Review: Fairy Tale · Uncategorized

Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell

Ten years ago, I ordered every single fairy tale retelling that I could find through my university's interlibrary loan system over what I knew would be my last summer in an English-speaking country for a long time. The books numbered more than a hundred, but less than two hundred. The resulting reading binge resulted in… Continue reading Introspection and Review: Fairy Tales Retold Series by Jamie Campbell

Review: Historical Fiction · Review: Teen Fiction · Uncategorized

TV Show Review: Anne of Avonlea (BBC, 1975)

This sequel to the BBC's Anne of Green Gables miniseries (which I have not reviewed because I cannot seem to find it anywhere) is adapted from Anne of Avonlea and Anne of the Island. At 6 50-minute episodes, this mini-series clocks in at over 5 hours. This review will contain only minor spoilers. This show… Continue reading TV Show Review: Anne of Avonlea (BBC, 1975)

Review: Children's Fiction · Review: Historical Fiction · Uncategorized

TV Show Review: Anne with an E (2017), Season 1

The first season of this new adaptation of the childhood classic Anne of Green Gables is nothing if not a new and original interpretation of a classic. The basic story remains entirely intact. Anne Shirley and all the rest of the cast are unmistakable. This season covers less than half of the original book, clearly… Continue reading TV Show Review: Anne with an E (2017), Season 1