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Book Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle, by Neil Gaiman

There are few authors who make a mark on the reader even with short works. For me, one such author is Neil Gaiman. I’ve been a fan of his work ever since I read The Ocean at the End of the Lane, so when a friend recommended that I read The Sleeper and the Spindle, I didn’t hesitate. The cover intrigued me further as well.

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Book Review: Quidditch Through The Ages, by Kennilworthy Whisp (JK Rowling)

Like I said once, there are some books that are intriguing because they are found in books. It was a delight to see three such from the Harry Potter books published as the Hogwarts Library series. Continue reading “Book Review: Quidditch Through The Ages, by Kennilworthy Whisp (JK Rowling)”

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Book Review: History of the Rain, by Niall Williams

It is not often that a book appeals just with two lines from the back blurb. But when I read, “We are our stories. We tell them to stay alive, or keep alive those who only live now in the telling”, I knew this book held promise. It made me intrigued to know more about “Plain Ruth Swain” and her story. Continue reading “Book Review: History of the Rain, by Niall Williams”

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Book Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by Newt Scamander (JK Rowling)

A book in a book, or in a favorite series is always fun to see. Like Richard Castle’s books Heat Wave, Naked Heat etc. But that’s nothing when you think of the text books in my all time favorite series, Harry Potter. The History of Magic, The Standard Book of Spells, Goshawk’s Guide to Herbology etc. are books that stay in the mind of any Harry Potter fan long after the series has ended. To see three of the books being made into a set Hogwarts Library was nice. It stands proudly in my collection. Continue reading “Book Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by Newt Scamander (JK Rowling)”