
Disadvantages: difficult to understand some parts

I normally read books which are modern, general fiction, clck lit and the sorts. Recently I have started downloading books that have good reviews without really reading what they are about so this has helped broaden the books I read. Since doing this I've ... Read review

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Well reviewed! by CelticSoulSister
Well reviewed :) Unfortunately out of E's :( x by danielclark691
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15.11.2014 18:25
David Mitchell's The Bone Clocks: it's all in the hands
Review of The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell by cr01

Advantages: Nicely written and a good plot
Disadvantages: Just a tad clumsy in places

The poor standard of English in many best-selling novels is something that never ceases to amaze me. I’m far from the best writer in the world myself, but dear reader I don’t inflict my errors into anything as comprehensive as a whole book; nor do I emplo ... Read review

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VH :-) by Scotlass712
vh :o) by euphie
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05.11.2014 19:52
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Stop trying to kill Sookie
Review of From Dead to Worse - Charlaine Harris by dawnymarie

Advantages: Great pace, lots happening, neat plot and sound sub plots
Disadvantages: None

From dead to worse. Charlaine Harris The Southern vampire novels continue with this, book eight of nine, (with more a possibility) being From dead to worse. As the title suggests the content of this book is going to be getting a little dirty. Po ... Read review

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VH :-) by Scotlass712

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05.11.2014 11:26
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Darth Bane - Parth of Desrtuction is really quite a read
Review of Darth Bane - Path of Destruction - Drew Karpyshyn by Alex_T

Advantages: Is exciting whilst very descriptive of all the ways of the dark side.
Disadvantages: However it could be somewhat difficult to read for a non-Star Wars fan

This is a great novel that I would recommend to anyone who has any interest in the Old Republic era of the Star Wards extended universe. Being a huge fan of Knights of the Old Republic, this novel highlights all the force's mystical aspects and really plu ... Read review

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mines are always filthy by thedevilinme

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14.10.2014 11:13
Michaej J Sullivan: Hollow World not Shallow Word
Review of Hollow World - Michael J. Sullivan by cr01

Advantages: A good old fashioned science fiction world
Disadvantages: None for me

While I like fantasy fiction and read my full share, those stories of sword carrying heroes set in a world about 600 years behind ours can get a tad monotonous. How anyone can feed their brain with a 100% diet of the genre is beyond me. Thus when I heard ... Read review

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Not a genre that interests me in general but I'm quite tempted after reading this. by Kukana
Sounds interesting - and very well reviewed. by torr
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07.10.2014 18:27
This is what a good vampire book looks like
Review of The Coldest Girl in Coldtown - Holly Black by Pepa2000

Advantages: Original setup, great characters, engaging plot, fast paced, enough world-building
Disadvantages: None for me

...this book two moths ago, the first thing that came to mind was "another ... Read review

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Thank you everyone :)) by Pepa2000
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25.09.2014 10:38
Human insects: Swarm v Individual intelligence.
Review of Hellstrom's Hive - Frank Herbert by Coloneljohn

Advantages: A very thought provoking and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Many will be put off by the science fiction nature of the work

The publicity write up states:- "America is a police state, and it is about to be threatened by the most hellish enemy in the world: insects. Some secret papers were left in a public library that seemed to hint Dr Hellstrom and his farm were 'up to so ... Read review

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Fab write up!x by Chippytarka
Back :-) by Essexgirl2006
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23.08.2014 08:21
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