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I'm pretty sure they could have saved Dobby

When I went to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 in theatres, I laughed at a particular scene that caused the entire audience to shoot eye daggers at me. 1,361 more words

Science Fiction & Fantasy

A Review of Odyssey

Odyssey by Jack McDevitt
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I think McDevitt’s lost this series. I think he lost it when he moved the great character, Hutch, from space ship pilot to administrator. 1,209 more words

Writing

Ten books that every child should read before they leave school

I saw this article in The Independent on ten books that kids should read before they leave school, if I look at what (majority) of the kids post on social media, the ghastly grammar, lack of vocabulary and inexcusable spelling mistakes I think that this list of books is optimistic and sadly I have my doubts whether they will have the ability to understand the content. 142 more words

Books

Sci-fi book - Ebola in the Garden of Eden - a book about a government, a people and a solution that goes wrong.

Ebola in the Garden of Eden

Foreword

 

I first mapped this novel out in 1996. It was originally called ‘Ebola in Eden’.

At the time Ebola was a virus that had already been around for twenty years. 212 more words

Zeitgeist

#0830

I haven’t gotten a grip on reality yet

my fingertips are slipping off the edge of the

cliff

and it’s so hard to hold myself up when I know that…

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A few good books

These series are books my boys have read themselves. I’ve read a few of them, but not all of them.

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart is the first of four book, five if you count the book of puzzles, … 298 more words

Homeschool