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Book Boyfriend #15: Mr. Darcy—Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

I will spend the next several posts counting down my top “book boyfriends” and gushing about their their merits! While the remainder of my list consists of characters from young adult and new adult novels, I’ve borrowed the topic of this post—Mr. 377 more words

Pride, Prejudice and a Walk about the Parlor

Day 23 in primping for Mickey

It’s Labor Day today.  My treat, for three successful weeks of making better choices and blogging about it, is to watch… 173 more words

Reading and Growing: 10 Books That Shaped and Changed Me

A friend challenged me this week to make a list of ten books that have affected my life in some way or helped me grow personally. 825 more words

Leo Tolstoy

The Dilemma: Books to Movies

Yeah, if everyone could just stop publishing their books for the next two to three years, that’d be great. My to-read lists are so long. I haven’t counted, but I really wouldn’t be surprised if it was close to 1,000 books total if I were to put all of my to-read lists together. 893 more words

Interview With Sarah Lantz, Continued

Sarah Lantz is the primary benefactor of the Shelton College.  She also teaches an English class for girls here at the school.  This is a continuation of the transcript of the interview she gave to Shelton College Quarterly (“SCQ”) in August of 2014.  954 more words


Daily Friendship Quote

There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.

- Jane Austen


Austen in August Challenge Wrap-up

Lost Generation Reader sponsored an Austen in August reading challenge for those who wanted to read something by, about, or related to Jane Austen during the month of August. 89 more words