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The Most Famous Book Set in Each State

Reblogged from Mental Floss.

The Afternoon Map by Jason English…

Maps like these are designed to get people arguing in the comments. So, have at it. 11 more words

Books

Rewards of Blogging: The Liebster Award

I’m excited to announce that Sitting in the Stacks is nominated for the Liebster Award. Technically being nominated means you have won, as there isn’t a prize besides the love of blogging. 1,744 more words

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World Book Day

Today, April 23, is World Book Day. Celebrate by reading a book. Or buying a book. I’m sharing a few of my favorites, along with purchase links, in the event you’d like to race off to buy one to celebrate World Book Day. 103 more words

Book-to-Film Comparison: Robert Young's 1997 Jane Eyre

Back in early 2011, As part of my quest to prepare for the release of Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre adaptation, I decided to watch as many of the previous films as possible to give me some context. 260 more words

19th Century British Fiction

Quotable Harriet Beecher Stowe

 American writer, Harriet Beecher Stowe, who stirred up abolitionist feelings a decade before the Civil War with her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, offers insightful bits of wisdom. 99 more words

Whimsical Words

Who is in My Back Pocket?

In an effort to organize the craziness that is my writing/reading/professional editing career, I tried to stack my unfinished books in a pile to figure out how to get through them. 476 more words

Writing

Book-to-Film Comparison: Jane Eyre, 1983 BBC Production

Back in early 2011, As part of my quest to prepare for the release of Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre adaptation, I decided to watch as many of the previous films as possible to give me some context. 716 more words

19th Century British Fiction