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The Gaiman Galleries: Final List and Verdict

Well, it’s been fun¬†screwing up the uploads (not!) but I finally have the video ready for you guys to watch. If you saw most of the video, but need to see the placing for the novels I missed the first time, go to 1:48 and 3:29 on the video.¬† Sorry about all the screwups. I […]

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Review: Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars “That is why Odin is called the all-father. Because he was the father of the gods, and because he breathed the breath of life into our grandparents’ grandparents’ grandparents. Whether we are gods or mortals, Odin is the father of us all.” I have […]

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Review: Anansi Boys

Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman My rating: 3 of 5 stars “It begins, as most things begin, with a song. In the beginning, after all, were the words, and they came with a tune. That was how the world was made, how the void was divided, how the lands and the stars and the dreams […]

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Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars “She wondered how she would feel to be a married woman. It would be the end of her life, she decided, if life was a time of choices. In a week from now, she would have no choices. She would reign […]

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Review: American Gods

American Gods by Neil Gaiman My rating: 2 of 5 stars “‘Gods die. And when they truly die they are unmourned and unremembered. Ideas are more difficult to kill than people, but they can be killed, in the end.’” The Gaiman Galleries has been really fun so far. The most intriguing thing about the work […]

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Review: Stardust

Stardust by Neil Gaiman My rating: 3 of 5 stars Confession: I wanted to like this more than I did. “It’s not hard to own something. Or everything. You just have to know it’s yours and then be willing to let it go.” When a young man, Tristran, falls in love with the young Victoria […]

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Review: Coraline

Coraline by Neil Gaiman My rating: 2 of 5 stars “The mist hung like blindness around the house. She walked slowly to the stairs up to her family’s flat, and then stopped and looked around. In the mist, it was a ghost-world.” ARGH. I wish I could say I enjoyed it, it captivated me, it […]

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Project: The Gaiman Galleries

I know it’s been a while since I’ve worked on any lists and videos. Well, here’s the idea I teased on Facebook. Presenting The Gaiman Galleries! Well, so far, I’ve really loved what I’ve read of his and I think I can easily rank the books of his I read. So, over the course of […]

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Review: Neverwhere

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gaiman is a master of fantasy…. “‘Young man,’ he said, ‘understand this: there are two Londons. There’s London Above – that’s where you lived – and then there’s London Below – the Underside – inhabited by the people who fell through the cracks in the […]

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Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil GaimanMy rating: 4 of 5 stars Childhood is a wonderful, imaginative, all-too-brief time of life. “Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to […]