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This Week in Books (February 21)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost & Found my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I am reading this week. A similar meme is run by… 382 more words

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First Chapter ~ First Paragraph (February 13)

Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, from Tuesday/First Chapter/Intros, hosted by Vicky from I’d Rather Be At The Beach who posts the opening paragraph (sometime two) of a book she decided to read based on the opening. 246 more words

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Reading Ethan Frome from a cold distance

I chose Ethan Frome because I’ve read it more times than any other book. It’s a story that continuously surprises me with its subtlety and detail. 578 more words


Book a Day: Ethan Frome

Unofficially, I have moved from reading one book a day to a book every other day. I’m just too scheduled in the evening to have time to snuggle down before bed and finish a novel each night. 447 more words


Classics that Make and Break You:: A Response

Today’s post is a response to a YouTube video from Lesley on the Wordsofareader channel, which you can watch here. It’s a discussion about classic literature; which ones have you read and loved, and which would you call your literary nemesis! 719 more words


An Unending Winter: Ethan Frome

“ Life is the saddest thing there is, next to death….”- Edith Wharton

In my last blog post I had written about Summer, Edith Wharton’s novella set in New England which along with Ethan Frome marks a departure in her writing from her usual subject matter of New York high society.

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Ethan Frome - Edith Warton

Happy new year, everyone! Ethan Frome is my first read of 2018, and it is also my re-read for the 2018 Back to the Classics… 456 more words