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But libraries are about freedom. Freedom to read, freedom of ideas, freedom of communication. They are about education (which is not a process that finishes the day we leave school or university), about entertainment, about making safe spaces, and about access to information.

                                – Neil Gaiman


The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman

Gaiman’s narrative begins on a doleful note. The unnamed Narrator has just left a painful funeral, but instead of driving to his sister’s house for the wake, he finds his way back to the place where he grew up. 230 more words

Book Review

Three Writers, and what they taught me.

I think every now and again its a good idea to go back and look at the people who have inspired you, or have been cautionary tails on the journey of honing this craft. 565 more words


All Hallow's Read

Have you gifted someone a scary book yet during the month of October? If not there’s still time!


Story Review: A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman

A Study in Emerald is a short mystery that is reminiscent of a Sherlock Holmes novel, which is apt to assume since the title is a reference to A Study in Scarlet, the short story where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes and Dr. 434 more words

Short Stories

How Young is Too Young to be Scared?

Four of the twelve books I’ve chosen for the month of fear are children’s books – partly because I’m really interested in children’s books, partly because I try to mix up age groups in my monthly choices, but mostly because they’re some of the most terrifying books I’ve ever read. 560 more words


The Truth is in a Cave in the Black Mountains

by Neil Gaiman, Eddie Campbell (Illustrations)
Hardcover EditionRead October 4, 2014

Original Release Date: June 2010, Re-Released June 17, 2014

Length: 74 pages… 314 more words