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Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan My rating: 5 of 5 stars “You can’t know what it is like for us now – you will always be one step behind. Be thankful for that. You can’t know what it was like for us then – you will always be one step ahead. Be thankful for […]

Rules of Summer

Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan My rating: 4 of 5 stars Shaun Tan – wow!This is an interesting work, quite ‘out there’ and Tan leaves great swathes of the story to the imagination. A picture tells a thousand words – in this case it is a million.Ostensibly the story of two brothers during one […]

The Screaming Staircase

Originally posted on Worth Reading? Worth Sharing!:
The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud My rating: 3 of 5 stars From the cover and the title I expected this book to be set in the Victorian era. Imagine my surprise when I realised it is set in the present day! I have mixed feelings about this…