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Bite-Size Corner – ‘Pure Dead Magic’ by Debi Gliori

All is not well at StregaSchloss, home of the bizarre but lovable Strega-Borgia clan. Mum’s attempts to improve her witchcraft skills are failing miserably. Dad has stormed out in a fit of pique. Titus is virtually umbilically attached to his computer. Pandora is seriously bored. And Baby Damp is getting her fat little fingers into… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘Pure Dead Magic’ by Debi Gliori

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The Coffee Book Tag (Again)

Hi guys! You may remember that back in June last year I did the Coffee Book Tag, rather impromptu and without being tagged. This time around I have been tagged, and as I am rarely tagged, I felt the need to do this post again (despite having done it before!). I am therefore going to… Continue reading The Coffee Book Tag (Again)

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Bite-Size Corner – ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ by Katherine Paterson

Now a major motion picture, discover the beloved Newbery Medal-winning story of Jess Aarons and Leslie Burke. Join Jess and Leslie as they form an unlikely friendship and create the imaginary land of Terabithia. There they rule as king and queen, until a terrible tragedy occurs that helps Jess understand just how much he has… Continue reading Bite-Size Corner – ‘Bridge to Terabithia’ by Katherine Paterson

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The Book Fangirling Blog Award

Good evening, friends! Geelinlovesconan has nominated me for the Book Fangirling Blog Award, created over at the BookFangirling blog by Hannah. Go and check out both wonderful blogs, and thanks to Gel for the nomination! This award recognises those people who fangirl the hardest, as ‘a comment doesn’t always do them justice’ (Hannah’s wise words!) The Rules… Continue reading The Book Fangirling Blog Award

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‘A Tale of Mist and Shadow’ by M.R. Laver

You are embarking on an incredible journey into a world where great dreams, and terrible nightmares, come true. This is a land where dense mists form twice a day to provide life-giving water for all that live. This phenomenon is known as the Mistfall. A great war between five nations has just ended. An entire… Continue reading ‘A Tale of Mist and Shadow’ by M.R. Laver

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3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge – Day 3

It’s the third and final day of my 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge! I’ve loved scouring my books for quotes to post over the past three days, and I’d like to think I’ve left my favourites until last. For the last time, here are my daily 3 quotes: (A quick reminder of) The Rules: *Post… Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes Challenge – Day 3

Film Reviews

‘The Martian’ Film Review

Rating: 8.5/10 *No Major Spoilers* Last night, I had a bit of a movie night, and our movie of choice was ‘The Martian’, the adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel. I have not read the book (and so cannot compare its likeness to it!) however I was desperate to watch the film! My friend who has… Continue reading ‘The Martian’ Film Review