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The Carnival Is Over

Advantages: Engaging, intriguing characters & premise, velvelty smooth writing style
Disadvantages: None for me

...I consider myself a fan, of most works, of Dean Koontz. Having read most of the Odd series, I was eagerly anticipating what appeared to be the final instalment, Saint Odd. Thankfully, I wasn't disappointed as this kept me turning the pages and wanting mor ...

gothic_moon 24.08.2015 · Read full review
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Second Life - That tricky second book

Advantages: Engaging read
Disadvantages: Not as strong as the author's previous novel

...have previously read and enjoyed 'Before I Go To Sleep' - the debut novel by SJ Watson. I was pleased to learn that a second novel had been published by the same author and hoped that it would live up to the promise of its predecessor. I reserved a copy ...

jo-1976 26.05.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Second Life - S. J. Watson

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Snatched

Advantages: Kept my attention, great read
Disadvantages: Found the comments about those on council estates to be in bad taste

The Book Sometimes you can tell what a book is going to be about just by the title and this is one of those books. As the title suggests, this tells the story of seven year old Natalie Barrett, who disappears one afternoon while walking home fro ...

euphie 17.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Snatched - Stephen Edger

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Amazing, True, tearful.

Advantages: Amazing, True Story
Disadvantages: You will not get any sleep. You'll be reading and reading and..

...The first thing that appears evident about Sleepers is that it is a true story. This is determined from observation of the front. Turning to the back of the novel will then give you a taste of what this remarkable, compelling story is about. Lorenzo C ...

ScottyG 09.10.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Sleepers - Lorenzo Carcaterra

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A book you will never put down

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The book Sleepers is an exact copy of the film, it is true story and very horrific at parts underlying systematic physical and sexual abuse condemned to four friends who are sent to a boys prison called the Wilkinson home for boys after a prank goes horri ...

sam123 02.04.2001 · Read full review
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