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The Book of Lost Souls
The Book of Lost Souls
Price: 1.91

5.0 out of 5 stars Well worth taking a chance, 6 May 2011
The Book of Lost Souls is a fun light read and is well worth taking a chance at if you're a fan of anything supernatural. It introduces us to the small town of Nothwick where all sorts of supernatural beings live together with humans. The story is about Ivy a young witch who has to deal with the stigma of her father being into dark magic whilst maybe dabbling with a bit of her own, especially when it comes to getting a date for her school dance.

The book of Lost souls is a decent read for both adults and teenagers and well worth taking a chance with and for this cheap price you can't go wrong.
Michelle Muto has a brilliant imagination and some original ideas, I look forward to reading more books by her in the future.


The Devil's Right Hand: The Dante Valentine Novels: Book Three
The Devil's Right Hand: The Dante Valentine Novels: Book Three
by Lilith Saintcrow
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.31

3.0 out of 5 stars Just a bit lacking, 19 Feb 2008
This felt slightly empty compared to the previous two. Dante's compelling and interesting voice was still there as was the humour and angst that made the previous good, what was lacking was a full plot. You can really tell when reading this book that she's laying the foundations for the two to follow and that's it. Personally I like books with a closed plot, which leaves just enough to make another book without feeling as if the authors just cut the book of. Reading this I got the impression that, Saintcrow meant for there to be two books, the origional and a sequel and then when she decided upon a series she had to put something in this book to do so, loosing the qualities I had enjoyed in the previous two.

That said though it was a brilliant book. Just lacking a lot. I would recommend reading it when you have the next to read straight after, otherwise it just feels like the author has cut you off in the middle of the book.


A Lick Of Frost (Meredith Gentry 6)
A Lick Of Frost (Meredith Gentry 6)
by Laurell K Hamilton
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 12.19

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It's getting there, 5 Dec 2007
For a lot of loyal readers who have been there since the start Laurell K Hamilton has been slightly in recent years, especially with later Anita Blake books but this book along with the recent Anita book seem to be back on form. Her writing seems to be getting back to what it was. Picking up on the story arc from the previous books, Merry is still trying to get pregnant to get the throne of the Unseelie; to save it from her insane Aunt and cousin. The plot moves far in this book, although I wished it was longer. I won't say why, I wouldn't want to spoil it for those who havent read it yet, but the narrative has moved far. The biggest suprise of all though: there are only two well written sex scenes in this book. LKH seems to have gone for quality over quantity in this book. Over-all a good read, I'm warming more to Merry as this series goes along!


Exit Strategy: Number 1 in series (Nadia Stafford)
Exit Strategy: Number 1 in series (Nadia Stafford)
by Kelley Armstrong
Edition: Paperback
Price: 7.76

18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a new series!, 9 July 2007
This is the first in the new series by Kelley Armstrong (author of the bestselling 'Women of the Otherworld' novels - which starts with 'Bitten')and is a completly different genre to the other novels which she is known for. Nadia is an ex-cop turned hit women who finds herself searching for a hit-man turned serial killer. As another reviewer has said, it is hard to warm to a hitwomen but I found myself warming to Nadia straight away. Kelley has done a brilliant job with portraying Nadia and her voice and world seems real. The story is fast-paced and I couldn't stop reading it at all. I'd definitly recomend this to anyone else. The only reason it has only four-stars is because if I never give anything 100% :)

I actually warmed to this character faster than I did to the characters of her other novels which is surprising since I am a really big fan. Here's hoping the second book to this is brought out soon.


Cell
Cell
by Stephen King
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 14.62

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!!!!!!, 11 Mar 2006
This review is from: Cell (Hardcover)
This book was great. I couldn't put it down from beginning to end. All the people who are saying that this isn'tthe return to form which was expected are wrong. This is one of King's best books ever. It focus' on a vrus called 'The Pulse' which is transmitted by moble phone signals. Clay is an artist who is away from home after selling his comic series when 'The Pulse' begins. He realises that his son owns a mobile phone and is determined to get to him and along with a number of other survivers which he finds along the way he begins to make his way back to where his son and wife are. But he makes a mistake in messing with the 'Phone-crazies' and the survivers find themselves being drawn towards the mysterious Kashawak no-fo as the 'phone crazies' evolve into much more...


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