As far as my prior knowledge of the Chronicles of Narnia was concerned, books 4-7 were a complete mystery.
I mean, I knew there were 7 books in the series. But it seems to have been difficult for movie adaptations to get past The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
I imagine one of the reasons the movies have a more difficult time getting further into the series is that the children start rotating out.
Continue reading “Book Nook: The Silver Chair – C.S. Lewis”
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the third book in the Chronicles of Narnia when read in order of publication. It’s the first, however, that doesn’t have all 4 siblings returning to Narnia.
Lucy and Edmund are joined this time by their cousin Eustace, who gives off serious Dudley Dursley vibes.
In this installment, the 3 children meet up with Caspian (now king of Narnia) a few Narnian years after the events of book 2, and they all sail off on a journey to the far end of the world in search of 7 lost lords.
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If you were to ask me if I’d prefer a theater room or a library in my dream house, I’d choose a library every time. I’ve spent years buying books from used book stores and thrift stores, and maybe someday my wife and I will have enough to fill an entire room.
Lately, however, I’m finding that I’m adding more and more books to our collection that my wife is never going to read.
She still reads more books than I do, but there are topics that she chooses not to read about. Sadly, these same topics are ones that I feel make books powerful and emotionally moving.
The Handmaid’s Tale is one of these books.
Continue reading “Book Nook: The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood”
For those who are unfamiliar with my previous reviews of books 1-3 in the Anne of Green Gables series, here are the basics:
Book 1 – 5 stars (such a wonderful book)
Book 2 – 3 stars (well written, but unnecessary)
Book 3 – 4 stars (great book, but not up to book 1’s standard)
Continue reading “Book Nook: Anne of Windy Poplars – L.M. Montgomery”