An unknown publisher has used Amazon's CreateSpace to make a new, three-in-one volume of L.M. Montgomery’s classic "Anne of Green Gables" series with a bold re-imagining of Anne's look on the cover. Reactions are more or less as expected.
"Perhaps in American cinema, women have typically been reduced to types like mom, girlfriend, or victim. But in the Y.A. books of our youth, they are far more complex, and more thoroughly drawn."
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Still looking for a vacation destination this summer? 2008 is the centennial anniversary of L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, the girl Mark Twain called "the dearest, and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice." You can attend the L. M. Montgomery Festival and see Anne & Gilbert: The Musical (warning: exuberant fiddling). Or if you can't make it all the way to P.E.I., you can Blog About Anne.