“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.”
– Ray Bradbury Continue reading “My Top Ten Books of All Time /My Last Blog Post”
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“Thomas didn’t realize he was holding his breath until he laid his eyes on the book and heard the air whoosh out of his lungs. The cover was disappointingly ordinary. Faded leather, worn and grooved, with the faintest outline of an illustration on the front. … His eyes drifted to the elegant lettering.
The Book of Sorrows”
(page 42) Continue reading “Thomas Wildus and the Book of Sorrows – J.M. Bergen (release date review!)”
Forget about The Crimes of Grindelwald, let’s talk about the crimes of Harry Potter. Continue reading “Why I’m Done with Harry Potter”
“Mary Poppins regarded them steadily, looking from one to the other as though she were making up her mind wheather she liked them or not.
“Will we do?” said Michael.
“Michael, don’t be naughty,” said his Mother.
Mary Poppins continued to reguard the four children searchingly. Then, with a long, loud sniff that seemed to indicate that she had made up her mind, she said:
“I’ll take the position.”” (page 9-10) Continue reading “Mary Poppins – P.L. Travers”
“Dustfinger inspected his reddened fingers and felt the taut skin. “He might tell me how my story ends,” he murmured.
Meggie looked at him in astonishment. “You mean you don’t know?”
Dustfinger smiled. Meggie still didn’t particularly like his smile. It seemed to appear only to hide something else. “What’s so unusual about that, princess?” he asked quietly. “Do you know how your story ends?”
Meggie had no answer for that.” (Page 243-244) Continue reading “Inkheart – Cornelia Funke”