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The Yellow Brick Road to Hell

Here’s another late-to-the-party read: Gregory Maguire’s 1995 novel “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West.” Is it possible it turns 20 this year? 659 more words

Crap Bucket

Two girls, two eggs, and Baba Yaga: Gregory Maguire's Egg and Spoon

It either sounds like a great joke or a terrible time: two girls, two eggs, a platoon of nesting dolls, and Baba Yaga. Layer the mixture onto a foundation of literary talent, and there you have it: Gregory Maguire’s latest novel. 370 more words


Egg & Spoon, Book Review

I placed my hand on the cover of the book, now finished. Gregory Maguire won’t know that I have cherished his eccentric narrator or felt Elena’s hunger and shared Anton’s wanderlust, but that hardly matters. 232 more words

Book Review


Title: Wicked
Author: Gregory Maguire
Genre: Fiction
Quotation: “Evil is always more easily imagined than good, somehow.”
Would recommend to: anyone who understands that there are two sides to every story. 328 more words


Book Review: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

Paperback: 372 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins (1999)
ISBN: 0060987529
Price: $16.00

“In the lives of children, pumpkins can turn into coaches, mice and rats into human beings.

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

I finished “Wicked” a couple days ago and here are my thoughts.

1. I want to see the play again.
I saw the play when I was a junior in high school and absolutely loved it. 237 more words


What To Read While Waiting For Gay Marriage (part 3)

So, I’ve moved on to David Sedaris, and will probably finish “Naked” tonight.  Which causes a quandary; what next?  The Gay Marriage ruling will most likely come down from the supreme court Next Freaking Week, and one feels that if one is going to commit to reading only gay novelists until I’m finally allowed to get legally married in this country, then the one I’m reading at the time the decision comes down has particular significance. 503 more words

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