I’ve had this book on my shelf for quite a while and I finally started reading it in the middle of the semester. Unfortunately, it got put on the back burner because school assignments took precedence. 315 more words
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A new short story by Philip Pullman returns readers to the world of the classic His Dark Materials trilogy for the first time in six years. 774 more words
I’m sure these days every third book or so follows this simple formula for a title.
Honestly. The Taxidermist’s Daughter. The Time-Traveller’s Wife. The Pirate’s Daughter. 140 more words
Author: Philip Pullman
A lonely, older couple find their lives turned upside down when they take in a little boy wearing a page’s uniform and making a most extraordinary claim: “I was a rat.” The boy, who they dub Roger, certainly behaves very rattily–gnawing and eating anything at hand, fearing cats, and having no idea about proper manners. 218 more words
I’ve had The Golden Compass on my school library shelf for three years. I’ve wanted to read it and never had the opportunity. With so many students all eager for fiction recommendations, my reading list can be long and scattered – science fiction, mysteries, fantasy, realistic fiction. 628 more words