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Captivating Covers [#10]

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Hello, my loves! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted this meme, but don’t worry, I did not forget about it. 239 more words


So, about that Austen chick...

Last weekend, I finished reading my first ever Jane Austen novel.  It was all Tricia’s fault.

A couple of weeks ago, she had made a passing reference to… 1,098 more words


Monthly Book Club

I don’t really read ‘sophisticated’ books, however I do spend a lot of my time with my nose in one or another ‘non-sophisticated’ book. It never used to be this way – I often read above the stereotypical books other people of my age used to read. 311 more words


The Brontë Plot by Katherine Reay

About the Book:
Author: Katherine Reay
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (HarperCollins)
Source: Publisher Provided ARC
Publication Date: 2015
Find the Review elsewhere:
Amazon ǀ Blogger… 702 more words


Week 28 - Austenland


The rain is softly falling,

Quiet notes of country music fill my ears.

Things are familiar, and warm.

My hands feel small as they turn the pages, 52 more words

I Wish I had Skipped That Book

This is a tale of books that I wish I had skipped.  This is about the flip side of books I love.  This is about the books that annoyed me, insulted me, or I merely couldn’t finish. 937 more words

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Row80 mid-week check in - Confessions

He: What are you reading?
Me: The Old Curiosity Shop
He: Is that Cyberpunk?
Me: 19th century. Charles Dickens.
He: (silence)
He: What did you think of 50 Shades of Gray? 1,026 more words