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Miss Billy

August 28, 2007

The Miss Billy books are kind of hysterical. I mean, okay, Eleanor Porter has her plot elements that she’s really attached to, and she absolutely cannot resist a romantic misunderstanding, especially if it involves some noble (on a small scale) self-sacrifice. But this is ridiculous. There are three books but only approximately two books-worth of plot. And while the first book, Miss Billy, has about two books-worth of plot itself, Miss Billy’s Decision and Miss Billy Married each basically recycle the second half of Miss Billy in different ways. Not that I didn’t thoroughly enjoy all three books, but I was a little frustrated at times.
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