By: Roald Dahl Fiction 1985 Subject Matter: Giraffes; Pelicans; Monkeys; Candy Rating: 4/5 How do you not love Roald Dahl?
By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass 1865 Fiction Subject Matter: Fantasy; Sir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.
By: Lev Grossman Magicians Trilogy Book 1 2009 Fiction Subject Matter: College students; College graduates; Magic; Psychological fiction Rating: 1.5/5 The Magicians got a lot of hype. I’m not really sure why. I didn’t enjoy much at all about this… Continue Reading
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
By: Bram Stoker 1897 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 We have all heard of Dracula. The vampire who “vants to suck your blood.” The scary man who comes in the night dressed in all black with razor sharp fangs who can transform into… Continue Reading
By: T. H. White 1958 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 The Once and Future King consists largely of a composite of works written by T. H. White in an earlier decade. The second I found that out, this book instantly made more sense… Continue Reading
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
By: Christopher Paolini Inheritance Cycle Book 1 2003 Fiction Subject Matter: Fantasy; Dragons Rating: 5/5 Eragon is another one of my absolute favorites. I distinctly remember reading this one for the first time. I was in 7th grade, and I… Continue Reading