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Mel Mel said: " I wish I had more interest in reading this book. The idea and the plot intrigue me, the Chineseness is a huge plus for me too, but I am just so bored because of the authors delivery. The pacing is very slow and there is so much detail in the scientif ...more "

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But I only got your attention when I was the only female on board, and that’s not good enough for me.”
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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
"I liked this, didn't love it. But wow did I sure race through it! 800 pages flew by pretty fast, so this book is doing something right.

There's enough here that if you're thinking about reading this book, go for it. It's a compelling fantasy story..." Read more of this review »
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The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
"Okay, so. I finished this behemoth.

Was it good? .... I don't know. I enjoyed it for the most part. Certain aspects of this book absolutely SOARED. But overall it is waaaaaaaay too long, and the plot is a bit of a mess. The word that comes to mind..." Read more of this review »
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"Buddy read with my dragon-riding mate, Azrah!

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I’m quitting this at the halfway mark. I’m sorry, but this slump is killing me and this book isn’t helping whatsoever.

For such a large and time-investing book, I should feel SOMETHING for these charact..." Read more of this review »
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I liked this.

Especially the fact that nearly all lead characters are women - even the villain is one - and I have not read many high fantasy books where that's the case. Two of these even fall in love :)

However, the book is waaaaayyyy toooo loooong f
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