Tag: Characters

Audiobook Review:  The Name of the Wind

Audiobook Review: The Name of the Wind

Posted January 23, 2017
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Narrated by Nick Podehl ….I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep.  You may have heard of me.  So begins the tale of Kvothe—from his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, […]

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Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire

Posted December 29, 2016
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling Harry Potter is facing another summer at the Dursleys, but it’ll all be over soon as the World Cup looms on the horizon!  There, he enjoys the expert flying of the world’s best Quidditch players, and sees the Dark Mark cast into the sky the first time.  It’s a bit of a grim start to a new school year, which should be exciting because the Ministry of Magic and a coalition of magical schools have resurrected an exciting wizarding tradition – the Tri-Wizard Tournament.  Harry joins the three other champions […]

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A Story of Another Time

Posted October 18, 2016
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One of my favorite books in the world is Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. I read it first in fifth grade.  It was a mountain to climb at that age, because it was one of the thickest books I had ever seen.  The copy I borrowed from the public library had a faded yellow cover with red and black typeset, all wrapped a clear protective shield.  The pages were browned and musty, as though the book had not been checked out for quite some time.  I remember spending hours during a lonely summer sitting at the little desk in […]

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