Category Archives: Fantasy

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud My rating: 5 of 5 stars My 10 year bought this book but after a while found it too scary to read to herself in bed so I stepped in to read it to … Continue reading

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Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett

Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Having loved reading this myself its great to return to it as an audio book. Having a female narrator is perfect as the story is mostly about Esk and … Continue reading

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The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Revisiting this as a bed time story with my 7 year old. He loved the film so I thought it was time to read the books to him. … Continue reading

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The Lost Journals of Benjamin Tooth by Mackenzie Crook

The Lost Journals of Benjamin Tooth by Mackenzie Crook My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was a book my daughter chose when trying to resolve the buy one get half price offer in Waterstones! It seemed an intriguing read … Continue reading

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House of Secrets by Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini

House of Secrets by Chris Columbus My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was sent this to review with my children and had to wrestle it back off my daughter to read it! Then I couldn’t put it down… The … Continue reading

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The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett audio Nigel Planer

The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett My rating: 5 of 5 stars Original review was for paperback These early Discworld novels may be shorter than the newer ones but packed full of details and characters. I found it so hard … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling read by Stephen Fry

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling My rating: 5 of 5 stars We listened to this as a family in the car whilst driving around. All big Harry Potter fans though I’m the only one that … Continue reading

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