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The Doomsday Connection

“If I expect the worst will happen and then it is the best, I am happily surprised. On the other hand, if I expect the best and the worst happens, I am sorry I didn’t think the worst to begin with.”    Quote by ~Dor… 456 more words


The Charms of My Favorite Authors

In my collection of jewelry are four charms that I wear around my neck on a silver chain. Each charm is imprinted with the name of an author. 322 more words

I Can Not Live Without Books - Thomas Jefferson

Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton

Well, if you are looking for a cheery book, this isn’t for you! But if you want a book that eloquently takes you further and further down a despairing path, you’ve knocked on the right door, much as our enigmatic narrator does when one bleak winter he finds himself stuck and he’s welcomed, well almost, into the Frome’s home. 590 more words

Books I Have Read

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

Weekly Posts

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

Weekly Posts

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! 718 more words

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