Tagged with fantasy

Guess who’s been caught reading – Julian Virgona

Demon Strike, Andrew Newbound  Reviewed by Julian Virgona (year8)  Demon Strike, written by Andrew Newbound, is a story following twelve-year-old ghost hunter and psychic Alannah Malarra and her sidekick Wortley Flint. They both get caught up in a dimensional war between Gargoyles, Gnarls and Ghouls from the depths of the Dark Dimension and the A.N.G.E.L.s … Continue reading

Caught reading – Jack Kirne

  BOOK REVIEW/RECOMMENDATIONS                                                  (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) As promised, Jack Kirne has returned with another brilliant review – this time he’s written about The gap sequence. The Gap Sequence by Stephen R. Donaldson   While strolling through Borders the other day I couldn’t help but look and smile. There under the cult classic section lay my favourite … Continue reading

Caught reading – Catherine Wells

 RECOMMENDATIONS/BOOK REVIEW                                                       (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Catherine Wells What are you reading? I am currently reading What Lies Beneath – Book One of Caliban’s End by Paul Francis Stewart (former Whitefriars Staff member). Why this book?  I had the privilege of reading parts of this book when it was in draft form, and have been waiting with much excitement for … Continue reading

Alice in Wonderland trailer

Directed by Tim Burton (famous for Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare before Christmas, and Charlie and the chocolate factory) and starring Johnny Depp as the Mad Hatter, Alice in Wonderland, due out early 2010 (March 5), has already sparked interest from film-goers who have enjoyed a recent spate of fantasy films, such as Harry Potter, Lord … Continue reading