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Lying Readers

I’ve no idea why anyone would lie about reading the Fifty Shades trilogy. I’d think the opposite would be true. 11 more words


If you have sex, you will get pregnant and you will die

Double Review: Madame Bovary and Tess of the D’Urbervilles

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Victorian-era woman who gets her hoe on will get her divine comeuppance.   595 more words

Book Review

January Wrap-Up and February TBR

I think I am in a reading slump. Out of my January TBR of 6 books I only finished two…

Shocking… I know.

It was a difficult month all round. 324 more words

YA Fiction

War & Peace

So far I am in love with Russian classic literature.   I’ve only read a few books like Anna Karenina (my favorite), Crime & Punishment and… 72 more words

Classical Music Stories: Wuthering Heights

Divertimento for Strings No. 4 by Antonio Salieri

Quartetto Amati

Young Catherine Linton is wandering out on the moors, basking in the beauty of nature and birdsong. 69 more words


50 Books to Read Before You Die

I read an unsettling, if not disturbing, article from Quartz recently. It was a data-driven, statistical take on the big/small picture of your life, how many years you have left and the amount you can physically and intellectually consume, the few meaningful relationships you can expect to still create and the number of books you may complete between now and the day you die. 302 more words

These Ladies Led the Way

I felt another list coming on, and I decided to choose my favorite classic women authors. Here are the novels I love:

  1. Any of Jane Austen’s novels.
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