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The Casual Vacancy

The Casual Vacancy is a book about the idyllic town of Pagford and the people who live there. Councillor Barry Fairbrother drops dead suddenly and elections are on for the next Councillor to sit in the Pagford ...
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Talking about Harry Potter

All that Harry Potter love in my earlier post reminded me that I need to polish up and publish this post that has languished in my drafts folder for a week now. I saw on Mashable that new Harry Potter editio...
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Snakehead

Snakehead is the seventh novel in the Young Adult Alex Rider series written by British author Anthony Horowitz. And, this is the first one I have read. The Alex Rider series is a series of novels about B...
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Magyk

Of late, I have been really reading a lot of Fantasy novels, so while doing this review, I just could not help but compare this one to others that I have read. I know it is really unfair to compare novels writ...
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The Bartimaeus Trilogy

My obsession with the Fantasy genre of novels shows no signs of abating. Last couple of weeks, I have been immersed in the Bartimaeus trilogy by Jonathan Stroud, occasionally looking up to face real-life. Even ...
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Inkheart

The success of the Harry Potter series seems to have created a spurt in the growth of Young Adult (YA) Fantasy literature. Numerous writers (some good and some not-so-good) have piggy-backed on this formula. ...