I want to start by exclaiming "Oh man! What a wonderful book!" - Alex Apostol's 5 Star Review of "The Lost Queen". Read more now...
A few weeks ago, with Christmas fast approaching, I decided to take on a rereading of "Little Women". Even though the story goes through all the seasons in many years, it has always felt like a Christmas story to me. I haven't read it for almost twenty years, when I was a teenager myself, so it's safe to say I found so much more in the book now than I had then. Life experiences will do that to a girl, eh? My goal was to finish reading the book before going to see the new movie out in theaters this last weekend. I almost made it with only 50 pages to go, so close enough.
I have to admit, it took me a while to decide to buy this book. I loved the original Aladdin cartoon movie as a child so I was naturally super excited when the live-action movie came out. I thought there was no way the new movie would be as good as the old one, especially without Robin Williams as Genie, but then I was surprised and I loved it!
This book was massive and I thought it would take me a long time to get through it, being about 750 pages in a large hardback, but I finished it in about a month. I have a lot of time to read, but also it was exceptional too! I am one of those that saw… Continue reading “Dragonfly in Amber” by Diana Gabaldon Review
Wow! I was one of those who caught up with the show and then decided I had to read the book. I'm so glad I did. My friend has been trying to talk me into it for the past year or so and I was always like "meh, sounds ok. I don't know". I wish I had read it sooner! I got lucky and found a steal on Facebook Marketplace. A lady was selling the first four books in the series in hardcover for only $20 so I jumped on it! The show seems like it was pretty true to the books, though of course the books go deeper and have great bits that they could not fit into the show.