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Review: 99 Percent Mine

By on February 8, 2019

Darcy Barrett’s life is a bit of a mess when she and her twin brother inherit a run down family cottage. They’re instructed to fix it up and sell,…

99 Percent Mine Book Cover 99 Percent Mine
Sally Thorne
Fiction
January 29, 2019
368

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Take our Reading Habits Survey

By on January 24, 2019

I’m always curious how other readers’ preferences and habits compare to my own, so the beginning of the year is perfect for me because lots of bloggers post their…

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TBR Mix N’ Mingle – December 2018

By on December 5, 2018

Welcome back to another edition of TBR Mix n’ Mingle. On the first Wednesday of every month, we share our most anticipated reads and invite you to do the…

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Review: Marilla of Green Gables

By on November 7, 2018

As an avid fan of Anne of Green Gables, I was delighted to discover that Sarah McCoy wrote a book about Marilla’s history. However, with such news comes inevitable…

Marilla of Green Gables Book Cover Marilla of Green Gables
Sarah McCoy
Historical Fiction
William Morrow
October 23, 2018
320

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Audiobook Review: As You Wish

By on August 15, 2018

It’s taken me a long long time to give audiobooks a fair shot. I always fell firmly in the “It doesn’t count if you’re listening” camp. I know I…

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride Book Cover As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Cary Elwes
Non-fiction
272

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes the New York Times bestselling account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion. In As You Wish he has created an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with his fellow cast mates, there are plenty of set secrets and backstage stories.