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Anne of Green Gables

Why Anne Of Green Gables Is Big In Japan

Terry Dawes | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Terry Dawes

Hanako Muraoka's Anne of Green Gables translation was published in 1952. Everyone read it. The story of an unwanted orphan struggling to find her place in the world struck a chord in post-Second World War Japan.

Claire Fallon

11 Indispensable Life Lessons Every Woman Can Learn From 'Anne Of Green Gables'

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books

Like all great children’s book heroines, Anne Shirley is just a bit odd. Okay, she’s very odd. Her crazy imagination and flowery diction different...

Why I've 'Gone Back' to Print Books

Pam Allyn | Posted 12.21.2013 | Books
Pam Allyn

So, I eat crow on this one. I've been trumpeting the digital revolution for readers for years. But I miss my tattered pages, my rumpled book covers, my heavy backpack, my cherished, cherished book covers.

Anne of Green Gables and Godzilla -- the Japanese love them both

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 11.10.2013 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

Green Gables Heritage Site lies on the edge of Cavendish. The jewel of the site is the simple white farmhouse with green trim -- the farmhouse that belonged to cousins of Lucy Maud Montgomery's grandmother and that served as the setting for Montgomery's classic Anne of Green Gables.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 17: Riding the Orphan Train

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 06.27.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

What a lovely book. Christina Baker Kline does an impressive job of capturing the voice of not one, but two, very different children.

Our Favorite Teen Novels

Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

The "Sweet Valley High" books hit e-readers last week, and while twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are getting introduced to a whole new set of fa...

What Would [Insert YA Heroine Here] Do?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

By Brenna Clarke Gray for BookRiot: Sometimes, when faced with difficult real life situations, I find myself wondering how my favourite young adult...

The ‘Wrinkle In Time’ Effect: Which Book Heroine Did You Want To Be?

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Whether you fell asleep at night clutching a copy of Ramona Quimby or Gone With The Wind, the books we read as kids shape the women we become -- sometimes in complicated ways.

It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol, the All American Melodrama Theatre and Music Hall and Anne of Green Gables, The Chance Theater

James Scarborough | Posted 02.05.2012 | Los Angeles
James Scarborough

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10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected

Posted 12.06.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire Anyone who has ever wanted to work in a creative field, be it writing, painting or playing music has been told they’d better deve...

Christina Hendricks Discusses the Three Best Things in Life: Jon Hamm, Ryan Gosling, and Pie

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Christina Hendricks has the old-world, but never old, sex appeal of our Marilyn, and is perhaps our first red-headed pin-up since Rita Hayworth. And she has major acting chops.