Reviews written by Jane Doherty

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June 19, 2014 (Updated: June 19, 2014)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Writing Style
 
4.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
5.0
Characters (if applicable)
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
4.0
A Rare Treat

When I read the original book, I was left wondering at the end why the author chose to leave the reader hanging, especially given this is aimed at younger readers. I thought to myself, why do that? Why leave it like that? But after reading the much longer and much...

January 19, 2014
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
5.0
Characters (if applicable)
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
5.0
Such an Unusual and Interesting Story

This is not your typical fairy tale, which is actually a good thing. Lilly is one of the smallest creatures in the Kingdom, smaller even than a fly and certainly much smaller than a dragonfly. Lilly is also black and this puts her at odds not only with the world,...

January 19, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.8
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
4.0
Characters (if applicable)
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
5.0
Young Adult Indie
A Timeless Classic Tale

You don't have to be Australian to appreciate this story. Written in the style of the classics, this novel follows the life of young man Kipp and his developing relationship with girl-next-door Jane. When he isn't at home doing chores for his aging grandparents, Kipp is down at the local...

January 19, 2014
Overall rating
 
4.6
Writing Style
 
5.0
Plot/Story
 
4.0
Illustrations (if applicable)
 
5.0
Characters (if applicable)
 
4.0
Editing/Design Quality
 
5.0
Kids Indie
Stunning Book

A simply stunning book. I know this author and have read some of his work before. I've been following his updates about this book and have been eagerly awaiting its release. Now that it is out, I can tell you that whether you are a child or an adult, you...

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