Mademoiselle Misfortune Carol Ryrie Brink (1935)

"What's the child looking at," asked Miss Weatherwax?"Oh, everything!," said Alice. "It's all so beautiful!...If you've never seen it before, you ought to take a long, long look. You'll never see it just this way again."...said the little old American woman, "That's right, I'll never see it again for the first time, will I? Well, …

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What I am Reading in March (and it’s not what I thought)!

Two things happened over the last week that completely derailed my carefully planned out reading life for the next several months: I wrote up my review of L. M. Montgomery’s The Blue Castle, and had to admit the pull of images and text from my reading of The War of the Worlds has not and …

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The Blue Castle, L.M. Montgomery (1926)

My Edition: Title: The Blue Castle Author: L. M. Montgomery Publisher: Feedbooks Device: Kindle Fire Year: 1926 Pages: 248 For a plot summary The moment when a woman realizes that she has nothing to live for—neither love, duty, purpose nor hope—holds for her the bitterness of death.[i] You see—I’ve never had any real life…I’ve just …

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