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Unnatural Death

Classics Challenge #6 – A classic crime story

Unnatural Death, by Dorothy Sayers

After enjoying Dorothy Sayer’s Strong Poison with last year’s classics challenge, I knew I had to pick up another Wimsey novel for the crime category.  476 more words


At the Back of the North Wind

Classics Challenge #5- A children’s classic

At the Back of the North Wind, by George MacDonald

Some time ago Focus on the Family aired one of their audio dramas: … 600 more words


Mar. Classic Challenge: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

My classic of the month for March was Alice and Wonderland! I’ll be the first one to admit that I was terrified of the animated Disney movie as a child. 307 more words


Agatha Christie’s "Murder on the Orient Express"- book review

This is the first novel by Agatha Christie that I have ever read. ( I know, what have I been doing with my time….?)

I was drawn to this one not only by the knowledge of the recent Kenneth Branagh film adaptation, (which I have not seen) but also by the astonishing loveliness of the embossed Harper Collins cover. 167 more words

Hans Brinker

2018 Classics Challenge #3- A classic by a woman author

Hans Brinker (or The Silver Skates), by Mary Mapes Dodge

Hans Brinker (or The Silver Skates) 532 more words


Back to the Classics Challenge 2018

I was inspired by Jessie @Dwell in Possibility to take part in this year’s Back to the Classics Challenge.

It’s a challenge hosted by Karen @Books and Chocolate… 213 more words

The Classics Club Reading List

I decided to give the Classics Club a go.

I made a list of 50 + classics that I intend to read in the next 5 years. 456 more words