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A Message From Matilda

“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea.

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Books from Childhood - No. 74 Matilda, Roald Dahl

I finally get to talk about a different author and it couldn’t be a better one.

I read this book at a much older age than you are supposed to, although I can’t remember what age that was. 458 more words


Skin Quote

“I’m a nasty person. And so are you – in a secret sort of way. That’s why we get along together.” – from Skin and Other Stories by Roald Dahl


A miracle has happened!

Believe me – this is a miracle in my world. My 8 year old daughter has FINALLY picked up a book and is engrossed!

The book that has transformed her is Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’. 175 more words


Ms. Kor

“Ms. Kor?”

Ray stood in the verandah inspecting the ruins of the once majestic house in front of him.

2B/ 29, the nameplate read, in moss covered bronze lettering. 1,608 more words

Full Speed Ahead

I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast of life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead.

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Questions About Books and Reading

So I found a list of 55 questions related to books and reading on Tara Therese’s blog. I thought they were interesting enough to answer myself. 563 more words