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The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien #BookReview #ReadingIrelandMonth21 #begorrathon21

This week, 8th – 14th March we were challenged to read Classic Irish Novels. Well, I think this is a classic, I read The Third Policeman by Flann O’Brien.

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens #AudiobookReview

Hello all. So this year, I decided I would listen to various audiobooks of this famous Christmas story, rather than watch the movie. I listened to two of them and they were both very different experiences. I am not going to review the story as I have done that already, many times, but I want to share my listening experience.

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Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17) by Agatha Christie, #AudioBookReview

Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot #17) by Agatha Christie, Narrated by Kenneth Branagh

Published June 30th 2020 by Harper Audio

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Anne Arrives: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables by Kallie George, Abigail Halpin (Illustrator)

Anne Arrives: Inspired by Anne of Green Gables5 Stars

Expected publication: September 25th 2018 by Tundra Books

This is the first book in an early reader series about Anne of Green Gables. This short chapter book covers the first chapter of the novel. I wish this series had been around when I tried to read Anne to my young daughter. It is very true to the original story. The illustrations are wonderful and appear vintage so as not to take away from the time of the story. They do a wonderful job of depicting the storyline. This would make a beautiful story for a parent and child to read together while introducing them to the world of Anne with an “e”. Even with this shorter version, the personalities of Anne, Marilla and Matthew shine through. This is a great book to introduce young children to a classic piece of literature. The publisher, Penguin Random House Canada – Tundra Books, provided me with a copy of this book to read. The opinions stated are my own.

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