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Great Expectations : Closing Thoughts

(Note: This post was written more than 2 months ago, but somehow I forgot to publish it.)

I finished Great Expectations some time ago, more than a month ago actually.  541 more words


Classic & Re-Read: "Emma" by Jane Austen

Two birds with one stone in this post! Each challenge has slightly different questions, so this’ll make for an interesting review and discussion of Jane Austen’s  916 more words


Book Review: Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, tells the tale of a group of young boys stranded on a desert island. With fine weather and a plentiful supply of fresh fruit and water they initially relish the freedom from adult control and enjoy their tranquil surroundings. 466 more words

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Reading Jane Eyre

For 2016, I’m concentrating on re-reading in an effort to really know books rather than just rack up a count of books read, and I just finished my third reading of… 2,563 more words


The Secret Garden - Classics Challenge 2016 #1

Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Published: 1911

My Rating: 4/5 stars


When 10 year old Mary Lennox is orphaned after a cholera epidemic, she moves from her home in India to live with her uncle in a manor on the Yorkshire Moors. 651 more words


2016 Bookish Resolutions & Reading Challenges

READ 50 BOOKS || Easy peasy. I’ve been doing this every year. It’s always a challenge to see if it’ll get done, what with agenting and all. 645 more words


New Year Reading Resolutions


Happy New Year!! Earlier this week I posted my top ten books of 2015. Now its time for another typical post for the season…the new year resolutions. 317 more words