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Bryony S Gordon

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Beauty and the Beast meets Irish Myths Perfectly

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Reviewed: 14-04-2019

This is the second part of the Otherworld Duology, and I love it. I don't know how to explain this book other than "Beauty and the Beast meet Irish Mythology," Belle is a red-haired Druid who is one of the few who still believe and worship the Fae when almost everyone else has forgotten.

Sorcha and Eamonn are a beautiful couple who I can't help but fangirl over. Sorcha goes back to Eamonn because she wants to and because he'd be completely lost without her, in that she's his voice of reason. I hope Emma Hamm write more stories about this pair because honestly, I would love to know what else happens in this world, her writing is lovely and enchanting.

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I adore this story

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Reviewed: 12-01-2019

I have read many reviews about this story and think a lot of people are missing the point of the story; they are expecting a magic duel and a love story but that not what this story is.

It's about how two magicians pitted against each other create love letters to each other through the tents inside the circus and how that the people inside the circus are affected by the game the two magicians are forced to play.

That's only one side of the story; the other side, however, is about a boys journey of falling in love with a girl the same age of the circus thanks to a dare his sister gave him.

Some people might find the none linear story jarring, but it doesn't bother me.

When I first read this book, I only had the audiobook and was trying to edit a story while listening to or but found it impossible to write my story and listen to this book; it was just so exciting.

It felt like I had listened to this book before and was familiar with the story even though it was the first time I had heard to it. It feels like coming home and sitting in front of the fire or curled in bed with a cup of hot cinnamon chocolate after a long absence.

It's so easy to get lost in this book and completely forget about the rest of the world for a little while. I don't mind the narrator; I do however wish there was a female narrator as well. I think it would make the story even better than it already is.

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I absolutely love this

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Reviewed: 09-12-2018

I love this book just as much as I loved The Skinner and The Voyage of the Sable Keech. I really want to find out what other adventures Orbus, 13, Sniper and Gernard have as they did follow The Kings ship. Hopefully Asher will add to this series as there is so much potential, I love this story for a different reason then the reason I love The Skinner and Voyage of the Sable Keech. They have a more satisfying endings while this story is more about Orbus journey to sanity and to get over his past and the horror's he went through while on the way to Spatterjay and while on that planet.

Absolutely Amazing

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Reviewed: 24-04-2018

These stories greatly expand what I've already read of the Polity. My favourite stories would have to be Softly Spoke The Gabble and Garp and Geronamid. The last one in particular as you hear about Geronamid and he makes and appearance and is mentioned in another book (I can't remember which). I will defiantly be listening to these stories again in the future. I've already listened/read (as I have the physical book) this book at least two times already.

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Good Story But...

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Reviewed: 11-04-2018

The voice actor for the boy needs to be changed. I'm only half way through the first chapter and I already can't stand his voice. Please for the love of god change it then I might actually be able to finish the book without wanting to throw my laptop across the room after shouting "For gods sake shut up," at the screen.

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Strange But Wonderful

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 09-04-2018

I don't really know what to say about this book. It's interesting. The first book expanded so much on the movie. I really wish the movie was more accurate and had followed the book. I so very much wished I could see this series in book form. Hopefully one day that will happen and it will be accurate and nothing but the necessary being left out.

Wonderful Yet Creepy

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Reviewed: 05-04-2018

This story is wonderful yet engaging and oh so very creepy. These stories are Dark Fairy Tails that end badly for everyone and send a shiver up your spine when he hear them and yet you still want to hear more even though you very much want to sy away and put the book down.

Which is impossible. This story is even more creepy when listening to it at night time and you're all on your own in a little room at the bottom of the garden that feels like its a mile away from the warmth and safety of the house.

I'll definitely be reading this again. On another note, now that I have this story downloaded I'll return it and get my credit back. As long is its downloaded it'll stay in my library. Works for me ;p

I Was In Love Before I Was Even 5 Chapter's In

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Reviewed: 01-04-2018

I was in love with this story before I was even five chapter's in. I absolutely love this story to bits. Levi and Cath are so cute and I love them. I will definitely be listening to this book again. I almost want to start the book again. This book describes me almost perfectly as I'm a FFN writer and it just absolutely perfect. I got Carry On because of cause I did.

Interesting

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Reviewed: 25-03-2018

This story is an interesting one. I did get a little annoyed with the religious babble as I’m not really religious myself and did want to just give up on this book but decided not too.

It certainly expands the world a bit more though mostly what the Athiter is and what they were and why they did what they did. Its a good story though personally I likely not read...er listen to it again.

I’d much perfer to re-listen to the Brass Man or one of the Spatterjay novels though I have get to read the Dark Intelligence books


I Absolutely Love This

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Reviewed: 28-02-2018

I absolutely loved this story. I loved Mr Crane when he first appeared I always love when he appears in any of the stories. I really want another stories focused around him. I felt inexplicably happy when Mr Crane got his mind back. Mr Asher makes you feel things about character that you've known for a short amount of time. I felt sad when Occum and his Tomolon died even though we only knew him for a short amount of time. This is my second listen through of the book. I want to get the physical book at some point. I will definitely be coming back to this book in the future. Its always going to a favourite.