Vicky Clarke

Helpful votes received on reviews: 92% (24 of 26)
Location: Merseyside, United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,394,953 - Total Helpful Votes: 24 of 26
The Golden Acorn: Book 1 (UK EDITION) (The adventu&hellip by Catherine Cooper
5.0 out of 5 stars A lovely quirky book!, 19 Jan 2011
Though this book is aimed at children, I (aged 30!) spent a wet weekend reading this wonderful story.

It's an imaginative tale about a young boy who finds that all manner of magic exists and is quickly swept into an adventure involving druids and dryads, a talking raven and of course, a golden acorn.

This is the sort of story which makes you want to be a kid again, which reminds you of how you saw the world when you were small - the little old lady at the end of the road who you were always convinced was a witch, the bushes at the end of the garden which led to a magical world (if only you could find the way in!) and the feeling that animals had their own… Read more
The Two Swords (Forgotten Realms: Hunter's Blades &hellip by R. A. Salvatore
24 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A recommended read..., 24 Jan 2005
The third book in the trilogy, though without giving too much away, it definitely leaves it open for the story that these three books have followed to continue!
The pace of this book is pretty much the same as the two preceding it, a well thought out mix of action and storyline, interspersed with passages of character introspection that give us the insight into the lead characters that Salvatore does so well, but that don't break up the flow of the book's particular plot too much.
Though it follows to the culmination of the plot that the two earlier books have been building to, there are some unexpected events on the way there that really add this books ability to hold the… Read more

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