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Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister – Gregory Maguire

This is not your mother’s fairy tale! Gregory Maguire has created quite the niche for himself, reconstructing fairy tales we have heard our whole lives, giving us the backstory, and twisting it up a bit. 194 more words

Book Review: Gregory Maguire – Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Gregory Maguire – Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Wicked ‘hype’ is something that hit pretty hard amongst my friendship group, I know a great many girlies who absolutely loved the musical adaptation of this novel – however I was not amongst them. 914 more words

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#20 Gregory Maguire "What-the-dickens: The Story Of A Rogue Tooth Fairy"

So, #20 goes to “What-the-dickens: The story of a rogue tooth fairy”.  It is written by Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked.  To be honest, I thought that it would be something akin to Wicked (adult version of an old fairytale).  60 more words

100 Books 1 Year

From "Out of Oz" Prologue

Dorothy set the cricket cage upon the stone barrier that kept people from falling off the flat roof. “You can come out,” she said to the cricket. 37 more words


Book jar: six months

At the end of February, I found some coloured paper, wrote out all the names of my unread books/series and shoved them in the jar, ready to be picked off one by one.   412 more words


Today’s TTT prompt from the Broke and Bookish is books you want to read but don’t own yet. This one is tricky for me. I usually don’t run out and buy books by authors I haven’t read – especially if I’m just curious about the book.

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Mont Saint-Michel

Out of my temporary obsession to consume everything Gregory Maguire has written comes a need to one day visit Mont Saint-Michel. Two or three novels later, the need becomes a passive urge. 567 more words