Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 17th October 2019 - 13:20:12

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Fiction > The Riddles of Epsilon review

« Best-Ever Muffins reviewBest-Ever MuffinsUncover : The Human Body reviewUncover : The Human Body »

Score: 9.0/10  [1 review]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 1104 - The Riddles of Epsilon
Written by Christine Morton-Shaw

The Riddles of Epsilon
Price:
$16.99
Sample/s Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by HarperCollins

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
Yes

The Riddles of Epsilon product reviews

The doorstep was black, shiny as glass.
Through the layers of dead leaves and yuck, some words shone through.
Words, carved on the doorstep!
Scraping the leaves away, I found some symbols, and in English:

WHERE __SILON DWELLS.

Inside an abandoned cottage on the remote island of Lume, Jess encounters an eerie ghost-like presence. She also finds three locked boxes and, as she earns the right to unlock each, the contents send her mind spinning. Gradually, Jess unravels the clues, guided by the mysterious Epsilon.

But is he a guide from the bright side or the dark?

Check out HarperCollins onlineClick here to see all the listings for HarperCollins Visit their website Follow them on Twitter Check them out on Facebook They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
-none-
Other listings you may be interested in:
Portrait of the RivieraPortrait of the Riviera
Rating: 5.8
Dark WatchDark Watch
Rating: 9.3
Best-Ever Barbecue RecipesBest-Ever Barbecue Recipes
Rating: 8.3
The KingdomThe Kingdom
Rating: 9.5
Daddies are LovelyDaddies are Lovely
Rating: 8.8
Grumpy GrandpaGrumpy Grandpa
Rating: 10.0
Missing TobyMissing TobyEvergence : 2 : The Dying LightEvergence : 2 : The Dying Light
Rating: 7.5
Jigsaw FarmJigsaw Farm
Rating: 7.3
A Greyhound of a GirlA Greyhound of a Girl
Rating: 10.0
EJ Spy School #10: The Big JumpEJ Spy School #10: The Big JumpJourneys in the Dead SeasonJourneys in the Dead SeasonElla and Olivia - Friends Forever StoriesElla and Olivia - Friends Forever Stories
Rating: 9.8

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of wheeled thing

Review by: wheeled thing (David)
Dated: 9th of October, 2006

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.0/10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Level of Realism:
Score 8 out of 10
Rereadability:
Score 9 out of 10
Lose Track of Time:
Score 10 out of 10

I started reading this book not knowing if I would enjoy it, it being written from the perspective of a teenage girl. Within a matter of a half a dozen pages I had forgotten that fact and was being carried along by the story.

The start of the story is set in a web chatroom with a couple of friends chatting. This scenario is mixed well with Jess' 'diary' entries of her time so far on the remote island of Lume with her parents (sometimes called the Enemy) and her increasingly bizzare relationship with the enigmatic, often frustrating, Epsilon. The use of codes and riddles is cool. Some of them are complex to look at, but when explained in the story made sense in context.

The hand-drawn sketches and maps are another way the author has used to tie in the past and present visions of the characters. There are descriptions of the drawings but being able to see what the author had in her mind as she was writing is a good thing for those of us who are visual people. The illustrator has captured the message and conveys it very well.

Overall, a great read I have thoroughly enjoyed. I think it may be one of the few books I will look forward to reading again. With the price being under $20 it would be a good gift for someone who likes to read about mysteries and solve the occasional riddle.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 9.1
Product reviews for listing 3002: Go the F*ck to Sleep -  Author: Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortes

Product image for Go the F*ck to SleepGo the F**k to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don't always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland.

Profane, affectionate, and radically honest, California Book Award-winning author Adam Mansbach's verses perfectly capture the familiar-and unspoken-tribulations of putting your little angel down for the night. In the process, they open up a ... more...

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"If corn oil is made from corn, and vegetable oil is made from vegetables, then what is baby oil made from?"
unattributed

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream