Author: Diana Wynne Jones

Book Review: Archer’s..

Book Review: Archer’s Goon

Howard lives with his parents, his younger sister, and a girl named Fifi. His dad is well known writer and his mother a fantastic musician. And his younger sister goes by the nickname Awful – which is very much suitable for her.   Things are as normal as can be in a household with such dynamic personalities, until a huge goon shows up. Quentin, the father, has been writing two thousand words quarterly to a fellow named Mr. Mountjoy, but this last set has gone missing. Things start to go awry when he writes a sub-par set of words and […]

Posted June 10, 2011
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Book Review: Howl’s M..

Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle

When I heard that the amazing Diana Wynne Jones had passed, I decided it was time to read the books I had been meaning to for some time. And this was one of them. I loved the animated movie and figured the book would be even better. Sophie is definitely not the luckiest girl. In fact, she doesn't seem all that mad when she gets turned into an old woman. Then she ends up in the incredible moving castle of Howl, a supposedly evil wizard who steals away and kills young maidens. But there's more behind Howl and the reason his […]

Posted April 18, 2011
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