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

Tweet 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 […]

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Tweet Waterstones Synopsis: When a huge cyclone transports Dorothy and her little dog Toto from Kansas to the Land of Oz, she fears that she will never return home again. She and three friends she meets along the way make their way to the Emerald […]

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Maskerade by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: THE SHOW MUST GO ON, AS MURDER, MUSIC AND MAYHEM RUN RIOT IN THE NIGHT… The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork…a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely-familiar evil mastermind in a hideously-deformed evening dress… […]

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Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: Mighty battles! Revolution! Death! War! (and his sons terror and panic, and daughter Clancy). The oldest and most inscrutable empire on the Discworld is in turmoil, brought about by the revolutionary treatise What I did on My Holidays. Workers are uniting, […]

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Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: THE FAIRIES ARE BACK – BUT THIS TIME THEY DON’T JUST WANT YOUR TEETH… Granny Weatherwax and her tiny coven are up against real elves. It’s Midsummer Night. No time for dreaming… With a full supporting cast of dwarfs, wizards, trolls, […]

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Small Gods by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: In the beginning was the Word. And the Word was: “Hey, you!” For Brutha the novice is the Chosen One. He wants peace and justice and brotherly love. He also wants the Inquisition to stop torturing him now, please… Meet Brutha. […]

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Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: It seemed an easy job…After all, how difficult could it be to make sure that a servant girl doesn’t marry a prince? But for the witches Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick, travelling to the distant city of Genua, things […]

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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: Book five in the Chronicles of Narnia sees the intrepid Edmund and Lucy returning to Narnia–with their beastly cousin Eustace in tow–on the ship The Dawn Treader where their old friend Prince Caspian is searching for lost friends of his father’s. […]

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Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: DEATH IS MISSING – PRESUMED…ER…GONE. Which leads to the kind of chaos you always get when an important public service is withdrawn. Meanwhile, on a little farm far, far away, a tall dark stranger is turning out to be really good […]

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The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

Tweet Synopsis from Amazon: ‘You’ve never heard of The Tales of Beedle the Bard?’ said Ron incredulously. ‘You’re kidding, right?’ (From Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) Published by the Children’s High Level Group in association with Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, The Tales of Beedle the […]

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