Mojo Book Review: “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis

Started: December 27, 2011
Finished: December 28, 2011

What I loved best: The familiarity of the story and characters. I’ve grown up with several versions of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe on television and in the movies, but until now had not read the book. There were bits of the story not included in the modern movie from Walden Media [2005], but I soon recalled from my own childhood viewings of the BBC special on television. There were also bits in the modern movie that weren’t in the book, and I sometimes found myself comparing the differences. That … read the rest. . .

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Mojo Book Review: “The Magician’s Nephew” by C.S. Lewis

Started: December 26, 2011
Finished: December 27, 2011

What I loved best: The introduction of Narnia. While this book was published sixth in the series, chronologically it is the first. The hardbound collection I have has the books in order of events, not publication so I was able to read this first.

I was hooked, absolutely hooked, at the first sentence: “This is a story about something that happened long ago when your grandfather was a child.”

Because it is written for children, it’s a very fast and easy read. I adore how Lewis refers to characters as “Mother” … read the rest. . .

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The Bookshelf

Yesterday I wrote about the books I have that I’m going to read in 2012.
This morning I listed all the books I still want but don’t yet have.

So I created “The Bookshelf”: a page on my blog to track my reading progress, additions to my wishlist, and my own reviews of books and whatnots. It’s a neat little way of keeping organized and informed.

Wanna check it out? Click here.

Leave a comment, a recommendation, or a question. After all, I’d rather have the thousand words…

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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