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Liking Books....

She liked books more than anything else, and was, in fact, always inventing stories of beautiful things and telling them to herself.

A Little Princess
Frances Hodgson Burnett


Muffins. A Little Princess.

Imagine, if you can, what the rest of the evening was like. How they crouched by the fire which blazed and leaped and made so much of itself in the little grate. 778 more words


One hundred books to read. #61: The Secret Garden

Having seen the excellent film adaptation of this story, I was eager to read the original work.  While still a great story, the film seems to have achieved visual splendour and sweetness better than the novel. 507 more words

One Hundred Books To Read

Books read in January

I know January is not over, but here are the three books I have read so far:

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Amazing book. 867 more words


“I am not in the least anxious about her education,” Captain Crewe said, with his gay laugh, as he held Sara’s hand and patted it. “The difficulty will be to keep her from learning too fast and too much.

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Review of A Little Princess

A LITTLE PRINCESS by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Publication date: 1903.

I loved watching the movie, The Little Princess (1939), as a child. As an avid reader, I am most reluctant to admit that I have never read the book — until now. 357 more words

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Voting for our first book is officially open! For the month of February, we will select among celebrated works of fiction: 556 more words

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