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New Additions #43: birthday edition

I got these three and three DVDs! (Snowpiercer, The Dark Crystal & A.I.)


T5W: Books I Want to Read Before 2017

  1. The Winner’s Curse by Marie RutkoskiThe Winner’s Curse if the first book in a young adult fantasy dystopia trilogy. From what I’ve read/heard, it’s about a slave owner falling in love with her slave.
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Betwixt the Books Nostalgia Junkie: "The Subtle Knife" by Philip Pullman

IT’S FINALLY HERE! I have to say, our opening video of this series–with The Golden Compass–was one of my favorite episodes to date. We’re back at it again with The Subtle Knife, and Casey and I are EVEN ANGRIER than the last time. 23 more words


Read The Wor(l)d

This is a long overdue post. On April 23rd 2015 that is last year I was asked to speak as a reader (yayyy!) on World Book Day at the British Council. 838 more words


My 300th Post: Top 10 Posts of the year so far and Childhood Mystery Fiction

I can’t believe it’s that time again already with another 100 posts completed. To commence my 300th post I decided to see what my Top 10 Posts of the year so far were. 933 more words

Oxford: Day Five and Six

On August 12th, I decided to have a relaxing day before travelling to London on Saturday. As such, a visit to Oxford’s Botanic Garden seemed the perfect retreat. 1,410 more words


puppet workshop

Next year Progress Theatre will be performing a stage version of His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. A major element of the story are the dæmons connected to each character. 141 more words