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The Scorpio Races by

First read in August 2012, reread Oct 2014 as part of this year’s RIP reading1 . Near the village of…

The Hundred and One Dalmatians by

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park…

Pegasus and the new Olympians by

I am miles and miles and miles away from being obsessive and compulsive, yet I do have a completion-ist streak…

The Ransom of Dond by

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu,…

I am an artist by

The narrator of this picture book is a young boy. He tells us he is an artist. Unfortunately his mother…

Monzo’s Diary by

Monzo is a small dog, he usually recognises people by their footwear. He starts out life with “the cruel man”…

After tomorrow by

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky,…

Silverfin by

Book 1 in the Young Bond series. James Bond has just started Eaton College. It’s a huge change, so many…

Alice in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by

This week’s essay for my online course is on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass : “One…

Railsea by

Before I start reviewing this, I just want you to do one thing, read the title of this book. Railsea….

The Killables by

Evil must be identified – Book one in the Killables trilogy In the future the only place of safety is…

A coalition of lions by

Book two in The Lion Hunters. After the loss of her family Goewin is forced to flee Britain. In the…

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