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Good Ol' Plain Jane

“Governments and fashions come and go, but Jane Eyre is for all time” – Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair

Jane Eyre – written by Charlotte Brontë and published in 1847 under the name Currer Bell – has been around for almost 200 years, so there are plenty of discussion questions floating around on the internet. 727 more words

Reader, I married THIS BOOK

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

Ladies and un-ladies, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre… 190 more words

review: "the unlikely pilgrimage of harold fry" by rachel joyce

Released: July 2012


Blurb: Harold Fry is convinced that he must deliver a letter to an old friend in order to save her, meeting various characters along the way and reminiscing about the events of his past and people he has known, as he tries to find peace and acceptance.


Carol Dweck Crash Course Book Club

One of our assignments as undergraduate fellows at Reasoning Mind is to participate in a book club to learn more about educational research. For the past seven weeks, the PRIME fellows have been meeting to discuss Carol Dweck’s book “Self-Theories” which discusses ideas of intelligence, how they are influenced by different types of praise, and how they affect student motivation. 506 more words

My Life in Books

Any religious ELLEUK reader out there will automatically recognise the title ‘My Life in Books’. It is a monthly feature in their magazine that I’ve always found very interesting. 662 more words


My Reading List

I have quite a stack of books on my nightstand because my reading list is a little long. Since I was little, I’ve always been an avid book reader. 680 more words

Book Club

Book choice: The book thief

Markus Zusak’s The book thief is the second book I decided to read from my most recent book order. I guess I picked it as my new book to read because the movie came out last year – still haven’t seen it – and my friends told me good things about it. 118 more words