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Old Favorites are reviews of books that I’ve read before and wanted to revisit. Most Old Favorites are especially well-loved books.

I'm doing a New Year's Review Blitz, attempting to catch up on posting all the reviews I wrote in 2014.

First up are some Old Favorites, from when I was visiting old childhood friends and rereading the Three Investigators series: The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure, The Secret of Skeleton Island, The Mystery of the Fiery Eye, and The Mystery of the Screaming Clock.


All Creatures Great and Small
by James Herriot

Raising Demons
by Shirley Jackson




Imperial Purple
Imperial Purple
by Gillian Bradshaw

Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre
by Charlotte Bronte



The Mystery of the Screaming Clock
The Mystery of the Screaming Clock
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Fiery Eye
The Mystery of the Fiery Eye
by Robert Arthur

The Secret of Terror Castle
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Whispering Mummy
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Green Ghost
by Robert Arthur

The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure
by Robert Arthur

The Secret of Skeleton Island
by Robert Arthur

Over Sea, Under Stone
by Susan Cooper

The Dark Is Rising
by Susan Cooper

Greenwitch
by Susan Cooper

The Grey King
by Susan Cooper
performance by Richard Mitchley

Silver on the Tree
by Susan Cooper
read by Alex Jennings

A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeleine L'Engle
performance by the Author

Sawdust in His Shoes
by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Black and Blue Magic
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Charlotte's Web
by E. B. White
read by the Author



Kilmeny of the Orchard
Kilmeny of the Orchard
by L. M. Montgomery

The Witch of Blackbird Pond
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
by Elizabeth George Speare

The Hero and the Crown
by Robin McKinley