The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

February 21, 2014


The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Released: September 30th 2008
Pages: 312
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After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jack—who has already killed Bod's family . . .



The Short
The Graveyard is a beautifully written story about a boy living in a rather peculiar place... a graveyard. Being raised by ghosts means that Bod has had a very different upbringing compared to your typical child. He finds himself in many interesting places, some tricky situations, and meeting an array fascinating characters. Absolutely fantastic.



The Long




The Fault in Our Stars GIVEAWAY!

February 8, 2014

I am giving away a paperback copy of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green! If you want to see me reacting to the trailer for the upcoming movie, check the video below the giveaway form. If not, then feel free to just enter the giveaway!

It is INTERNATIONAL, so anyone can enter.
I do ask that you be 18+ or at least have parental consent to give me your address.
The giveaway will last a week, and I'll post a video announcing the winner!


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January Wrap Up | 2014

February 2, 2014

It's time to get back into blogging again, I am so sorry I've neglected this site! I am back here with a wrap up of January, so take a look to see the books I bought, read, reviewed, those I hope to read next month, and any updates to my 2014 reading goals.


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Reviews
The Book Thief MOVIE (video review)
Eon & Eona by Allison Goodman (video review)



Additions to Reading Challenges
The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carman - TBR Challenge





Books Acquired:


- Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
- The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand
- More Than This by Patrick Ness
- The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross
- Supernaturally by Kiersten White
- Fight Club by Chuck Palahnuik
- Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
- Beyond the Balley of Thorns by Patrick Carman
- Into the Mist by Patrick Carman
- Sapphire Blue by Kersten Gier
- Emerald Green by Kersten Gier
- Canon EOS 60D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole S. Young







Books Read:
- Roverandom by J.R.R. Tolkien
- The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carman
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
- Eon by Allison Goodman
- Eona by Allison Goodman
- Ruby Red by Kersten Gier
- Sapphire Blue by Kersten Gier

/In Progress/
- Emerald Green by Kersten Gier


February TBR:
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
- Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

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