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Such Wicked Intent – The Supernatural Element Is A Key For A Great Frankenstein Story

Book Review :┬áSuch Wicked Intent The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein #2 By Kenneth Oppel Spoiler Alert! Summary When his grieving father orders the destruction of the Dark Library, Victor retrieves a book in which he finds the promise of not … Continue reading

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“Playing Beatie Bow” – How Do Children Adapt To Adults Relationships?

Book Review: Playing Beatie Bow By Ruth Park Spoiler Alert! Summary Abigail Kirk was an ordinary enough fourteen-year-old gir, except that she could not understand the adults around her. Why had her father gone off with someone much younger than … Continue reading

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“Wildwood Dancing” – A Modern Interpretation of a Classic Fairy Tale

Book Review : Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier Spoiler Alert! Jena and her sisters came to live at Piscul Dracului, an old stone castle, about nine years ago. By chance they found a portal to enter the Other Kingdom and … Continue reading

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