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Maurice: A Review

Take your heteronormativity and shove it.

Maurice by E.M. Forster is truly a hidden treasure. Written in 1912-13 but only published (by his request) after Forster’s death in 1971, … 529 more words

Book Review

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Published by:   Dover Publications; Third Edition edition (October 21, 1994)


Format:  Paperback

Pages: 166

Purchase: Amazon

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Review and character analysis: An Old-Fashioned Girl

I’ll be honest. The first several paragraphs of this post are me sharing my random thoughts and research about Louisa May Alcott, and the random things that happened leading up to me joining the LMA reading challenge. 1,324 more words

Summer Reading List

Even though I’m already a couple weeks into my summer vacation, I’ve just completed my Summer Reading List. I won’t have tons of time to devote to reading during my summer vacation, unfortunately. 605 more words


The Famous Five, Enid Blyton

Who were you? Anne or George?

Yes, I’m talking Enid Blyton’s Famous Five. I had a conversation with my daughter about it on the weekend. I found out that yes I am indeed a terrible mother: my daughter has never read any of the Famous Five. 524 more words

Classic Lit

Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

A couple of weeks ago I re-read Jane Eyre for only the second time – the first time was when I was about nineteen. It’s taken me that long to get back to it because I had (I now realise) a completely erroneous memory of it. 1,079 more words