2016 Reading #1: Magician’s Nephew by C. S. Lewis

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Title: The Magician’s Nephew Author: C. S. Lewis Published: 1955 Genre: Children’s novels Rating: 4 out of 5 Synopsis: The adventure begins… On a daring quest to save a life, two friends are hurled into another world, where an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. But then the lion Aslan’s song weaves itself into the […]

2015 Reading: #10 Roald Dahl’s Matilda

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2015 Reading Number 10 – Matilda by Roald Dahl Synopsis: Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she’s just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers […]

2015 Reading: #6 Katherine Webb’s The Legacy

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2015 Reading Book 6 – The Legacy by Katharine Webb Synopsis: Following the death of their grandmother, Erica Calcott & her sister Beth return to Storton Manor, where they spent their summer holidays as children. When Erica begins to sort through the house, she relives memories of her childhood – & of her cousin, Henry, […]

Brilliant by Roddy Doyle

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Addition:Netgalley review e-book Genre: Young adult Published: 2014 Rating: 3 out of 5 Synopsis: When Uncle Ben’s Dublin business fails, it’s clear to Gloria and Raymond that something is wrong. He just isn’t his usual cheerful self. So when the children overhear their granny saying that the Black Dog has settled on Ben’s back and he won’t be OK until […]

2014 Reading: #18 Mark Batterson’s Praying Circles Around Your Children

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Book number 18 in 2014 was Mark Batterson’s Praying Circles Around Your Children. Mark Batterson is the author of the book The Circle Maker, which I have read half of. This shorter book was recommended by one of our church leaders and I am glad we purchased it and have read it. This book is […]

2014 Reading: #7 Michael Morpurgo’s The White Horse of Zennor

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The seventh book I have read in 2014 is: Michael Morpurgo’s The White Horse of Zennor. I have read a few Morpurgo books now, including War Horse, and have enjoyed them. This book is no different. I wasn’t sure I would like this book as it was short – only 150 pages, and consisted of […]

2014 Reading: #4 Enid Blyton’s Well Done, Secret Seven

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The fourth book I have completed this year is another Secret Seven book by Enid Blyton. I am enjoying reading through this series, and am doing well with my Secret Seven Challenge – only 12 books to go! I enjoyed this story more than Secret Seven Adventure. I found this one had more charm and […]