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Good Hands

After loaning The Secret Garden to my dear friend and reading enthusiast, Linda, I couldn’t resist the urge to dip into it when she returned it to me. 357 more words

Books from Childhood - No. 51 The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

Another one of my childhood favourites. I have always loved classics as they fall into the ‘another world’ category, the visiting of which is why I read. 276 more words


A Little Princess

I get it

I get it

I’m not as fucking fantastic

as you,

and you thought

I was born to be perfect

but it looks like… 14 more words


edge of my seat

About two months ago now I discovered that my kindle was gone. I had just bought a book. I looked everywhere and finally decided that I must have left it on the tube. 382 more words


“If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that—warm things, kind things, sweet things—help and comfort and laughter—and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all.”

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DAY 11: Favourite classic book.

DAY 11 - Favourite classic book.

Oh there are so many classics I love!! But what pops into my head first is The Secret Garden… 340 more words

30 Day Blog Challenge

Review: "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett

On the other hand, The Secret Garden deserves its long-standing reputation as Frances Hodgson Burnett’s masterpiece.  Perhaps her most famous novel, The Secret Garden has a very credible storyline built slowly by well created circumstances and characters that rise up from the pages and introduce themselves.   558 more words

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