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A Ghost of a Chance

I didn’t want to read more short stories.  And I wanted to avoid comedy (or attempts at humor).  Mostly I wanted to pull another book out of the Pile which does severely limit my options.   656 more words

Fantasy

Friday Face Off : Where there’s fire there’s…

Here we are again with the Friday Face Off meme created by Books by Proxy .   This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favourite book covers.   287 more words

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#1977club - some previous reads

Well, we’re halfway through our week of reading from 1977, and I thought I would take a look at some previous reads – both on the blog and off. 436 more words

Book Review: The House with the Chicken Legs / Sophie Anderson / 9 - 12

Published by Usborne

This reminded me of Diana Wynne Jones’ book Howl’s Moving Castle – after all there aren’t many buildings that move about in literature and I certainly recommend both. 120 more words

Book Review

#1977club - here we go! :)

Yes, time for another week of reading, discovering and discussing books from a particular year – and this one is 1977. We reach a more modern decade than we’ve been covering up until now, and one which certainly takes us away from… 267 more words

Howl's Moving Castle

12/04/18

We had thought that the final film in the Cameo Cinema’s Studio Ghibli season had eluded us – but, luckily for us, they have scheduled a Thursday lunchtime screening of… 415 more words

Film

Howl's Moving Castle

This book wasn’t what I thought it was going to be. Odd, given that I’ve never seen the Studio Ghibli masterpiece based on it; but the tone of that movie wasn’t difficult to get from the trailers I saw. 462 more words

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