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The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
I found the tale of Taran the assistant pig-keeper to be pretty good, though a little lacking in some ways for me. I enjoyed the characters - especial ...more
Dec 07, 2013
Nov 17, 2013
The Tale of Despereaux
I had just finished reading Because of Winn-Dixie, and DiCamillo picks up a very different style for this book. It was interesting and entertaining, a ...more
Nov 03, 2011
Nov 04, 2011
The Snow Queen
I sought out this fairy tale after seeing Frozen, and although I know Disney stories are very loosely based on the originals I wanted to see what the ...more
Dec 19, 2013
Dec 19, 2013
Because of Winn-Dixie
I had never read Because of Winn-Dixie before (as a child I was terrified of dogs and I didn’t even want to read about them!). However, I fell in love ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
The Hundred Dresses
The Hundred Dresses is about a poor girl named Wanda who is mostly ignored by her classmates until one day when she tells them that she owns one hundr ...more
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 30, 2011
The Black Cauldron (The Chronicles of Prydain #2)
I found this one to be much more enjoyable than its predecessor, The Book of Three, though it still got off to a slow start. However, once I was about ...more
Jan 07, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
Sarah, Plain and Tall (Sarah, Plain and Tall, #1)
This is a rather simple children's book, but it is sweet. Anna and Caleb are excited when their father tells that that he put out an advertisement say ...more
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
Mary Poppins (Mary Poppins, #1)
Like many people, I decided to read Mary Poppins after seeing Saving Mr. Banks. I was curious, after seeing how adamant Travers was on keeping everyth ...more
Feb 03, 2014
Nov 24, 2013
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
I read Ender's Game because it's one of my husband's favorites, and with the movie coming out I knew I wanted to read the book before we saw it. It wa ...more
Jun 2013
Mar 30, 2010
The Hobbit (Middle-Earth Universe)
**spoiler alert** The Hobbit is definitely a classic, and rightly so. In my opinion it is better than the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The story flows a ...more
Dec 15, 2012
Mar 30, 2010
The Great Gatsby
Every time I re-read the Great Gatsby, I fall more and more in love with it. This is the American masterpiece. This book takes place in the Jazz Age, ...more
May 12, 2013
Mar 30, 2010
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