Andersen’s Fairy Tales

By: Hans Christian Andersen 1800s (this version was published 1956) Fiction Rating: 4/5   This book appeared mysteriously in my possession around the same time as The Keeper of the Bees. I’m not sure where it came from or why,… Continue Reading

The Cay

By: Theodore Taylor (Not technically a series, but followed by Timothy of the Cay) 1969 Fiction Rating: 2.5/5   Can we just talk about that cover for a hot second? Yes. That’s real. Whoever designed that should be fired. I… Continue Reading

The Little Prince

By: Antoine de Saint-Exupery 1943 Fiction Subject Matter: Fairy tales Rating: 4.5/5 Yes, The Little Prince is a children’s book. No, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t read it. The back of this book purports that this short tale of a… Continue Reading

The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator By: Roald Dahl 1964; 1972 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Everybody has seen at least one of the Willy Wonka movies. (The original is fantastic; go watch it now if you… Continue Reading