Thursday, August 22, 2013

Throwback Thursday (125)

I found this picture of Trinity College Library, and thought it would work for this meme with a little play with lighting and adding the words.

Let's talk about those books already on the shelves, yours or the stores.

I have a post for books I'm looking forward to coming out;
Looking Forward To...
But what about all those wonderful books that are ALREADY on the shelves.

Whether it be on your shelf waiting to be read or on the shelves in the stores waiting for you to give it a good home.

So, I thought I would share a book a week that is just waiting for me to travel through it's world.

Now... where do I start? Lets go by Published Date on the books...

This Week:

I picked this one up because I liked the sound of a twist to a classic, Alice in Wonderland.  But I've not got to it yet. *sigh*

Goodreads Synopsis:
Alyss of Wonderland?
When Alyss Heart, heir to the Wonderland throne, must flee through the Pool of Tears to escape the murderous aunt Redd, she finds herself lost and alone in Victorian London. Befriended by an aspiring author named Lewis Carrol, Alyss tells the violent, heartbreaking story of her young life. Alyss trusts this author to tell the truth so that someone, somewhere will find her and bring her home. But he gets the story all wrong. He even spells her name incorrectly!

Fortunately, Royal Bodyguard Hatter Madigan knows all too well the awful truth of Alyss' story and he is searching every corner of our world to find the lost princess and return her to Wonderland so she may eventually battle Redd for her rightful place as the Queen of Hearts.

The Looking Glass Wars unabashedly challenges our Wonderland assumptions surrounding mad tea parties, grinning Cheshire cats, and a curious little blond girl to reveal an epic battle in the endless war for Imagination.

I've heard back from a few bloggers that they would like to join in this meme post, so I'm adding a Linky for you to join in.  Grab the picture above, and join in.  All I ask, is if you can acknowledge my blog in the post so others know where to come back to 


Blodeuedd said...

The library has the first two so gotta get those

Maja (The Nocturnal Library) said...

I generally try to avoid retellings since I haven't had a single good experience with them, and I dislike fairy tales to begin with, but this sounds so totally out there, I need to see how it's done

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Oh wonderland! I actually do like retellings so read it and let me know if I need it. :)

Mel said...

I like different interpretations of old stories so this really intrigues me! Read it and let me know what it's like! :-)

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Blodeuedd, Ooo, hope you enjoy them when you get them. :)

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Maja, I like when they are completely twisted from the original Fairy Tale, makes it so interesting. But hope you like this one if you give it a go. :) Thank you!

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Melissa (B&T) LOL! I don't know when I'll be able to get to it. *sigh* This TBR pile is sooooo large these days. LOL! Thank you!

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Hey Mel! I'll try to get to day. ;) Thank you!