InkheartBook - 2003
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Online Book Club pick for October 2019. Meggie realizes that her father has magical powers that only emerge when he reads aloud, but the responsibility to harness these powers falls on her shoulders.
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"It felt almost as if someone were spinning a very fine web around the two of them, a web of secrets and lies closing in on them all the time." Page 55
Capricorns men where looking for Dustfinger in the wrong place. He hadn`t left the village. He hadn`t even tried. Dustfinger was in Bastas house.
"Every book should begin with attractive endpapers. Preferably in a dark color: dark red or dark blue, depending on the binding. When you open the book it's like going to the theater. First you see the curtain. Then it's pulled aside and the show begins."
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One cruel night, Meggie's father reads aloud from a book called INKHEART-- and an evil ruler escapes the boundaries of fiction and lands in their living room. Suddenly, Meggie is smack in the middle of the kind of adventure she has only read about in books. Meggie must learn to harness the magic that has conjured this nightmare. For only she can change the course of the story that has changed her life forever.
This is INKHEART--a timeless tale about books, about imagination, about life. Dare to read it aloud.
inkheart is a book where meggie and mo rescue meggie's mother and killes capricorn.fenoglio author of inkheart helps them escapese but then ends up in the book himself.
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Meggie and Mo have found refuge at Meggie's Aunt Elinor's place. But Capricorn is getting impatient, and wants the book back. Will Mo be able to keep it from him?
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