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The Hamlet Chronicles by Gregory Maguire

Right in time for All Hallow’s Read, I semi-accidentally came across this series. Read it. Get your kids to read it. Read the books to your dog, if you wish. 886 more words


Thoughts on Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

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We have all heard the story of Cinderella, the beautiful child cast out to slave among the ashes. But what of her stepsisters, the homely pair exiled into ignominy by the fame of their lovely sibling?

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Today’s top ten Tuesday pick from The Broke and The Bookish is character driven novels. That means novels where the action is driven by the characters and their decisions rather than the plot or the action within the book.

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From "Out of Oz" Chapter Six

Rain could tell, even in his bereavement, that the Cowardly Lion was trying to encourage her, to cheer her up. It didn’t help. Perhaps one day she would look back and it would help then. 33 more words


Eggs over easy

What’s the chance two books would have EGG in the title? Excellent, apparently.

Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire, is a romp through Tsarist Russia. 335 more words


From What?! to Wow!!

Gregory Maguire’s Wicked is the story of how the Wicked Witch of the West came to be. I tried to read it, I really did, but just couldn’t finish it. 363 more words