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Book Review: The Broken Bridge by Philip Pullman

Book review: The Broken Bridge by Philip Pullman (QUICK READS 823.91 PUL) Victoria has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge . I’m a fan of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy and its heroine, Lyra Belacqua. Lyra, who appears in the first book as a scruffy 12-year old orphan, quickly proves… Continue reading Book Review: The Broken Bridge by Philip Pullman

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Christmas Reads: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Book Review: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Besides Ebenezer Scrooge, the Grinch must be the most famous Christmas-hating character in literature. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) is known for the memorable and weird characters he created in his children’s books such as The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham, and the Grinch… Continue reading Christmas Reads: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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Christmas Reads: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Over the next few weeks, we are going to be counting down to Christmas with our favourite Christmas books (and their film adaptations). Book Review: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis is a series that lots of people remember fondly. The stories of adventure and excitement in… Continue reading Christmas Reads: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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Book Review: Mister Monday

Internationally renowned fantasy author Garth Nix is appearing at Waterstones Castle Street for an author event on Saturday 27th September to promote his new book Clariel, so this week on Between the Lines we’re featuring Mister Monday, the first book in his thrilling young adult series, ‘The Keys to the Kingdom’. When an ordinary teenager called Arthur is given a… Continue reading Book Review: Mister Monday