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See No Evil...

Advantages: Interesting premise, flowed smoothly & easy to read, atmospheric
Disadvantages: Some 'holes'/small issues with practicalities

I was given this book as a gift for Christmas from my ex, who knows I like my crime novels and thrillers. He picked this because it was a little different to the norm and thought I’d like it. I saved this for a special occasion, when I’d just had surgery ...

gothic_moon 30.06.2015 · Read full review
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Staying Alive - with blindfolds

Advantages: keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: confusing at times

When I read GothicMoon's review of this book, I thought it sounded like the sort of book I like to read when I have time in between the extensive beauty routine (!). I bought it for my Kindle. I was pleasantly surprised to find the Kindle Version was £1. ...

beautybuff 20.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Bird Box - Josh Malerman

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Trapped in a Bird Box

Advantages: excellent story telling, full of suspense, very enjoyable
Disadvantages: none

...After recently browsing in my local Waterstones I came across a striking cover for a book named Bird Box. The image on the front instantly drew me in and after a quick read of the blurb I thought this sounded like an excellent read. As soon as I got home ...

kattwig 26.05.2015 · Read full review
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Don't Be Afraid to Give This a Go

Advantages: Fast paced, lots of twists and turns
Disadvantages: Lots of factual inaccuracies

I picked this book up on the basis of a review on Ciao when the themes of the book struck my as being interesting and topical. 'Afraid' is the first book that I've ever read by the author Mandasue Heller but she appears to be a fairly prolific writer of c ...

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Disturbing, but a good read

Advantages: Interesting throughout, didn't get slow, lots of twists and turns
Disadvantages: Not for everybody, too upsetting and disturbing for some

Afraid by Mandasue Heller has a RRP of £12.99 for the hardback copy which I read and is 344 pages long. ISBN 978-1-444-76951-7 Plot Skye is a 15 year old girl who has a pretty tough home life. Her mother has a mental illness, which leads to a lot of do ...

bettyboop2002 26.06.2015 · Read full review
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