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elisium · a day ago
"But if you have been – if you’ve been up all night and cried till you have no more tears left in you – you will know that there comes in the end a sort of quietness. You feel as if nothing is ever going to happen again.”
C.S. Lewis | The Chronicles of Narnia
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gingerbreadpopsolo · 3 days ago
If you use fiction to escape clap your hands
If you use fiction to escape clap your hands
If you use fiction to escape from something that you hate
If you use fiction to escape clap your hands
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discolouredpages · 4 days ago
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this is my illustrated copy of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe✨ i love love LOVE the illustrations in this book 🥺 i took a couple pictures for you to see but they’re so much prettier in person 🥰 i don’t own many illustrated books unfortunately so let me know if you have any recommendations 💘
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Make your choice, adventurous Stranger; Strike the bell and bide the danger, Or wonder, till it drives you mad, What would have followed if you had.
--C.S. Lewis, The Magician's Nephew
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daniellaux429 · 6 days ago
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Birthday Countdown 3 - King Arthur meets Reepicheep by me!
I decided this year to do something special by doing a countdown to my birthday, where each day I will post a drawing I've been wanting to do for a long time. Right now, we are on day 3. Only 2 more days until my birthday! So here is a drawing based on one of my old Sketchbook of Fun drawings, which is a crossover between two timeless stories & legends in the fantasy genre - The Legends of King Arthur (& many various retellings including The Once & Future King by T.H. White) & The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. As many of you know from the Arthurian legends, King Arthur only allowed the most skilled, most loyal, & bravest knights to join him in Camelot at the Round Table. These are traits that perfectly fit the character of Reepicheep, the mouse who appears in the Narnia books Prince Caspian & The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader. Since Reepicheep is the bravest knight of Narnia, I imagine he'd be no exception in Camelot either, & so I made this scenario where Reepicheep wishes to serve King Arthur in Camelot as one of his knights. I guess in a way, you could call this piece "A Mouse In King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain"! Enjoy, & now there are only 2 more days until my birthday!
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argeriant18 · 6 days ago
The one book that got me into reading is The Chronicles of Narnia.
When I die, I also want it to be the last ones I read.
So that my beginning is the same as my end.
The only difference would be my age, my physical form and my perspective.
I think it would be like coming home after a long journey.
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Here it is, guys! The cover reveal for Madness Solver in Wonderland!
Here it is: The cover reveal for Madness Solver in Wonderland! #wonderlandbooks #madnesssolver #portalfantasy #fantasyadventure #newbookrelease #fantasysteampunk #aliceinwonderland #madhatter #cheshire #fantasymystery
At long last, this serial series I used to write here on the blog for years will soon be published, and as a duology at that! Those of you who’ve followed my blog for a long time will remember the Blog Battle Challenge days, and how the prompt word “madness” brought this tale to be. I couldn’t help but think of the Mad Hatter with that prompt, y’know? And so, I crafted my smarter, mystery-solver…
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bookcoversonly · 8 days ago
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Title: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader | Author: C. S. Lewis | Publisher: HarperCollins (2002)
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vsthepomegranate · 8 days ago
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The Bridge to Terabithia (1977)
by Katherine Paterson
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jarwars · 9 days ago
Little mini haul! I’m always hesitant to do this kind of video cause I don’t wanna be like “look what I got!!!” And make people feel bad for not having them... however, I know a lot of people like this kind of stuff... so let me know what you think
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libblyster · 9 days ago
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wondereads · 11 days ago
My Books
Bolded: already read
Strikethrough: already reviewed
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams (read it for a summer class, absolutely blew my mind)
Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alameda and Valynne E. Maetani
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Damsel by Elana K. Arnold (amazing commentary on misogyny and rape culture)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Glass Crown by Victoria Aveyard
The Frog Princess by E. D. Baker (great fairytale author)
Dragon's Breath by E. D. Baker
Once Upon a Curse by E. D. Baker
No Place for Magic by E. D. Baker
The Wide-Awake Princess by E. D. Baker
Unlocking the Spell by E. D. Baker
The Bravest Princess by E. D. Baker
The Finisher by David Baldacci
A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (YA classic and perfect heist book)
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett (casual LGBT+ fantasy)
The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
The Wicked King by Holly Black
Queen of Nothing by Holly Black
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
Tithe by Holly Black
Valiant by Holly Black
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (my first ever YA book)
Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken
In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (my grandma gives me a new one each time she finishes it)
The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
A Red Herring with Mustard by Alan Bradley
Speaking From Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley
As Chimney Sweeps Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd by Alan Bradley
The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley
The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
The Elfstones of Shannara by Terry Brooks
The Wishsong of Shannara by Terry Brooks
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Fairytale Detectives by Michael Buckley (I did a series-wide review for these!)
The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley
The Problem Child by Michael Buckley
Once Upon a Crime by Michael Buckley
Magic and Other Misdemeanors by Michael Buckley
Tales From the Hood by Michael Buckley
The Everafter War by Michael Buckley
The Inside Story by Michael Buckley
The Council of Mirrors by Michael Buckley
Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger
Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger
The Selection by Kiera Cass
A Dance of Silver and Shadow by Melanie Cellier
The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani (my favorite childhood series)
A World Without Princes by Soman Chainani
The Last Ever After by Soman Chainani
Quests for Glory by Soman Chainani
A Crystal of Time by Soman Chainani
One True King by Soman Chainani
The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Tales From the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
The Enchantress Returns by Chris Colfer
A Grimm Warning by Chris Colfer
Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer
An Author's Odyssey by Chris Colfer
Worlds Collide by Chris Colfer
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
Matilda by Roald Dahl (a classic! hits very close to home for gifted students)
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Eye of Minds by James Dashner
The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
The Greatest Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Graces by Laure Eve
The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester (deserves more recognition)
Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
Zero Day by Jan Gangsei
Dragon Slippers by Jessica Day George (why do people sleep on this book? tumblr would love it)
Wednesdays in the Tower by Jessica Day George
Thursdays with the Crown by Jessica Day George
Fridays with the Wizards by Jessica Day George
Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow
Nobody's Victim by Carrie Goldberg
Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
Gone by Michael Grant
Witch Catcher by Mary Downing Hahn (cue my obsession with faeries and witchcraft as a kid)
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Dune by Frank Herbert
Stain by A. G. Howard (crazy good writing and an amazing romance)
Roseblood by A. G. Howard
Skyclan's Destiny by Erin Hunter (aw yee the warriors series)
Twilight by Erin Hunter
Sunset by Erin Hunter
Crookedstar's Promise by Erin Hunter
The Last Hope by Erin Hunter
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (if you have read this book please talk to me)
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
The Diabolic by S. J. Kincaid
Air Awakens by Elise Kova
The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang
Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
Jade City by Fonda Lee
Furyborn by Claire Legrand
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle
A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle
Many Waters by Madeleine L'Engle
An Acceptable Time by Madeleine L'Engle
The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis
Lost in Babylon by Peter Lerangis
The Curse of the King by Peter Lerangis
Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg by Gail Carson Levine
The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine
Stolen Magic by Gail Carson Levine
Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood
A Dash of Magic by Kathryn Littlewood
The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis
The Last Battle by C. S. Lewis
Legend by Marie Lu
The Young Elites by Marie Lu
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin (ngl not as good as people make it out to be)
A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell
The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
Island of Silence by Lisa McMann
Island of Fire by Lisa McMann
Island of Legends by Lisa McMann
Island of Shipwrecks by Lisa McMann
Island of Graves by Lisa McMann
Island of Dragons by Lisa McMann
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (my new favorite kids series!)
Exile by Shannon Messenger
Everblaze by Shannon Messenger
Neverseen by Shannon Messenger
Lodestar by Shannon Messenger
Nightfall by Shannon Messenger
Flashback by Shannon Messenger
Cinder by Marissa Meyer (lemme tell you I was so tempted by those new covers they have... I have the first covers)
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Winter by Marissa Meyer
Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
The 100 by Kass Morgan (so much more satisfying than the show)
Sky Raiders by Brandon Mull
Rogue Knight by Brandon Mull
Crystal Keepers by Brandon Mull
Mister Monday by Garth Nix
Grim Tuesday by Garth Nix
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes
Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes
War of the Cards by Colleen Oakes
The Flame of Olympus by Kate O'Hearn
Olympus at War by Kate O'Hearn
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherin Paterson (*cries*)
1st Case by James Patterson
Disney in Shadow by Ridley Pearson
Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce (best author best author best author best author best author best author)
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The Twin by Natasha Preston
The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman
The Shadow Queen by C. J. Redwine
The Blood Spell by C. J. Redwine
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michelle Richardson
Half Upon a Time by James Riley (also a childhood favorite)
Twice Upon a Time by James Riley
Once Upon the End by James Riley
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (I mean... how could I not have this?)
The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (drarry fanfiction come to life)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling (my first fandom)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J. K. Rowling
The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Firstlife by Gena Showalter
The Evil Queen by Gena Showalter
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Everland by Wendy Spinale
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead
The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland (yes I read both warriors and wings of fire as a kid)
The Lost Heir by Tui T. Sutherland
The Brightest Night by Tui T. Sutherland
Moon Rising by Tui T. Sutherland
Winter Turning by Tui T. Sutherland
Escaping Peril by Tui T. Sutherland
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne (I bought it, I read it, I'll forever regret it)
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien (or as I like to call him jr2t (pronounced jirt))
The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman by Meg Wolitzer
5th Wave by Rick Yancey
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fedonciadale · 11 days ago
I haven't read books but only saw the Narnia series. I wanted to ask you why was Susan and Prince Caspian romance was introduced in second movie when they never going to be together?
Hi there!
Prince Caspian and Susan!
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Well, if I remember correctly (and it has been a while since I read the books), Caspian and Susan does not happen in the books. Narnia are real children’s books and Caspian falls in love with the daughter of the Star Ramandu in ‘Voyage on the Dawn Treader’.
I do think there is a reason though they introduced a romance and that is because of Susan. In contrast to the other Narnia children Susan actually matures and becomes grown up with grown up interests - to the horror of her siblings. You could say that this is foreshadowed in the books when Susan has a handful of suitors in her time as Queen of Narnia.
The thing is that her siblings see this as a bad thing. Grown up Susan, interested in clothes and lip sticks and so on, forgetting about Narnia. But C.S. Lewis himself did not see it as a bad thing. Contrary to common belief he does not condemn Susan but says that she has got her own life and that she will find her own way back to Aslan - but because this would be a story about an adult life it is not C.S. Lewis’ story to tell. If I remember correctly he even told his readers that they could write their own story about Susan!
I think they introduced the Susan/Caspian romance for two reasons then: One reason certainly was Ben Barnes. I mean.... Just think about being in a magical land with the only human men around being your brothers and Ben Barnes (or the enemy). Feeling slightly attracted is perfectly reasonable in this situation (at least if you are a woman that is attracted to men). And even if there were many many more men, getting bedazzled by the presence of Ben Barnes would be believable.
The other reason is that Susan grows up and this is stressed not only by the doomed romance with Caspian but also by the romance that is happening in the background story: Before they leave for Narnia Susan rejects the advances of a classmate by telling him a false name, but when they return from Narnia she meets her classmate again and they share a smile that could point towards a future romance.
I actually like it: Instead of giving us a fraction between the siblings, Susan’s story is nudged into the direction it is headed for in the books, but without being judgemental.
Otherwise you just have to turn to fanfiction for Susan/Caspian....
Thanks for the ask!
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notmewrongbitch · 11 days ago
Narnia Books spoiler.
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sylvia-tilly · 12 days ago
I’ve never read the grisha books and I’m watching the show. I’m going to be confused. Haha.
Literally all I know of this is the inej and kaz ship that’s all I have seen, no joke.
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