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Half Bad (Half Bad Trilogy #1), Sally Green

Goodreads Synopsis

Wanted by no one.
Hunted by everyone.

Sixteen-year-old Nathan lives in a cage: beaten, shackled, trained to kill. In a modern-day England where two warring factions of witches live amongst humans, Nathan is an abomination, the illegitimate son of the world’s most terrifying and violent witch, Marcus. 751 more words

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A Book You Wish More People Would Read

As I’ve probably said before, I only picked this up because of Nicholas Flamel in the title and instantly thought “HaRRy POtTaH!”

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Teaser Tuesday: Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkins

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Books and A Beat.

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page…
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Notes to the First Canto, Part 3

The Orlando Innamorato in English Translation, Book I, Canto I, Part 3, Notes

51. Merlin appears to have been among the last wizards to have an innate knowledge of magic. 205 more words

Innamorato Translation

The Shopkeeper and his daughters

The Shopkeeper and his daughters

nce upon a time there was a shopkeeper who owned a small greengrocers. He and his three daughters lived above the shop. 554 more words

Short Stories

Book I, Canto I, Part 3

The Orlando Innamorato in English Translation. Book I, Canto 1, Part 3, Stanzas 41-60.

Thus Malagise learns their true intent,
But let us leave him reeling from the shock, 1,198 more words

Innamorato Translation

Book Magic, the Empathy Spell

I have long known that reading good books is the primary path to being a wizard.  There are many, many things you can learn from the magic contained in fiction books, but now there is also research that proves books can improve your empathetic skills.   528 more words