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

We all know Dorothy’s story in the classic tale The Wizard of Oz, but what about the other side of the story? Meet Elphaba, the little green girl who grows up to be the Wicked Witch of the West and discover a gripping tale set in Maguire’s fantastical world of Oz. 414 more words

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

In Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, we get a retelling of the classic tale The Wizard of Oz.  But instead of following Dorothy’s journey from Kansas to the magical world of Oz, this time we get to hear the story from the point of view of the villain, The Wicked Witch of the West. 865 more words


The Not-So-Wicked Witch of the West

I am not so great at this blogging thing. I get caught up with school and then I forget all about posting. I am a couple days behind on my reading schedule right now, but it is nothing that I can’t catch up on. 791 more words


My 2015 reading, so far... Reviews and mid-book thoughts!

I don’t get around to writing many full-length book reviews for this blog. But this year, I’ve decided that I’m at least going to write semi-regularly about what I’m reading, and what I’ve read so far. 2,279 more words

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05 February 2015: Star Wars VII - a new hope?

Is it a case of too little too late?

When  the original film came out in 1977, I remember reading George Lucas had planned nine sequential stories organised into three trilogies. 568 more words

Book Review: Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire

Title: Egg and Spoon

Author: Gregory Maguire (best known for writing the book that inspired Wicked, the musical)

Genre: Children’s Fantasy/Adventure

Rating:  3.5/5 stars

“Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. 804 more words

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Egg and Spoon by Gregory Maguire: A Gushing Review

Hardcover, 475 pages
Published September 9th 2014 by Candlewick Press
Source: Publisher

I loved this book. Oh how I loved this book. If I were to count the ways, I’d be counting all the stars in the sky. 640 more words