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H.L. Houghton

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in The United Kingdom
November 18


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May 2013


H.L. Houghton remembers sitting on the floor with a little red typewriter, tapping keys and asking her mother for spellings. She was three years old and from that day to this, she has dreamed of writing wonderful things for others to read.

When she is not writing, she can be found with a camera glued to her face or a book in her hand. She loves music, singing badly and watching people run from the rain.

Oh my goodness it is finally here! I am so excited for this release, not only because it is filled to the brim with fantastic stories, or even because my own short DAKKAR is in there...but because this is the first glimpse at the TALES OF THE ORB series that I will be releaseing over the next few years. The first official book is currently in it's final edit stage and is temporarily called Arka... Read more of this blog post »
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“I think we ought to live happily ever after," and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more hair-raising than any storybook made it sound, though she was determined to try. "It should be hair-raising," added Howl.
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“We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”
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H.L. I don't often do this on my own page but I NEED to recommend this book to you. I was lucky enough to read this before publishing and I have been eagerly awaiting it's official release because this is one of the funniest books I have read in AGES. It is hilarious, naughty, unexpected and with Bolouri's witty narrative is sure to have you giggling. And the best part? it is only 98p in Amazon at the moment....no excuses girls - The Kindle app is free!!!
Hazel xx


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