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Book Review: The Philosopher’s Stone (Illustrated)

On the 20th anniversary of the first publication of The Philosopher’s Stone, I was due to start reading a new book and thought it would be appropriate to reread the first Harry Potter book.  It’s not the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Book Review: W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton

I wasn’t in any particular rush to read this – though once upon a time, I could hardly wait to get my hands on the next Kinsey Millhone book. The last two were immensely disappointing: Sue Grafton hadn’t slacked, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis

I really wanted to like this. I utterly adore the Falco novels and have read every one more than once. Upon rereading Nemesis, I saw more clearly how Albia was being set up as to follow Falco. The first time … Continue reading

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Confessions of a J.K. Rowling addict

I’ve been waiting for this day for months.  Possible even years.  I remember once thinking, about ten years ago:  I wish JKRowling would write a novel for adults.  This morning, at around ten, I set off to my local Waterstones … Continue reading

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