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“Tom’s Midnight Garden”- Are Older Books Ever Written For Boys?

Book Review: Tom’s Midnight Garden By Philippa Pearce Spoiler Alert! Summary Tom was a cross and resentful boy when he was sent to stay with his uncle and aunt because his brother, Peter, had caught the measles. As soon as … Continue reading

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“The Night Circus” – Is It All A Dream?

Book Review : The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Spoiler Alert!           Two old adversaries create a challenge to be won. The stakes are high and the consequences far reaching. Unbeknownst to Celia and Marco only one … Continue reading

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“Akata Witch” – Does it Remind You of Harry Potter?

Book Review : Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Spoiler Alert! Sunny was born in the United States, but she has moved back to Nigeria with her family. All her life she has had to face being different from everyone because … Continue reading

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“Fire and Hemlock” – Diana Wynne Jones’ Style of a Gothic Romance

Book Review : Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones Spoiler Alert! Polly Whittacker is back at her granny’s house and while looking at the picture ‘Fire and Hemlock’ realizes that she seems to have two conflicting sets of memories. … Continue reading

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