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the guernsey literary and potato peel pie society

There are many answers I give to the question what’s your favorite book, but for the last five years The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows has been the first title on my tongue. 389 more words

Book Review

Post Script

Just after sex,

You lie on your side

Retiring yourself.

The mop of hair is a little chaotic,

Which suits the talkative smile

That looks a little unhinged from here. 106 more words


Love and Friendship; or, the Rollicking Sensation When Austen's Lady Susan Meets the Silver Screen

I had the amazing opportunity to see Whit Stillman’s Love and Friendship in March at a screening at the Wexner Center for the Arts at Ohio State University. 644 more words

18th Century

“It must be under cover to you.”: Austen and Epistolary Novels

Lady Susan is one of the more complete pieces from Jane Austen’s juvenilia. With that being said, it still has an abrupt ending that one could only wish would have been more thoroughly finished. 810 more words

18th Century

Epistolary Novels

I’m sure you’ve read a novel that featured letters as part of the text but have you tried one that is written entirely in letters? Called epistolary novels, these titles are correspondence the whole way through. 207 more words

Themed Book Lists

7 Variations on the Epistolary Novel | Read It Forward
Moreover, the epistolary novel is commonly defined as a novel made of letters, but it can include any kind of documented communication pertaining to the characters. 116 more words

New Book - New Author (1)

Each year, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) gives out several awards for young adult literature. We won’t find out most of the nominees until next week when the honor books (runners up) and winners are announced at a big conference that’s taking place in Boston. 192 more words

New Books