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An Annual Affair With The Doctor!

Advantages: Cheap price, great pictures, good easy to understand descriptions of character's and events
Disadvantages: Nothing really connected with the 2015 series

Itís amazing how a grumpy sleep deprived mummy can have something in common with a just as grumpy and moody young son. Despite his now fascination, much to my horror, of Disney comedies such as Jessie, Thundermans and Henry Danger ( what happened to Cbee ...

Chippytarka 20.01.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Doctor Who: Official Annual 2016 - Various Authors

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Andy Weir's The Martian - the book behind the film

Advantages: A good factual action read
Disadvantages: Just a little lacking in writing style

...I was rather surprised that my 75 year old rural living mother fairly recently presented my beloved and I with a joint book to read. The surprise was that it did not involve her usual reading material of either cutesy animal stories or porno romps involvi ...

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Review of The Martian - Andy Weir

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THE RIVER STILL FLOWS

Advantages: Intelligent mix of fantasy and adventure
Disadvantages: Doesn't push forward with the overall story arc enough

...'The Dark Design' first published in 1977 is the third instalment of the Riverworld series, the first two books being 'To Your Scattered Bodies Go' (1971), 'The Fabulous Riverboat' (1971). The idea of the 'Riverworld' stories is a rather unusual and imagi ...

Mauri 21.09.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of The Dark Design - Philip Jose Farmer

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AND THE RIVER FLOWS...

Advantages: innovative story, good premise
Disadvantages: The series doesn't maintain the quality to the end, but still worth reading

'Riverworld' is the collective name for a series of science fiction novels written by award winning author Philip Josť Farmer between 1971 and 1983. There are five books in the series 'To Your Scattered Bodies Go' (1971), 'The Fabulous Riverboat' (1971), ...

Mauri 15.09.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Riverworld - Philip Jose Farmer

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The Bees - Time for Author Laline Paull to Beehave

Advantages: Interesting and nicely written
Disadvantages: Doesn't really hang together

...If you had never imagined that bees may have aspirations, hopes and fears too, then look no further than Laline Paullís 2014 novel The Bees. Flora717 is born into a hive as one of the lowest of the low, a sanitation worker. Flora717 is never destined to ...

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Review of The Bees - Laline Paull

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