Thoughts On “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” and Automatons

"The Invention of Hugo Cabret" is the story of a boy with a talent for fixing machines, an old toy vendor, a girl who always carries around books, a mysterious machine called an automaton, and an all around love for cinema. This is a strange book, most of it consists of beautiful drawings made by … Continue reading Thoughts On “The Invention of Hugo Cabret” and Automatons

Thoughts On “Skulduggery Pleasant”

After her uncle Gordon dies, Stephanie meets his detective friend - who also happens to be a wise-cracking, gun-wielding, fireball-throwing skeleton. She is introduced to a hidden world within Dublin full of magic and, of course, evil mages who are desperately searching for a mythical scepter - at all costs. I really liked these books … Continue reading Thoughts On “Skulduggery Pleasant”