Top Ten Tuesday (132): Books with Under 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

TTT starsTop Ten Tuesdays is a meme hosted by the Broke and the Bookish.  This week the topic is

Top Ten Books with Under 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

  1. The Last Cavalier by Alexandre Dumas:  I suppose its being unfinished accounts somewhat for its not being popular, but wasn’t it exciting to learn a new Dumas work had been found?
  2. Shakespeare Inside: The Bar Behind Bars by Amy Scott-Douglass: A fascinating look at what performing Shakespeare means to some U.S. inmates.
  3. Fantasists on Fantasy ed. by Robert H. Boyer and Kenneth J. Zahorski: A compilation of literary theory by the writers of fantasy themselves from J. R. R. Tolkien to Ursula K. LeGuin.
  4. The Maid’s Tragedy by Beaumont and Fletcher: Amintor marries Evadne at the behests of the king, only to discover Evadne is the king’s mistress.  But can Amintor seek justice against the monarch?
  5. Across the Miles: Tales of Correspondence by L. M. Montgomery: One of several anthologies containing some of Montgomery’s short stories.
  6. The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd: A new book from the author of A Snicker of  Magic.
  7. Otter Loves Halloween! by Sam Garton: A charming picture book wherein Otter finds Halloween a little too scary!
  8. Dante’s Daughter by Kimberley Heuston: A YA book that imagines the life of Dante’s daughter Antonia.
  9. The Wonder Clock by Howard Pyle: A collection of fairy tales.  If you like traditional stories of princes and princesses, clever animals, and speaking bears–this is the book for you.
  10. The Laughing Cavalier by Baroness Orczy: The Scarlet Pimpernel is just one in a series.  This tells the story of one of Percy’s ancestors.

10 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (132): Books with Under 2000 Ratings on Goodreads

  1. Jamie Wu says:

    Howard Pyle… that’s a name I’ve not heard for a long time. I only know him from his Robin Hood stories.
    I didn’t know that Dumas wrote anything outside the Musketeer stories and Monte Cristo. A quick look at wiki tells me I’m very, very wrong. More things to explore!


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