The staff at Booka Bookshop, which is a thriving and wonderful source of good books and great coffee, raved about this novel. Peadar O’Guilin will be at Booka next week to read from her novel, 362 more words
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Verdict: Fun, easy and humorous read with an unfortunately vague ending.
Sophie Hatter is the eldest of three, which in Ingary means she’s nothing special. She’ll never go on adventures or achieve greatness but, being shy and humble to a fault, she’s resigned to her fate. 293 more words
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“How about making a bargain with me?” said the demon. “I’ll break your spell if you agree to break this contact I’m under.”
In the land of Ingary, where seven-league boots and cloaks of invisibility really exist, Sophie Hatter attracts the unwelcome attention of the Witch of the Waste, who puts a curse on her.
I’m starting a new thing on this blog, in which I discuss adaptations from book to movie. These won’t be reviews, and I won’t try to systematically cover every book-to-movie adaptation ever; they just exist so that I have a place to share my… 809 more words