Author Archives: Miss Sneyd

Books I Read During the First Half of 2017

January: • Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope, read by various readers for LibriVox.org — Phineas Finn was not so bad in the book as in the TV series. He is not so whiny and is more upright. I did not … Continue reading

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“But indeed I would rather have nothing but tea.”

“I had a little tea party, This afternoon at three; ’Twas very small, Three guests in all, Just I, myself, and me. “Myself ate up the sandwiches,         While I drank up the tea, ’Twas also I … Continue reading

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Books I Read in November & December 2016

In November I read: • The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan — I read this one aloud to some of my siblings, who enjoyed it immensely. It is funny and exciting. It is something of a mystery story, too, and … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

“Birds of a feather flock together.” My family has quite a variety of chicken breeds, but these Silver Laced Wyandottes do like to stick together.

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Books I Read in September & October 2016

In September I read: • Doctor Thorne, by Anthony Trollope, read by Nicholas Clifford for LibriVox.org — Doctor Thorne is the third of Anthony Trollope’s “Barsetshire” novels. Subsequent to these novels, Anthony Trollope wrote his six political “Palliser” novels. There … Continue reading

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Books I Read in August 2016

• The Family Under the Bridge, by Natalie Savage Carlson, pictures by Garth Williams — I picked this up at the library because I recognized the illustrator. I read it to a few of my younger siblings and we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Books I Read in July 2016

• Conceived in Liberty, Volume 4 — The Revolutionary War, 1775-1784, by Murray Rothbard, read by Dr. Floy Lilley. — The last book of the series. It was very interesting to see how English politics affected the process and outcome … Continue reading

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