Tag Archives: Books

How Reading Made Me a Feminist

Today is Women’s Equality Day, a commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote and a day to acknowledge the courageous women who fought (and who are still fighting) to secure the rights and … Continue reading

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Best Bookish BFF’s and Fictional Friends Everyone Should Have

From Anne Shirley to Dr. Watson to Winnie the Pooh, our favorite fictional characters bring a special something to the relationship that makes us wish they could be our friends in real life. So in honor of Friendship Week, I … Continue reading

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Fictional Felines for World Cat Day

Yesterday was International Cat Day and since I am a lifelong cat lover, I couldn’t let the day go by without penning a few thoughts on the special relationship that cats have with books and literature. But where to start? … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading and Summer Clearance

The weekend’s here, which means more time for reading! (Yay!) This past week, I have been working my way through Orlando by Virginia Woolf with occasional breaks to read Edgar Allan  Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, H. G. Well’s The … Continue reading

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Book Review – Longbourn by Jo Baker

Longbourn by Jo Baker My rating: 2 of 5 stars To be honest, I rarely read any Jane Austen books that aren’t written by Jane Austen. I just find it so hard not to be disappointed when a modern author … Continue reading

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Dreaming of the Field of Dreams

I recently finished a re-read of W. P. Kinsella’s Shoeless Joe, which was the inspiration for the film, Field of Dreams. I have always loved both the book and the movie and I tend to pull out the book when … Continue reading

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Blog Party Book Club Discussion of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

I hope everyone had a chance to finish the book and is as excited as I am for our first Blog Party Book Club discussion! Here’s how this will work. Below is some discussion questions about The Adventures of Sherlock … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author and creator of Sherlock Holmes so it seemed like a good time to touch in about the Blog Party Book Club’s reading of The Adventures of Sherlock … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Week and the Joys of Reading Aloud

This week is Children’s Book Week. It seems so appropriate to me that it should start so soon after Mother’s Day because my mom instilled a love of reading in me by reading to me and my sisters. Of course, … Continue reading

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Weekend Treasuries

Here are three lovely Etsy treasuries of handmade jewelry, original artwork, and other handmade goodies to start your week off right! ‘EtsyLovelies Shipper’ by KSchwDesi Loving them all! So charming. PARIS Burlap Wall ART, Paris… 505Vintage $20 1930’s Vintage NOS … Continue reading

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