Genre: Classics

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May 20
Book Review – Secret Garden

Book Review – Secret Garden

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Publisher: Random House Value Publishing Date Published: 1998, First Published 1911 Genres: Classics, Family, JUVENILE FICTION, Orphans & Foster Homes Format: Audiobook Pages: 288 Audiobook Length: 8 hours 30 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Susie Berneis Rating: Description: What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite Manor? Recently arrived at her uncle’s estate, orphaned Mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and certain she won’t enjoy living there. Then she discovers the arched doorway into an overgrown garden, shut up since the death of her aunt ten years earlier. Mary soon begins transforming it into a thing… Read more »

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Nov 20
Book Review – Persuasion

Book Review – Persuasion

Persuasion by Jane Austen Publisher: Oxford University Press Date Published: Originally Published 1818 Genres: Classics, Literary, Romance Format: Audiobook Pages: 249 Audiobook Length: 8 hours, 47 minutes Audiobook Narrator: Juliet Stevenson Description: Persuasion celebrates romantic constancy in an era of turbulent change. Written as the Napoleonic Wars were ending, the novel examines how a woman can at once remain faithful to her past and still move forward into the future. Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has resigned herself to living off her memories. More than seven years earlier she complied with duty: persuaded to… Read more »

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