Book Nook: Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

Book Nook: Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

I’d been meaning to read Pride and Prejudice ever since my sister gave me a copy of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, making sure I knew I wasn’t to read the zombie version before the original. It took me a few years, but I decided it was time to fill all the prerequisites for being able to finally read about some zombies.

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Book Nook: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Book Nook: To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Before reading it, I didn’t exactly know what to expect from To Kill a Mockingbird.

My wife doesn’t like it. My mother-in-law doesn’t like it. Uncle Steve doesn’t like it. Frankly, I’m not sure if anybody on my wife’s side of the family likes it.

But I knew it was a book that has been – at least in the past – assigned to students in middle school and high school as an essential read. I also knew that it had won a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and that it is considered to be an incredibly influential book.

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Book Nook: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass – Lewis Carroll

Book Nook: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass – Lewis Carroll

For those looking to read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass, I’m divided on whether or not I would recommend this specific edition. My wife loves the clothbound Penguin Classics editions of many different books, and her collection grows every year.

Not only do these editions have the book itself, but they also contain long introductions, appendices, and notes. All great information for fans who might be looking for all they can find on a particular book.

However, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass are rather interesting books to dive further into, especially when you get into the life of the author, Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson).

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