#62 The Secret of the Old Clock

28 Nov

When I was younger, I tried reading Nancy Drew mysteries.  I tried a few times, actually.  I tried different books in the series, during different seasons of the year, at a few different ages.  No luck.  So when I reached #62 on the Top 100 Children’s Books list, I was worried.  I didn’t want to have a repeat of the times before that I tried to fall in love with these mysteries.  Alas, the opposite came true.  I read The Secret of the Old Clock in one sitting.  With Twitter open to distract me and the beautiful sun shining outside my window, I still devoured this book in a matter of a few hours.  Now if only I had time to continue reading the series. . . .

Any other Nancy Drew lovers out there?  Feel free to leave your comments about the series, good and bad.  I would love to hear from you, my readers!

The Secret of the Old Clock

by Carolyn Keene (pseudonym)

Originally published in 1959


Posted by on November 28, 2010 in Mystery, top 100 children's books


2 responses to “#62 The Secret of the Old Clock

  1. stacy -

    November 29, 2010 at 9:25 am

    I am admitting outloud, on paper (so to speak) that I have never, that’s right never, read a Nancy Drew book. No flogging please.

    • literarywife

      November 29, 2010 at 9:27 am

      Haha, no worries, no flogging coming from this girl, considering it took me 25 years to read one! It would be worth a try, though.


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