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Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Review of Stig of the Dump by Clive King This book centers of 8-year old Barney on his visits to his grandmother’s house. Barney’s adventures begin when he visits the old chalk pit new his  grandmothers. The pit is now a

Persuasion Read-Along: Update 1

Persuasion Read-Along: Update 1

Chapters I – VI: Our host, Literary Adventures, has posted some questions for each chapter, I am using them for this update post. I don’t think at this point in the book I could view Anne as the stand-out for being

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

Review of King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone I find it hard to write much about this short children’s picture book. The cover flap has this to say. Overall, I felt this

The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole

The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole

Review of The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole This story has a theme that has since been used in many different movies, switch identities with someone to change your daily grind. There are a few differences in

2015: Jane Austen Project

2015: Jane Austen Project

  Okay, so I have to come clean, I’m not a huge fan of romance books and thus have avoided Austen (said in a whisper) up until late 2013 when I finally read Pride and Prejudice. Sorry, I didn’t love it,