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Brainrush by Richard Bard
Brainrush (Brainrush, #1)
by Richard Bard (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2012
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Brainrush is another of my experiments to find new authors, not to mention cheap reads, on the Kindle. I think the book cost all of $1.

Of course for that price, you don’t mind a little plot slushiness, or meandering dialogue. And whilst there were pl
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
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"Running Man" meets "Turkey Shoot"

The concept is not entirely new of course. From Logan's Run, to The Running Man, to The Island, to a VHS video I saw when I was Amanzi's age, called "Turkey Shoot." Themes of survival and being hunted for sport. The
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Vagabond by Bernard Cornwell
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Harlequin by Bernard Cornwell
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Harlequin was a great take on the Anglo-French wars of the 14th century. Thomas of Hookton is very much in the vein of a young Richard Sharpe (by the same author) inasmuch as he's a hardened warrior from a young age, an orphan, good looking, and desp ...more
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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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Struggled to rate this book because there was so much I loved, and so much I waded through.

Overall my impression was that the ending was rushed. It took all this time to get to the final assault on the capitol, then the (sic) 76th Games were over in
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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
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What can I say? Middle of the road. I loved The Hunger Games, dystopian combined with utopian futures, great characterisation, plenty of action, and a good David meets Goliath.

Catching Fire? More of the same, only with less action and more internal m
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Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
"I think I wouldn't be feeling quite so disappointed by this book if The Hunger Games hadn't been quite so close to perfect. But there it is. Must be hard to compete with yourself when you set the bar so high.

Where The Hunger Games is a tightly-pl..." Read more of this review »
What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
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