Tag Archives: L.M. Montgomery

Anne of Green Gables revisited – again

Have you seen this? I want everything on this page. I’ve written about Anne before, a few times. But – as with any extraordinary book – every time I read or listen to it something different sticks with me. As … Continue reading

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The Blue Castle – L.M. Montgomery

The Blue Castle has been one of my favorite books since the first time I read it, more years ago than I care to dwell on. My childhood and youth was nothing like Valancy Sterling’s – my family was pretty … Continue reading

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The Blythes are Quoted – L.M. Montgomery

What a melancholy book. (There will be some spoilers here for the story of the Blythe family: be warned.) A collection of stories in which the Blythes are more or less tangential – “quoted”, bracketed by post-Great War snippets of … Continue reading

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Anne’s House of Dreams – L.M. Montgomery, Karen Savage

I don’t tend toward gifs in my posts or reviews or whathaveyou, but about halfway through Anne’s House of Dreams (the Librivox audio edition) I realized the best way to describe my reaction to listening to this series is this … Continue reading

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Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery / Karen Savage

Here is a comfort book which, for once, I actually have read fairly recently. I believe I read it within the past twelvemonth – but not via the Librivox recording by, yes, Karen Savage. (I’m a fan. Sue me. I … Continue reading

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Emily’s Quest – L.M. Montgomery

Reading Emily of New Moon I began to have an idea of why I’ve never loved and spent time with Emily Byrd Starr as I have with Anne Shirley or Pat Gardiner. I began to suss it out then, but … Continue reading

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Emily Climbs – L.M. Montgomery

I did some reflecting in my (review? Essay? Piece?) thing on Emily of New Moon about why I don’t love Emily as much as Anne, why I haven’t read the trilogy in many years when I won’t let a year … Continue reading

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Emily of New Moon – L.M. Montgomery/ Susan O’Malley

I read through just about all the L.M. Montgomerys last year, except for Emily. The main reason was that I simply couldn’t find Emily of New Moon (still can’t find the book). There was a small, faint secondary cause in … Continue reading

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Anne of Avonlea: In defense of Miss Lavendar

  I mentioned in one of the other posts that Miss Lavendar has always been one of my favorite characters in the Anne oeuvre.  Now that I’m an old maid myself, I take her as something of a patron saint.  … Continue reading

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Anne of Avonlea — and not (episode 4)

I was going to go on as usual and write a post about the remainder of the BBC Anne of Avonlea, but … there’s too much.  (I don’t even have the heart to make that a Princess Bride reference.)  My … Continue reading

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