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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 :) Unfortunately out of E's :( x by danielclark691
good review x by Gingerkitty
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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
vh :o) by euphie

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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
vh.. by Angela150
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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
A great part 2
Review of Foundation And Empire - Isaac Asimov by bbicuk01

Advantages: The charachters
Disadvantages: Not really long enough, more story would have been even better

So how does the second part of the classic Asimov trilogy compare to the first? I enjoyed the first book so much I really wasn't sure about reading the second book and being disappointed - well I need not have worried. Foundation and Empire carries on fr ... Read review

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well reviewed x by MsTricia
Good review. by Absinthe_Fairy

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15.08.2014 20:30
Diamond review   A candle in the dark.
Review of To Sail a Darkling Sea - John Ringo by Coloneljohn

Advantages: A very realistic, thought provoking and entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Some would be put off by the science fiction nature of the story.

An overview so far. Since the 'zombie plague' struck, the world has changed greatly. We may be familiar with images from space of our planet glowing with artificial light during the hours of darkness. After the plague all is dark except for one small lig ... Read review

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great review by bbicuk01
EXcellent review. x by littleowlski
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10.08.2014 10:52
What's behind this door?
Review of The Door Into Summer - Robert A Heinlein by Coloneljohn

Advantages: An enjoyable read.
Disadvantages: Some will be put off by the science fiction nature of the story

The advertising copy for this story states:- When Dan Davis is crossed in love and stabbed in the back by his business associates, the immediate future doesn't look too bright for him and Pete, his independent-minded tomcat. Suddenly, the lure of suspend ... Read review

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Excellent write up!x by Chippytarka
Great review! by Pearl58
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27.07.2014 09:22
Politics and treasure hunting can be dangerous.
Review of The Sea Without A Shore - David Drake by Coloneljohn

Advantages: A thoroughly enjoyable addition to the series.
Disadvantages: Some will be put off by the science fiction nature of the work

...Sea without a shore” is the latest edition (10th) to the Lt Leary/RCN saga of stories which shows no signs of fading away with failing quality of writing. Like others, Mr Drake has used historical events here as his basis as he explains ... Read review

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super by rolandrat123
EEE by pinkpandababes
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14.07.2014 08:38
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Pompous twit in space.
Review of The View From The Imperium - Jody Lynn Nye by Coloneljohn

Advantages: Humorous space opera.
Disadvantages: Some will be put off by the science fiction label.

The publicity blurb about this book says:- “P. G. Woodhouse meets space opera, as Ensign Thomas Innes Loche Kinago, fresh from the Academy is given his first command. A crumb from the upper crust, he's eager to uphold the traditions of his family, and in ... Read review

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I think I'll skip this one!! Great review and thanks for sharing :-) by Scotlass712
Excellent reviewx by Chippytarka
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29.06.2014 08:24
A Fire Burning Bright Does Not Last
Review of Allegiant - Veronica Roth by elfbwillow

Advantages: The story has some sort of closure
Disadvantages: It is nothing like its predesessors

Allegiant – Veronica Roth A number of years ago, I read the first two books in this series and my mind was literally blown away. As some of you may know, and may have already experienced, the movie based upon this first book is now out and many people ha ... Read review

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great review by sazzydan
Great review. by Dentolux

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19.05.2014 10:01
What would you do to survive?
Review of Under a Graveyard Sky - John Ringo by Coloneljohn

Advantages: Realistically entertaining story of a "Zombie Apocalypse".
Disadvantages: Some would be put off by the somewhat science fiction nature of part of the story.

It starts small enough. A flu like virus infection (called the Pacific flu) that is slow to manifest itself. In the final few days though, the infected person is highly contagious, but it appears to start to clear. That's when stage two kicks in. The feel ... Read review

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A definite E by LiveMusicLoverLyn
interesting by rolandrat123
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18.05.2014 09:52
The Emotional Trauma That Is Allegiant By Veronica Roth
Review of Allegiant - Veronica Roth by crisdelina

Advantages: Great conclusion, full of action, great character development
Disadvantages: Can be slow at times, the ending isnt for the faint hearted!

This is the third and final installment of the Divergent series written by Veronica Roth, it is to my knowledge widely available from any major bookshop eg Waterstones, but I have also seen it in several supermarkets such as Asda & Tesco. The price of the ... Read review

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nice review by EurekasLaw
haha major spoilers :p good review by top-reviewz

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17.05.2014 14:13
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