The Secret Garden (Hardcover, 2008, Oxford University Press, USA) 4 stars

Ten-year-old orphan Mary Lennox is sent to live in a largely uninhabited mansion on the …

Started out good and then just went flat

2 stars

So, only after reading the whole thing did I learn that this is supposed to be a kid's book, but like...I dunno. It kinda sucks? The prose is very good, to the point where the first half of the book is excellent, but then everyone's problems are solved by the magical powers of the outdoors and positive thinking and then the book ends.