The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

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The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

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toukokuu 2, 2007, 9:03 am

toukokuu 4, 2007, 8:08 am

Not yet but I'm tempted to buy it every time I see it at the bookstore and I put it on my wish list. I've heard good and not so good things. I suppose only time will tell.

toukokuu 4, 2007, 9:20 am

I just finished it recently and I enjoyed it. I found it to be a fresh take on a beloved story. As a kid I always liked to believe that Wonderland was real...and this book tells us that it is. It just isn't what we thought it was. From what I've found on-line The Looking Glass Wars is the first in a trilogy. I am looking forward to the next book to see what happens next.

toukokuu 5, 2007, 2:49 am

I didn't know it was a trilogy but I did read that there was a second book somewhere. Not sure if it's out yet or not. I'll have to get them all now!

toukokuu 7, 2007, 8:49 pm

I had heard good and not-so-good things as well, but I thought it was a really interesting take on Wonderland - and I liked its premise that Lewis Carroll really "dumbed down" Alyss's story for publication and ultimately betrayed her trust. Great idea!

elokuu 9, 2007, 8:44 am

I love The Looking Glass Wars. So creative, great characters. :) Seeing Redd is the sequel, but I was thinking it's not out quite yet.

elokuu 9, 2007, 10:43 am

I read the first book this year. It was a very fresh take on the story. But some parts disappointed me. I'd give it a 3.5 out of 5. It looks like he's set up a story with much potential. I'm interested in seeing where he goes with it. The sequel will be out this month (Seeing Redd).

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elokuu 9, 2007, 9:30 pm

I read The Looking Glass Wars. I really liked it, and all my friends are surprised I did because while one of my friends was reading it, I said things like "Oh, well, it's just a spinoff of Alice In Wonderland. Spinoffs are stupid." and "The original is always so much better.Spinoffs usually stink.". But I liked it so much, that I finished it in the span of 3 days.
Is Seeing Redd really coming out this month? OMG..

elokuu 10, 2007, 11:53 am

I just looked on amazon -- Seeing Redd has a release date of August 21st. :D

elokuu 18, 2007, 2:12 pm

I just bought Seeing Redd got it just in time to bring it with me on vacation...well maybe. Its definately in the serious contender pile. Now I just have to pack and see how much room I have remaining in my suitcase for books.

toukokuu 18, 2008, 11:53 am

I really liked the looking glass wars but seeing redd was a dissapointment. The first stayed with me a lot longer, and I'd advise people that enjoyed it to not read the sequel.

kesäkuu 11, 2008, 11:43 pm

Seeing Redd was certainly not as good as the first book. It seemed more focused on writing out sound effects than it was on developing characters and plots. ::sigh:: so few sequels get it right.

huhtikuu 4, 2009, 4:10 pm

I've read the whole series at least 5 times by now! I am totally psyched for the third book! It's an amazing series and if you haven't read it yet, do it, now.