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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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“A Cast of Stones” – A Book That Brandon Sanderson Fans Will Want To Read

Book Review: A Cast of Stones By Patrick W. Carr Spoiler Alert! Summary      In the backwater village of Callowford, Errol Stone’s search for a drink is interrupted by a church messenger who arrives with urgent missives for the hermit … 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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“One Came Home” – How Does Short Sentence Structure Change A Novel?

Book Review: One Came Home By Amy Timberlake Spoiler Alert! Summary A Newbery Honor Book An ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel In the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie … Continue reading

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