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Neil Gaiman looked right at me!

Attention grabbing headline eh? OK perhaps only for those in the world who hero-worship Mr Gaiman as I do. Well sort of. OK yes. Last night’s talk at Union Chapel was the fourth time I’d seen Neil Gaiman on stage, … Continue reading

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Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

In the last month I have joined a podcast dedicated to book reviews. This is a totally alien thing for me as I am SO much more comfortable typing out my criticism or praise rather than speaking out loud. This … Continue reading

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Divergent; Insurgent; Allegiant – Veronica Roth

I realise my last review on here was entirely on Divergent, but in the last week or so I have completed the trilogy. What I came to notice, quite strongly in the second book, is that the author had probably … Continue reading

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Divergent – Veronica Roth

Hi book review blog – its been a while and I am sad about that. Mostly because it means it has been a really long time since I read something I wanted to blog about. If you read my film … Continue reading

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The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

Yes its a kids book. I read kids books. I also read those called ‘young adult’ and ones that work best read aloud to small people. That does not stop this possibly being the best thing Neil Gaiman has ever … Continue reading

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Sense & Sensibility – Joanna Trollope

Yup, someone has rewritten an Austen classic into a ‘modern’ novel. That ‘someone’ being Joanna Trollope, an author I have no previous experience with but have never been inclined to read. No dragons. S&S has been re-written previously, with the … Continue reading

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The Death Cure – James Dashner

Please don’t read if you’ve not had the chance to catch this series of novels, as this is the last in the trilogy (not counting the prequel novel) there will be spoilers, though none for this novel.   The Death … Continue reading

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