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Featured Poem: Alice in the Wasteland

Featured Poem: Alice in the Wasteland

In Ann Lauterbach‘s eighth book of poetry, Or to Begin Again, she presents a long narrative poem: “Alice in the Wasteland.” As the title implies, the poem is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s great heroine and T.S. Eliot’s modernist poem “The Waste Land.” You needn’t have read “The Waste Land” in order to appreciate “Alice in […]

Posted March 5, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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Hourglass by Claudia Gray

Hourglass by Claudia Gray

Fans of vampire fiction know that Edward and Bella have it pretty tough in Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight Saga. And how about the drama plaguing Buffy and vampire-with-a-soul Angel in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer? These dramatic, star-crossed romances pale in comparison to the troubles facing Lucas and Bianca in Claudia Gray’s best-selling Evernight […]

Posted March 4, 2010 by Sara in Book Review / 0 Comments
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The Annotated Alice

The Annotated Alice

A week of celebration about Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland wouldn’t be complete without a recommendation of a title that will tell you absolutely everything you ever wanted to know about Alice, Wonderland, and everything in between. The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition was compiled and written by Martin Gardner. It is the complete version of […]

Posted March 4, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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Cover Comparison: The Lonely Hearts Club & Abbey Road

Cover Comparison: The Lonely Hearts Club & Abbey Road

Today, we’re doing a cover comparison between our March Book of the Month The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg and The Beatles’ Abbey Road album. Why, you ask? For starters, Eulberg’s book draws heavily on the Beatles — including the title, character names, and loads of song references throughout. But more importantly — as […]

Posted March 4, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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Go beyond Wonderland with The Looking Glass Wars

Go beyond Wonderland with The Looking Glass Wars

All this week, we’re featuring goodies from Alice in Wonderland, leading up to Friday’s release of the new movie. Today, we’re going beyond Wonderland to introduce you to another book series that offers a different twist on Lewis Carroll’s stories … The Looking Glass Wars Trilogy by Frank Beddor The three novels are: The Looking […]

Posted March 4, 2010 by Sara in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
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LOST in Wonderland

LOST in Wonderland

A few weeks ago, we posted about ABC’s television show Lost and its many references to literary works. In fact, many LOST fans have created book clubs in hopes of locating some hidden meanings in the novels mentioned on the show. A great new article over at EW.com compares the hit show to Alice in […]

Posted March 4, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
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“Mad as a Hatter”…For Desktop Wallpapers!

“Mad as a Hatter”…For Desktop Wallpapers!

All this week, we at Novel Novice are celebrating the release of Alice in Wonderland with a wonderful collection of posts related to Lewis Carroll’s unforgettable stories and its many movie adaptations. Today, we’re sharing a gallery of Alice in Wonderland desktop wallpapers created by our very own Stephanie! Two sizes are available for download: standard, which […]

Posted March 3, 2010 by in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
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