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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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Before Afterwards was the Stunning Debut SISTER

Advantages: Easy prose, symbolism, psychological
Disadvantages: Slow start

Sister Rosamund Lupton Having thoroughly enjoyed the book “Afterwards” by the same author, I was keen to read this her debut novel when the opportunity arose. So imagine my delight when I spotted this on the returns trolley at the school library. ...

LiveMusicLoverLyn 08.01.2016 · Read full review
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SISTERS' Sinister Saga...!

Advantages: A clever plot & Good twist..
Disadvantages: The story dragged a little at times & Too much medical jargon used..

“Sister” is the 2010 debut novel by the author Rosamund Lupton. As @ the time of writing (August 2012) you can purchase a used copy of the book online at the marketplace at www.amazon.co.uk from as little as £0.01 plus postage costs. A new copy will cos ...

Wee_Jackie_163 15.08.2012 · Read full review
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The best book I've read in years!

Advantages: amazing, page turning, extremely well written
Disadvantages: none

I have literally just finished this book and I have come straight onto Ciao to review it as I am utterly amazed by it. From the moment I opened the first page I could not put it down, from the very first page I was captivated and wanting to read more and ...

lorriellah 16.03.2011 · Read full review
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