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Some reviews cause I felt like it

Hi bookies! Long time no see. Guess who is back! (It’s me, duh.)

So as a celebration for the comeback of the worst blogger ever, let’s start with a few books I liked, in no particular order. 449 more words


Musing on The Brontë Sisters

We cannot talk of Victorian literature without mentioning the Brontë Dynasty; Sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë. In my moments of wool-gathering recently, I reminisced on their contributions to literature, I thought about how these clergyman’s daughters expressed outstanding understanding of society, the passion and insight they give about the realities of their time. 1,241 more words


So, Flannery O'Connor and Heathcliff Walk Into a Bar: 'Dear Reader' by Mary O'Connell

Today we are traveling to Manhattan by way of Connecticut.

Mary O’Connell’s Dear Reader was a strange book. It could have been strangely wonderful, but fell just a tiny bit short for me. 899 more words


British Books Challenge

Hello Everyone!

I am very excited to announce that I will be taking part in the British Books Challenge for 2017! Each month I will be required to review at least one book written by a British author. 152 more words


Monday Muse: The Thrilling Conclusion!

Hey, guys! Welcome to today’s Monday Muse! And welcome to the conclusion of my month-and-a-half long Brontë-off! Three sisters, three books, one winner!

Now, I really did come up with a points system for this. 1,929 more words

Popular Baby Names in Classic Literature

According to the most recent data from the Social Security Administration, new parents are choosing names once prominent from the 18th through the early 20th centuries. 509 more words

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