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Cynthia Ozick, Heir to the Glimmering World

Heir to the Glimmering World by Cynthia Ozick

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

{Spoilers abound below. This is a novel as profound as those of its sources—Austen, Dickens, Eliot, James—it cannot be spoiled by a mere recitation of its events. 1,342 more words


Things that deserve our gratitude. 11/08/15

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.”

~ Cynthia Ozick

Quotes 2015

GRATITUDE- The only thing that matters

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”

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Word Power

I tried an experiment in one of my writing classes this past week. We’re talking about the power of words and learning to, as Francine Prose writes in her book… 504 more words


Words that Dance

Sometimes when I’m reading a passage the words dance right off the page and into my heart.  At other times, I may read pages and pages or even entire books without having this happen at all.  1,033 more words

"The Shawl" by Cynthia Ozick

It’s really interesting that this and the last book I read a few days ago both center around a Jewish woman mourning the loss of a child. 658 more words


Baking for Bookworms: Oatmeal Cookies from The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick

Cynthia Ozick’s book is a veritable treasure trove of unique Baking for Bookworms worthy dishes. It’s not that there’s such an amazing number of dishes mentioned, but the ones in the book are just such a far cry from eggs and toast. 561 more words

Baking For Bookworms