Heidi by Johanna Spyri (and a speal on Audiobooks)

Stars: ***** This is the first audio book I’ve ever heard/read. I listened to it on my ipod mini as I walked to and from playgroups and the library with my kids. I’ve always been wary of audio books for two reasons. 1. I didn’t think they were really reading, that they didn’t count. 2.… Read More »

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Caroll

Stars: ***1/2 These books were read for the Decades 08 Challenge and as part of the A Novel Challenge Mini-Challenge 2008. Alice in Wonderland was first published in 1865 and Through the Looking Glass was first published in 1871. However I read a 2006 edition by Parragon Publishing in the UK. It’s a part of… Read More »

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Stars: **** I re-read this for the Christmas Theme Challenge only because I wasn’t able to get to the library to get a new-to-me book. It was also for the Read It Again challenge. I read this book every year in the week of Christmas (although it only takes me a day to read it.)… Read More »