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Book Review: Delightful Secrets of the Nutcracker by Julian Adair

Genre: Children/Christmas/Holiday Pages: 32 Publication Date: November 7, 2017 Rating:  out of 5 This book was given for free, courtesy by NetGalley. The descendants of Klara Stahlbaum come together on Christmas in 1908. Young Marie learns about the legend of “The Hard Nut” and its affect on Frederick and the Rat Queen. She can’t help but be entranced by…… Continue reading Book Review: Delightful Secrets of the Nutcracker by Julian Adair

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Book Review: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann

Genre: Children/Holiday/Christmas/Fantasy Pages: 138 Publication Date: December 1, 2017 (Original: 1816) Rating:  out of 5 Theme: Kindness, Helping others, Friendship It’s Christmas time and Godfather Drosselmeier has another round of unique gifts to share. There is one gift that captures little Mary’s attention though – a nutcracker. It is meant to be shared among the family, but since Mary has…… Continue reading Book Review: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann