Tag Archives: friendship

Wonder

Book vs. Movie    I read the book and loved it.  Even though it is a young adult novel, it speaks to a wide audience.  It was such a special story that I was very excited when I found out … Continue reading

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Everlasting Lane & The Wonder of All Things

Book Pairing      These books are certainly not twins but when you read them, you do get the sense of similar tone.  The thread which joins these novels together are child friendships and the theme of innocence, coupled with … Continue reading

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The Rosie Effect

A Five Star Pick I have looked forward to this sequel ever since I heard that is was being written!  Don Tillman is back with his hilarious antics once again, but this time, in the Big Apple.  When Rosie announces that … Continue reading

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Luke Baldwin’s Vow & Because of Winn-Dixie

Book Pairing      I am feeling nostalgic.  By now, these are considered children’s classics but I had to blog about them.  I remember reading these and thoroughly enjoying them.  It is almost as if DiCamillo wrote an updated version … Continue reading

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Ghost World

Book vs. Movie     Geez! I never thought a movie could be THAT different from the book!  What’s more, it was a weird story, no matter if you read it or saw it.  Yes, I laughed quite a bit for … Continue reading

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The Book Thief

Book vs. Movie     I could not wait to see this movie after listening to the book on audio.  First off, if you want to experience the story fully, I think listening to it is the best way to … Continue reading

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The Mistress of Nothing

A Five Star Pick Maybe I am just a sucker for dramatic historical novels but this one pulled me in from the start.  There is a description of exotic places, a female friendship that turns sour and a blooming romance … Continue reading

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