Anne of Green Gables

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Re: Anne of Green Gables series

Post by MsMartha » 27 Jul 2016, 16:38

I read these a long time ago and enjoyed them all. I've been considering reading them again.

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Post by Ruptain » 31 Jul 2016, 17:51

Wonderful series. My parents always told me I had the same personality and...ahem...fire, as Anne. They were and still are a brilliant childhood memory, and I have them to this day. Maybe I need to go back and reread them, since it has been a few years.

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Post by barb429 » 31 Jul 2016, 19:02

I used to love this series! I first saw the movie in school and knew that I had to go read the books. I haven't read them in years, maybe I will again one of these days, they bring back such fond memories.

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Post by kimmyschemy06 » 01 Aug 2016, 21:14

I found the first book, Anne of Green Gables, at a second hand bookstore when I was in college. I just LOVED it! So, I began my search for the rest of the series and I found them in 2006 in eBay. So, yes, I read all of them and I love them all. Anne Shirley is just so endearing. I still have the books in my shelves and my daughters are reading them and loving them as much as I do.

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Post by csimmons032 » 08 Apr 2017, 18:28

I am currently reading the first book of Anne of Green Gables and I also love it. I find her hyper attitude to be so funny when I am reading. Sometimes I think most of us should speak our minds more often like Anne Shirley does.

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Post by BookishBookkeeping » 30 May 2017, 22:01

I read through all of the books and loved each one in its own right. I will always love Anne and would have loved to have read a final book about her in her old age, but each book is so well written and each character so memorable. After reading these and watching every movie out there on them it always made me long to live on Prince Edward Island.

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Post by csimmons032 » 01 Jun 2017, 19:55

Has anyone watched the new show Anne With an E on Netflix which is about Anne of Green Gables? I was just wondering if it is anything like the books. I am thinking about starting it up to see if it is any good.

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Post by BethStavros » 07 Jun 2017, 15:11

I just recently got hooked on this books--And I'm 30. I know, a little late. But seriously. I just finished Anne of Avolnea, and immediately bought Anne of the Island. In response to the contrast of this book with "current teen reads," I find the capability of the characters to be really intriguing. Adults trust the teenagers in it to be competent and responsible contributors to their community. I wonder what would happen if we eased off on helicopter parenting, and went back in that direction. I remember much of my early rebellion came from being treated like a child long after I stopped being one.

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Post by 0719672189 » 25 Jul 2017, 15:00

Such great books to read captures innocence that is so great that we all want to believe still exists.

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Post by Palfree » 29 Sep 2017, 12:20

I love the Anne of Green Gables books! I was skeptical when my grandmother recommended the book when i was 12. When I read it i liked it so much I read the whole series! :techie-studyinggray:

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Post by Mely918 » 03 Jun 2018, 21:38

I completely fell in love with everything about this book. I only ever read the first book, but was captivated by it nonetheless. I longed to find a beautiful place to live in like Anne did.

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Post by palilogy » 10 Jun 2018, 20:46

I had the series in a large hardcover green book. I absolutely loved it as a little girl...until one day there was a giant spider near the bookshelf and I used Anne of Green Gables to crush it to death. I never read the book again...

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Post by Lil Reads » 26 Jun 2018, 15:00

I have the eight book boxed set in storage. I read them back to back in a few months in middle school (the ninth one was published more recently and not in my boxed set). I really wanted to move to Canada when I was reading those.

For some reason, I seem to remember not enjoying Rilla of Ingleside as much as the others, though I'm not sure if that was due to the decade that lapsed in the narrative between the previous one and that one or if it was because we saw Anne grow up over several books and we missed most of Rilla's formative years in that interregnum.
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