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‘The Amber Spyglass’

I’ve decided to intersperse my themes and characters posts with some alphabetty fun. Carole Heidi came up with the idea – click the picture to visit her blog! 704 more words

Philip Pullman

Banned Books Week 2014!

Next week, September 21-27, is the annual Banned Books week, a celebration of the books and authors that have been repeatedly banned or censored throughout the US and the world. 135 more words

Pullman the Preacher

It’s always nice to know that you’re not imagining things. (Particularly when you spend a lot of time doing just that–on purpose.) I read through Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series because I wanted to be fair.  400 more words

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The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

The Amber Spyglass is the last part of His Dark Materials trilogy. It traces the story of Lyra and Will. Will, the possessor of a magic knife that can cut a portal to other worlds, needs to rescue Lyra from her own mother. 137 more words


Book of the month: Northern Lights

I knew it wouldn’t be long before I had to say sorry for being rubbish; I’ve been a lazy blogger of late and I apologise! Actually I haven’t been lazy, I’ve just been super busy and every time I popped over to The Undercover Book Club with perfectly good intentions, I ended up running off to do some urgent work. 261 more words

Book Review

Books I have read which I might be reviewing and authors that I want to read

Books I have read recently…

  • Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn Series, I have read the first book Mistborn. Book Two The Well of Ascension is awaiting on my kindle.
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10 September, 2014

“I write almost always in the third person, and I don’t think the narrator is male or female anyway. They’re both, and young and old, and wise and silly, and sceptical and credulous, and innocent and experienced, all at once. 11 more words

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