Caddy Ever After (Casson Family #4)
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McKay does a great job of developing the enigmatic characters through their stories, though without much description or background. I found myself waiting for the real story to start, for some details that would suddenly illuminate the characters, that would give...more
I love the Casson family, and I love all the Casson family books (with the exception of Indigo's Star. This isn't my favourite Casson book - that'd probably be Saffy's Angel - but this is a light, easy read and, like any Casson family book, is full of gentle comedy and touching scenes as well. (Also, could Rose be any cooler?
One thing I would say though, is that the section of the book dedicated to Rose was released as a single novella for World Book Day a couple years back, called The Flying F...more
As for Caddy, despite the book having her name in the title, she doesn't...more
My favorites quotes:
I cannot tell anyone what this poem means. I do not know. I cannot explain why I like it either. But I do."
"... and I had a sudden vision in my mind, as if from very far away, of Rose and me at that moment, me worrying about my sneakers, and Rose, knee deep in icy, muddy water, worrying about them too. It made me ashamed."
Grabbed from the free books bookshelf at my school.
p.s. Read the other 3 books first. You can get by without doing it, but it really adds a great deal to the humor and understanding of this one knowing a little more what's going on from the outset.
After reading Botany and Zoology at St. Andrew's University Hilary...more