Lotsa books

I’ve read a couple of books over the last week or so. It’s been fun to be on holidays.

Something Rotten – by Mr Fforde, whom I saw last Thursday – more about that later.

Grim Tuesday – by Garth Nix, which again was awfully entertaining. I can’t wait to read Wednesday.

Artemis Fowl – by Eoin Cowler. Also very entertaining, looking forward to reading the rest of them. I like the idea of the main character being a 12yo criminal matermind with some family issues.

The Gutenberg Revolution – by John Man, just for something slightly different.

Right not I’m reading two books. This is because the one I was already reading, the Empyrion omnibus by Stephen Lawhead (yes, like a cross between Hyperion and Endymion, but very very different and hopefully not so disappointing as that’s conclusion was… I’m still not over that), was too enormous to carry to the HTAA conference I went to today (and tomorrow, and Thursday). So I took along Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman, which I’ve been meaning to read for ages – it’s all about what it’s like in “Girl World”: aimed at mothers and daughters, but I think it will be really useful to read as a teacher too. So far it’s been pretty good; not entirely sure if/whether I’ll be able to put it into practice.

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