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75 in ’13: Anne of Avonlea

  For the fifty-fifth book in the challenge, I read Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery, the second book in the Anne of Green Gables series. Anne is sixteen and growing up. She goes to teaching college and gets a … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Anne of Green Gables

  For the fifty-fourth book in the challenge, I read Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, the first in the Anne of Green Gables series. You guys, I read this whole series so many times growing up that I … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Story Girl

For the fifty-second book in the series, I read The Story Girl by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Sweet, nostalgic, old-fashioned and just this side of purple. Not much in the way of an over-arching plot, simply the events (or imagined events) … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Sea Fairies

  For the forty-fourth book in the challenge, I read The Sea Fairies, by L. Frank Baum. So, being a children’s book, this story was not for me. It’s simplistic, it’s not terribly structured, there isn’t really an over-arching point … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz

For the thirty-first book in the challenge, I read <a href=”http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/116597.Dorothy_and_the_Wizard_in_Oz&#8221; target=”new”>Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz</a> by L. Frank Baum, the fourth (or so) book in his Oz series. This one got a three out of five, and I … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: The Woggle-Bug Book and Poirot and the Regatta Mystery

For the seventeenth book in this challenge, I am counting two short stories as one book. The first is The Woggle-Bug Book by L. Frank Baum as a supplement to his Oz series. This one was bizarre and ridiculous, and … Continue reading

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75 in ’13: Ozma of Oz

For the sixteenth book in this challenge, I read Ozma of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, book three in the Oz series. This one garnered three out of five stars. Dorothy Gale is in trouble again. This time she’s accompanied … Continue reading

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