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EclecticReader

Eclectic Reader

Love books in a variety of subject matter and genres.
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reviewed: Excellent Historical Fiction
As the title suggests, about the destruction of Pompeii. More importantly, about the lives and culture of the people living i...
Pompeii - Robert Harris
reviewed: Sequel to Oliver Twist following the Artful Dodger
I really loved this sequel, albeit not from the original author. I like to think Dickens would approve of what this author di...
Jack Dawkins - Charlton Daines
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Feed is the story of Georgia and Shaun Mason, two bloggers living in a post apocalyptic world full of zombies. They are worki...
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Three sisters are summoned home by their mother with no explanation. She wants to give them some news. All three have been es...
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As I mentioned in the earlier update on this, Carrie Fisher is both witty and extremely clever, but the biggest part of this ...
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Well, it's Tyson, and he's true to form. Nice primer in astrophysics, although if you're already somewhat into the subject th...
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Twelve to Murder is plotted well. What could make it any more interesting? There a mastermind or is it an ill person to wants...
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Dette er tung lesing, og umulig å vurdere for meg. La meg bare si at dette bør være obligatorisk lesing for samtlige norske h...
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This is the story of Mary Bliss Parsons, a young girl who moved from England to Massachusetts with her family in the early pa...
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Sad to say that I didn't enjoy Book 2 as much as I enjoyed Book 1, The Rook. I can put it down to too much infodumping and b...
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Five months checked. Seven still to go. Have a look at BookLikes bloggers May reads and let us know how are you doing in your...
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Ooh that ending, this is SF with a sprinkle of fantasy, reminded me of Marion Zimmer Bradley and some earlier SF writers. Dev...
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Rewind by Jeremy Bates is a horrifying mystery book. An unnamed protagonist woke in a dilapidated slum apartment with a dead ...
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How Jerry Giraffe Got His Spots by Camelia Gherib is a cleverly written and illustrated book for children ages six to ten. I ...
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** I received a free copy through NetGalley in exchange for a honest review** A sci-fi book about a game that is part of ev...