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    Under my Hat: Tales from the Cauldron – Edited by Jonathan Strahan

    A stellar cast of acclaimed fantasy writers weave spellbinding tales that bring the world of witches to life. Boasting over 70 awards between them, including a Newberry medal, five Hugo Awards and a Carnegie Medal, authors including Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix and Holly Black delve into the realms of magic to explore all things witchy. *** A collection of stories has never caught my attention as much as this one did. The list of impressive authors on the magical cover was enough to make me want to read the book and the first couple of stories were so impressive they forced me to carry on. Of course with a collection…

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    The Long Halloween – Jeph Loeb & Tim Sale

    Hello, and welcome to my halloween themed week. I know I promised scary books but when the opportunity arose to dip my toes into a little Batman and pass it off as one of my halloween themed books I couldn’t resist. So I hope you enjoy anyway and that you will be back tomorrow for a more appropriately branded ‘scary’ book.  *** Taking place during Batman’s early days of crime fighting, this new edition of the classic mystery tells the story of a mysterious killer who murders his prey only on holidays. Working with District Attorney Harvey Dent and Lieutenant James Gordon, Batman races against the calendar as he tries…