The Amulet of Samarkand

ISBN: 0552550299 #1 in The Bartimaeus Trilogy Group read: FantasyFavorites & FFseries See also: LibraryThing ; Official Site The temperature of the room dropped fast. Ice formed on the curtains and crusted thickly around the lights in the ceiling. In an alternate modern day London a young boy, Nathaniel is …

Spending 10 seconds chatting to Malcolm O’Kelly about Beck is more fulfilling than hours spent talking to Kenny Cunningham about, er, I can’t really remember

Let me start off with a preamble. I’m not a huge fan of the colour pink. In small doses I can take it, and even like it. And certain shades are actually nice, especially when combined with other colours. Was surfing from station to station over the weekend[1] with nothing …

We need to talk about Kevin

ISBN: 1852424672 Orange Prize winner 2005; The Guardian Just before his 16th birthday Kevin Khatchadourian murders 9 people; 7 students at his high school, a teacher and a worker in the cafeteria. This is Eva’s, his mother’s version of his life. Of her life prior to Kevin’s birth and how …

I’m the green fairy…

Well it has been longer than usual since my last post, but moving a library’ll get you offline for a spell. The movers arrived on Monday and began packing, so we all headed down to the new building to make sure we knew where everything was going. They don’t do …