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Bridget Blogs Books
Bridget Blogs Books rated it 1 year ago
Click here for my thoughts on Anne of Avonlea (should open in new tab/window)
Merle
Merle rated it 2 years ago
Like most other readers, I was drawn to this little book by the format: an accordion book with the same story from two different perspectives printed on either side of the pages, so that you can start from either direction and get a different version. How cool is that? Answer: very cool. The story...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 2 years ago
Everyone's favorite redhead, the spunky Anne Shirley, begins her adventures at Green Gables, a farm outside Avonlea, Prince Edward Island. When the freckled girl realizes that the elderly Cuthberts wanted to adopt a boy instead, she begins to try to win them and, consequently, the reader, over. *...
AdventurousBooks
AdventurousBooks rated it 2 years ago
I was expecting more illustrations & to understand the book. I may be dense. I had a hard time understanding the logic of quite a bit. However; I have never read the story before & watched the new movie 1st. My opinion could be tainted as I understood the movie.
JLee22
JLee22 rated it 3 years ago
I had a hankering to take a break from all the GRRM fantasy and read the Swiss Family Robinson. And, for once, I remembered to update my reading list. While marking the star rating - very high, it's one of my fave casual quick reads from childhood - I happened to see the top half of the first review...
KristinaGummyBear
KristinaGummyBear rated it 5 years ago
This was so good and so cute. Go check it out!!
ellaminnowpea
ellaminnowpea rated it 6 years ago
Let me start by saying that I love Quirk Books. They do a lot of unique and interesting things with the books they choose to publish. I've long said that working at Quirk would be my dream job, especially after I got to meet a few members of their tiny staff during grad school. Unfortunately, that s...
willaful
willaful rated it 6 years ago
I like the idea, but the execution is pretty superficial. In ebook format, the novelty element of the print book is missing, leaving just bare bones of a story.
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it 6 years ago
One cannot discuss The Thorn and the Blossom and not discuss the book’s format. Reading it takes some adjustments, as without a traditional spine, it is all too easy to let the book open up completely, exposing all of its accordion pages. Once a reader gets the hang of holding the book and reading i...
Isa Lavinia
Isa Lavinia rated it 6 years ago
Originally posted at Paperback Wonderland.Never judge a book by its cover. I already knew this and yet, here I am.This is, quite easily, one of the prettiest books I own. The book itself, as an object, is worth a whole star (perhaps even more...).Now the story...First of all, and this is important, ...
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