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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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Review of Saint Odd - Dean Koontz

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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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One to avoid

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This is a review that I struggled with, as I wasn’t sure whether or not to actually write it, but I figured I would for information purposes. This book was a free download for Kindle. I’ve had it for a while now, was getting round to read it a few days ...

euphie 15.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Shattered - Karl Jones

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I bleedin' hated it mate!

Advantages: Quick and easy to read
Disadvantages: The plot, the characters, the dialogue

...chosen by my book group for January. It was not the sort of book I would choose in a million years, but of course this is the whole point of the book group - to try something new! I've discovered lots of good books I never would have read th ...

Calla76 17.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Schemer - Kimberley Chambers

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