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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Book Nook: My Story – Elizabeth Smart

Book Nook: My Story – Elizabeth Smart

When I think of Elizabeth Smart, I’m reminded of a very specific section of freeway close to my hometown in Oregon. I’m not sure if there was a billboard alerting drivers that she was missing, if that was where my mom told me that somebody had taken her, if that was where I found out she was found, or if – weirdly enough – it had no connection with Elizabeth Smart at all.

Regardless, it’s in my memory, and I’ll probably never know exactly why.

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Book Nook: James and the Giant Peach – Roald Dahl

Book Nook: James and the Giant Peach – Roald Dahl

Can I make a confession? I am not a fan of the movie version of James and the Giant Peach.

And that’s not because I’m comparing it to the book. I simply remember disliking the movie when I’d seen it as a child. It was creepy, and there was a scary rhino.

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