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Howl's Moving Castle

Author: Diana Wynne Jones

My rating: 5 of 5

Wizard Howl’s evil ways are so rampant that word of them reaches even to the back room in the hat shop where young Sophie Hatter spends her days making hats (which may or may not be magical). 431 more words

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Diana Wynne Jones' Power of Three

Power of Three by Diana Wynne Jones

ISBN: 0140310584
This edition: 1976 (first Puffin publication).
First published by Macmillan, 1976.
Cover by Graham Humphreys

My copy: purchased used, from Better World Books (US) 307 more words


Cover to Cover with Howl's Moving Castle

I first read Howl’s Moving Castle when I was twelve or thirteen, and I re-read it this year after (finally) watching the Hayao Miyazaki film adaptation. 61 more words


Drabble 12 - Tsundoku

As far as vices go, mine are pretty harmless. I have a small candy addiction. I watch the same movies and TV shows over and over again when I’m stressed. 371 more words


Lessons Learned from Diana Wynne Jones: Don't Sacrifice the Fun for Grown-Ups

Those who write books usually write with a specific age group in mind. Oh sure, we can say, “This is for anyone who loves a good story,” but when the protagonist is 12, there’s a natural inclination in the plot, setting, and conflict to please the prepubescent crowd. 599 more words


Enna Hittims by Diana Wynne Jones

Anne Smith has mumps, and while at first she had tried to be valiant about being stuck in bed all day all the time, she is getting sick of being sick. 344 more words


A Tale of Time City

Author: Diana Wynne Jones

My rating: 5 of 5

Like many other children in 1939, Vivian Smith is on her way to the countryside to stay with her cousin while the bombing is going on in London. 426 more words

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