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Adult vs. Children's fiction

On a recent trip to my local library, I picked up two books by two of my favourite children’s authors. Plugged by Eoin Colfer (of the Artemis Fowl series) and Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl (Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory etc.) Both these books were adult fiction and I was interested to see how the author’s style differed when writing for this older audience. 358 more words

Livetweet Books: Artemis Fowl #3

Warning: All LTBooks articles contain spoilers.

Every Saturday at noon CST I livetweet a book as I read through it for an hour or two.  It’s immensely enjoyable. 850 more words

On Writing

New Releases: June 23, 2015


Crystal Hatcher, Modern-day Toronto: It’s a normal afternoon in her mother’s antique bookshop when Crys witnesses the unthinkable: her little sister Becca collapses into a coma after becoming mesmerized by a mysterious book written in an unrecognizable language. 1,450 more words

Ya Lit

The Arctic Incident

Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident

by Eoin Colfer

“Artemis rushes from Ireland school to Russia where the Mafiya kidnapped his father. Captain Holly Short of LEPRecon against fairies interrupts him. 261 more words

Sunday Reviews

On Artemis Fowl: Because Reluctant Readers Like Heists Right?

Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit.

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Top Ten Tuesday - 2nd June 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish

This week is: Top Ten Books I’d Love To See As Movies/TV Shows… 318 more words