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Wicked - The Apollo Victoria, 15th November 2014

Last weekend I made my inaugural visit to the Apollo Victoria to see Wicked. It’s a show that, if I’m honest was never top of my list of priorities, but I have friends who are fans and, in keeping with my resolution to try and see more different shows as well as my familiar favourites and space out my London trips more in the new year, I figured it was about time I give it a shot. 1,458 more words

YALSA Literature Symposium 2014 | Reporting on: Reaching Reluctant Readers: from creation to circulation

One of the best sessions I attended at the YALSA Young Adult Literature Symposium this year was, “Reaching Reluctant Readers: from creation to circulation.” I learned so much and came to some realizations about myself as well. 1,308 more words

Continuing Education

Book of the month- November

So I technically speaking started reading this book in October but it is just such a good book so I thought it could be this months Book of the month. 169 more words


One truck, three adults, three kids and a dog!

That’s all it takes to move a 1 metre by 1 metre coffee table to Argyle so that Simon can continue his hobby of doing the most difficult puzzles he can find! 105 more words

New WKAR Book Review: Gregory Maguire's Egg and Spoon

Hey I was on the radio again! This time on WKAR’s Current State I review the new young adult book by Gregory Maguire, Egg & Spoon… 771 more words


Book review: Egg & Spoon

Maguire, Gregory. Egg & Spoon. Candlewick. 2014. $17.99. 475p. 978-0-7636-7220-1. Ages 10-15: An imprisoned monk narrates this story about the meeting of early twentieth-century starving Russian peasants with wealthy pampered aristocracy blending myth and history that incorporates the art of a Faberge egg, the folk tale of Baba Yaga and her chicken-legged hut, and the fatalism of the Russian nature. 190 more words

Book Reviews

Gregory Maguire is Coming!

Sunday, November 9, at 2:30 PM, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures will bring Gregory Maguire to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main Lecture Hall.  Gregory will be talking about his latest book,  113 more words