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Book #1

We’ve all got that book that made us like books. It’s the first book we read on our own, outside of school, cover to cover, and between those magical pages, something clicked. 281 more words

Writer's Woes

Review - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. 386 more words

Young Adult

The Serpent's Shadow by Rick Riordan - A Book Review

I finally got round to finishing The Serpent’s Shadow, the last in the Kane Chronicles trilogy by Rick Riordan. My son and I have been reading it together for months, but he finally decided I was too slow for him, and zipped ahead and finished it himself, which meant I got to read at my own pace, and I zipped off and finished it too. 417 more words

Book Reviews

Nights Like This

Finishing up Howl’s Moving Castle. This is such a magical book, one I definitely wished I would have read when I was younger. I love Sophie ☺️


The Ransom of Dond by Siobhan Dowd - A Review

Siobhan Dowd was a towering figure in children’s publishing, and a few years before her premature death from cancer she became a towering figure in the world of children’s writing, leaving behind a small but beautiful legacy, mainly of exceptionally written books for the teen/ya market. 358 more words

Book Reviews

The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar by Tamsin Cooke - A Book Review

This book was sent to me through the Amazon Vine review scheme in exchange for my honest opinion.

The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar by Tamsin Cooke, is the first in a series about school girl Scarlet McCall. 245 more words

Book Reviews

10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read

Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s occasional plot twists — revealed on social media long after the series has satisfyingly concluded — you’ve decided to re-read Harry Potter… 74 more words