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Inky's Choice: Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood

Apr 19,2013
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It might have been released waaaaay back in 2010, but not only is it still a brilliant read, Fiona Wood is visiting my Library for Reading Matters! (!!!) So if you haven't read it already, here's 5 reasons to read Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood: 


File 143201. Howard, the psychic dog. (Can I just make every reason Howard? No? Okay...)

2. It contains very useful information on how to fit in at a new school. Like: you probably shouldn't turn around when someone calls out 'Hey, dickhead!'

3. In case it wasn't obvious from reason number 2, Six Impossible Things specialises in wit.

4. Underneath the wit, Dan Cereill (pronounced surreal, not cereal) is smart, and going through a pretty tough time. I love his frankness about the world, and about his own decisions.

5. Its ending is perfectly executed.

Apr 22,2013

@ElizabethB, @Diem, & @Susan8D - yay! So glad you're fans of it.

@ambivalence. & @Daydreamer - It's definitely worth adding to the to-read pile!

Apr 21,2013

... I really love the sound of this book.

Apr 20,2013

Loved this book :)

Apr 19,2013

Great reasons to read this book!

Apr 19,2013

Another book I spotted when I went to the school library when I absolutely shouldn't have... Yes. I'll be reading this, hopefully. It's been on my radar for a while.

Apr 19,2013
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Howard wags and woofs his thanks - he appreciates his mind-reading abilities being recognised.

Apr 19,2013

This one is so cute! Whenever I need a sweet, comforting read, I always go back to it. If you haven't read it, I would highly recommend you make it a priority :)

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