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Book Review: 'Howl's Moving Castle' by Diana Wynne Jones


In the land of Ingary and the town of Market Chipping lived a girl named Sophie, the eldest of three sisters with a destiny to have an uneventful life. 994 more words

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Review: Howl's Moving Castle

When we were kids, my older sister loved anime, and I’ll be honest I wasn’t much of a fan. But I do remember losing a bet and having to watch an anime movie with her – and I wasn’t allowed to read while “watching” the movie. 645 more words


Justice League Movie: DC Needs to Step it Up with Their Villains

I grew up with Superman as my favorite hero. I loved the Christopher Reeve movies so much in my youth that I’d rent them from Blockbuster over and over, and I even wrote my own comic book story, Super Snowball (my cat) and plagiarized the movie stories as my white cat in a Supergirl outfit zoomed around the lined pages. 1,160 more words

A Charmed Life: Diana Wynne Jones

Diana Wynne Jones (1934 – 2011) was a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults. Some of her better-known works are the… 986 more words

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A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares & Howl's Moving Castle | Mini-Reviews

Title: A Semi-Definitive List of Worst Nightmares

Author: Krystal Sutherland

Genre(s): YA, Contemporary

Pages: 368


Ever since Esther Solar’s grandfather met Death, her entire family has been doomed to suffer one great fear in their lifetime—a fear that will eventually lead each and every one of them to their graves.

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Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle #1)

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady.

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I insist it isn't writer's block

My readers should know by now that I’m two weeks (nearly half-way) into NaNoWriMo, working on the sequel to Kenning Magic. If you check the tiny calendar in the right widget bar, you’ll see that I’m making sporadic progress, although I’m behind on word count by a bit more than a day. 453 more words

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