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johncadams

Joined May 2019

Nonbinary Reviewer Website: https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/ Smashwords Author Profile: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/JohnCAdams
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Murder‘s a Swine by Nap Lombard is set in London during the early years of World War Two. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/murder-s-a-swine-by-nap-lombard

#Crimefiction #detective #murdermystery

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The Clue of the Leaning Chimney is a Nancy Drew Mystery. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-clue-of-the-leaning-chimney

#NancyDrew #Crime #detective #CarolynKeene

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King‘s Wrath by Fiona McIntosh is the final book in the ‘Valisar‘ fantasy trilogy. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/king-s-wrath-by-fiona-mcintosh

#fantasy #epicfantasy

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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr charts a family‘s escape from the Nazis in the Thirties. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/when-hitler-stole-pink-rabbit

#childrensbooks #vintagechildrensbooks #vintage

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Jackie and the Pony Trekkers | Judith Mary Berrisford
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Jackie and the Pony Trekkers by Judith M Berrisford sees Jackie and Babs helping to run a pony trekking centre. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/jackie-and-the-pony-trekkers

#ponybooks #childrensbooks #vintage

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The Rats | James Herbert
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The Rats by James Herbert is a chiller thriller horror novel featuring killer rats. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-rats-by-james-herbert

#JamesHerbert #horror

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Whose Body? | Dorothy Sayers
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Whose Body? by Dorothy L Sayers was written by one of the major voices of the Golden Age of Murder Mystery. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/whose-body-by-dorothy-l-sayers

#dorothylsayers #murdermystery

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‘Seasons in Horror Fiction‘ looks at the role of seasonal events in horror fiction. Read my article at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/seasons-in-horror-fiction-john-c-a...

#seasonal #horror #fiction

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Love, Lies, and Jessica Wakefield | Francine Pascal, Laurie John
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Sweet Valley University: Love, Lies and Jessica Wakefield continues Jessica and Elizabeth‘s life at college. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/love-lies-and-jessica-wakefield-sw...

#FrancinePascal #SweetValleyHigh #throwbackthursday #vintage

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The Philip K. Dick Reader | Philip K. Dick
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The Philip K Dick Reader contains a selection of all the best short stories from this science-fiction legend. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-philip-k-dick-reader

#sciencefiction

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Poirot‘s Early Cases is a book of short stories by Agatha Christie. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/poirot-s-early-cases-by-agatha-chr...

#AgathaChristie #crimefiction #detectivefiction

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The Flickering Torch Mystery by Franklin W Dixon is a Hardy Boys mystery story. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-flickering-torch-mystery-by-fr...

#HardyBoys #mysteries #vintagechildrenbooks

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My Soul to Keep | Tananarive Due
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Recent developments in vampire fiction are fascinating for so many reasons. Find out more at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/recent-developments-in-vampire-fic...

#horror #vampirefiction #vampires

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The Princess of the Chalet School | Elinor Mary Brent-Dyer
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The Princess of the Chalet School by Elinor Brent Dyer sees royalty making friends with Joey and the gang. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-princess-of-the-chalet-school

#childrensbooks #vintagechildrensbooks #schoolstories #throwbackthursday

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A Clash of Kings by George RR Martin is the second book in the A Game of Thrones fantasy series. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/a-clash-of-kings-by-george-r-r-mar...

#GeorgeRRMartin #fantasy #epicfantasy

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A Stable for Jill | Ruby Ferguson
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A Stable for Jill by Ruby Ferguson is the second book in the much-loved Jill series of pony books. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/a-stable-for-jill-by-ruby-ferguson

#ponybooks #childrensbooks #vintagechildrensbooks

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Murder Underground | Mavis Hay
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Murder Underground by Mavis Doriel Hay is a murder mystery set in central London from the Golden Age of Murder Mystery. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/murder-underground

#Crime #detective #Mysteries

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Elevation | Stephen King
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Elevation by Stephen King is an intriguing portrait of one man‘s personal response to impending death. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/elevation-by-stephen-king

#StephenKing #horror

Pikathulhu It's a ways off in my King read-through, but after reading your review, I'm eager to get to this one! 3w
fredamans This was a fun read! 3w
johncadams @Pikathulhu Thank you for reading my review! 3w
johncadams @fredamans Yes. I liked it. 3w
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William the Detective | Richmal Crompton
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William the Detective by Richmal Crompton is a collection of short stories featuring the inventively naughty William Brown. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/william-the-detective

#JustWilliam #RichmalCrompton #childrensbooks

Ruthiella I‘ve heard a lot about these books but haven‘t yet managed to read them! 4w
johncadams @Ruthiella They are very popular. 3w
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The Penultimate Truth | Philip K. Dick
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The Penultimate Truth by Philip K Dick is a disturbing portrait of the exercise of future political power after a nuclear war. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-penultimate-truth-by-philip-k-...

#sciencefiction #PhilipKDick #dystopia

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The Clue of the Tapping Heels by Carolyn Keene is a Nancy Drew Mystery Story. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-clue-of-the-tapping-heels

#NancyDrew #Crime #detective

Pikathulhu If I read many more of these reviews from you, I'm going to have to read through Nancy Drew myself! 1mo
johncadams @Pikathulhu It's contagious! 4w
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Dark Currents | Doug Burgess
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Dark Currents by Doug Burgess is part murder mystery, part exploration of a remote coastal community. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/dark-currents-by-doug-burgess

#Crime #detective #Mysteries

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Life Isn‘t Binary by Meg-John Barker and Alessandra Iantaffi is about being and thinking in a nonbinary way. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/life-isn-t-binary-by-Alex-Iantaffi...

#nonbinary #LGBTQIA

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Into the Fourth at Trebizon by Anne Digby sees Rebecca and her friends enter the fourth form. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/into-the-fourth-at-trebizon

#childrensbooks #vintagechildrensbooks

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The Shining | Stephen King
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The Shining by Stephen King is a horror novel charting the psychological decline of the main character. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-shining-by-stephen-king

#horror #StephenKing

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My Friend Flicka | Mary O'hara
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My Friend Flicka Part 1 is a children‘s book set on a horse ranch in Wyoming. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/my-friend-flicka-part-1-by-mary-o-...

#vintage #ponystories #childrensbooks

Bklover I remember this one!! 1mo
johncadams @Bklover The review has had a very positive emotional response so I think you're in some good company. 1mo
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Merry Christmas!

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The Snow by Flint Maxwell is an apocalyptic novel. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-snow-by-flint-maxwell

#thesnow #JohnCAdamsReviews #flintmaxwell #apocalypse #bookreviews #horror

Wesleypaker Hello how are you doing today? 2mo
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Monday Starts on Saturday | Arkadi Strugatsky
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Monday Starts on Saturday by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky is a science fiction satire. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/monday-starts-on-saturday

#mondaystartsonsaturday #JohnCAdamsReviews #bookreviews #sciencefiction

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Countdown to Terror | Franklin W. Dixon
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Countdown to Terror by Franklin W Dixon is one of the Hardy Boys Casefiles. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/countdown-to-terror-by-franklin-w-...

#hardyboys #childrensbooks #vintagechildrensbooks

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Such good fun and never takes itself too seriously.

I've reviewed it for my blog, John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/if-on-a-winter-s-night-a-traveller

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The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by FC Yee is a young-adult fantasy novel based on Chinese myth and legend. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-epic-crush-of-genie-lo-by-fc-y...

#fantasy #youngadult

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Biggles Flies East by Captain WE Johns features Biggles during World War One. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/biggles-flies-east-by-we-johns

#Biggles #childrensbooks

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The Midwich Cuckoos | John Wyndham
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The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham is a disturbing science fiction tale of group think and alien fertilisation of human beings. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-midwich-cuckoos-by-john-wyndha...

#sciencefiction

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NOS4A2 | Joe Hill
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Nos4A2 is a horror novel by Joe Hill. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/nos4a2-by-joe-hill

#JoeHill #horror

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Portent | James Herbert
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My article explores weather and natural phenomenon in the horror fiction of James Herbert.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/natural-disasters-in-the-horror-fi...

#jamesherbert #JohnCAdamsReviews #horror #article

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A Problem for the Chalet School | Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
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A Problem for the Chalet School by Elinor Brent Dyer sees both Rosamund and Joan try to fit in. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/a-problem-for-the-chalet-school-by...

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Hero in the Shadows by David Gemmell is an epic fantasy novel. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/hero-in-the-shadows-by-david-gemme...

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The Secret of the Forgotten City by Carolyn Keene is a Nancy Drew mystery. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-secret-of-the-forgotten-city-b...

#nancydrew

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One Hundred Years of Solitude | Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
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My review of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is up on the John C Adams Reviews website now!

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/one-hundred-years-of-solitude

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The Seance and Other Stories | Isaac Bashevis Singer
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The Séance and Other Stories by IB Singer and Teatro Grottesco by Thomas Ligotti are both horror anthologies. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-seance-and-other-stories-by-ib...

#horror

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The Haunted | Bentley Little
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The Haunted by Bentley Little features a family who move into a haunted house and are then terrorised. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-haunted-by-bentley-little

#horror #ghosts #ghoststory

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Promises | Francine Pascal, Kate William
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Sweet Valley High Promises by Francine Pascal finds Jessica and Elizabeth helping their brother through a bereavement. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/sweet-valley-high-promises-by-fran...

Vansa Oh MY GOD. Such a throwback. I used to be obsessed with these....frankly pretty awful books😂😂I remember this book so well! I remember Tricia's death and Stevens reaction being handled unexpectedly very sensitively, and had me in tears throughout. I guess that's why one kept reading these books,they had the potential to surprise you with sensitivity! 2mo
johncadams @Vansa I love reviewing vintage children's books because I so often get this response! 2mo
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Personal Darkness by Tanith Lee is a vampire novel. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/personal-darkness-by-tanith-lee

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I Rode a Winner | Christine Pullein-Thompson
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I Rode a Winner by Christine Pullein-Thompson sees Debbie train a successful showjumping pony everyone else has written off. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/i-rode-a-winner-by-christine-pulle...

#vintagechildrensfiction #childrensfiction #childrensbooks

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I am Half Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley is a Flavia de Luce murder mystery. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/i-am-half-sick-of-shadows-by-alan-...

#murdermystery #cosymurdermysteries

emz711 It's the best series! Enjoy 3mo
johncadams @emz711 Thanks! 3mo
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In the High Valley | Susan Coolidge
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In the High Valley by Susan Coolidge is the last of the five books in the What Katy Did series. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/in-the-high-valley-by-susan-coolid...

#inthehighvalley #JohnCAdamsReviews #susancoolidge #bookreviews #vintagechildrensfiction #childrensfiction #childrensbooks

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The Chrysalids | John Wyndham
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The Chrysalids by John Wyndham is set in a post-nuclear apocalypse North America struggling with the legacy of radiation. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-chrysalids-by-john-wyndham

#thechrysalids #JohnCAdamsReviews #johnwyndham #bookreviews #sciencefiction

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The Shore Road Mystery by Franklin W Dixon sees the Hardy Boys tracking down a gang of car thieves. Read my book review at John C Adams Reviews.

https://www.johncadamsreviews.com/single-post/the-shore-road-mystery-by-franklin...

#franklinwdixon #hardyboys #childrensbooks #childrensfiction #vintagechildrensfiction