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Book I Read: Philosopher’s Crystal by Marcin Dolecki

Description on Amazon Twenty-year-old Philip lives alone in an authoritarian country, his parents arrested after the imperial police find a secret notebook in their apartment. Then one evening Philip meets an uncommon girl, her name Julia, possibly on the run from the police, or sent to him as a secret agent by the state. Despite his concerns, he offers to…

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Something I found in my diary of way back in 2013: another more chatty review of Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling

30/12/2013 I have avoided reading the Harry Potter books by JK Rowling. All for religious reasons! Imagine. But I figured the other day, reading about witches and wizards is not going to add or take anything away from my salvation. There is not some magical power being exerted by the book that will enchant me. Everything in life depends on…

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Book I Read: Pagoo by Holling Clancy Holling

Description by Rufolf Steiner College Bookstore A detailed study of tide pool life is presented in text and pictures through the story of Pagoo, a hermit crab. A perfect story for fourth grade “Human and Animal” classes, or nature studies.The story begins…Little Pagurus- “Pagoo” for short- floated at the surface of the sea. Pagurus (Pa-gu-rus) would grow into a two-fisted…

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Book I Read: Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts

Description on Amazon Chelsea Jamison has been infatuated with Drew Stirling longer than she’s loved playing basketball, high-top sneakers, and the Knicks. Unfortunately, all Drew sees is the kid who kicked his trash in the high school free throw contest and not the girl whose heart breaks into a fast dribble when he’s near. Drew makes an unexpected visit home…

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Book I Read: Volcano Adventures by Willard Price

Amazon Description Hal and Roger Hunt embark on an earth-shattering expedition when they join forces with world-famous volcanologist Dr Dan Adams. And as their ground-breaking research of the volatile Pacific volcanoes hots up, the brothers’ mission erupts into an awesome adventure. What says I What is not to love? It’s adventure, a spectacular setting, real life science and fact AND…

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Book I Read: When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head

PHOTOGRAPH Description on Takealot When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying to modernise farming methods to benefit the community. The two outsiders join forces, but their task…

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Book I Read:The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Description on Goodreads Meet little Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial bachelor, and petulant Toad. Over one hundred years since their first appearance in 1908, they’ve become emblematic archetypes of eccentricity, folly, and friendship. And their misadventures-in gypsy caravans, stolen sports cars, and their Wild Wood-continue to capture readers’ imaginations and warm their hearts long after they grow up. Begun…

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