Category Archives: Fantasy

BOOK REVIEW: The Hobbit – by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Title: The Hobbit Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Adventure First published: September 21st 1937 Finished reading: April 29th 2013 Pages: 388 “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find…

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Junior Novel: The Time Travelers by Linda Buckley-Archer

The Time Travelers is Book One in The Gideon Trilogy (2006) (Released in the UK as Gideon the Cutpurse) by Linda Buckley-Archer.  Gideon is both a gentleman and a cutpurse in the England of 1763 and has a healthy fear of … Continue reading

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The Seeker, a fantasy movie review

As a stand-alone movie, The Seeker (also called, The Seeker: The Dark is Rising in some parts of the world) is a pretty good movie.  It’s set in 2007, so the story is updated from the time period of the novels … Continue reading

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Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper

This is the 5th and final book in The Dark is Rising sequence and reunites Will Stanton, Bran and the Drew children in the final phase of defeating the Dark.  This book is divided into four parts: When the Dark … Continue reading

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Junior/Teen Read: Greenwitch by Susan Cooper

This third book in Susan Cooper‘s series, The Dark is Rising, brings the three Drew children back to Trewissick with Great Uncle Merry.  This time, they are joined by Will Stanton who comes with his uncle, who is visiting from … Continue reading

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Junior/Teen Read: The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

This book is number two in the series of the same name by Susan Cooper.  The Dark Is Rising is the story of Will Stanton, beginning with the eve of his 11th birthday.  He finds everything around him in nature — … Continue reading

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Junior Read: Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper

Something a little different this week.  My Mystery Monday selection is a book for junior aged children and is the first book in a set of five called The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper.  I’ll be featuring each of … Continue reading

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Potpourri 17

For the next week I’ll be on the road visiting my dad, family, and friends in the Hamilton area but I’m pleased with what I have lined up for my blog.  I’ve been reading the Susan Cooper fantasy/adventure series, The Dark … Continue reading

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Angelic Business: #2 – Shapes of Greg

Next Wednesday, July 15th, Angelic Business #2:  Shapes of Greg will be available online.  I received a free advance copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This story picks up right where # 1 left off.  It’s Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Potpourri 13

I debated whether to follow the example of most hotels and skip the # thirteen in my “potpourri” posts but, aw . . . I’m not really superstitious! This week I began my new Mystery Monday Meme (Mmm) with a … Continue reading

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