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Every Savage Can Dance

The Holiday season is upon us. Hopefully you meet friends and family and get to eat lots of wonderful food. Two hundred years ago these festivities would have offered many opportunities to dance. 494 more words

Regency Dancing

What Did C.S. Lewis do on his Birthdays? An Eleventy-Sixth Birthday Inquiry that Failed

On the occasion of his eleventy-seventh birthday, I thought I would replay a post I did on a previous birthday. Partly, it’s a way to capture this great thinker and writer on his birthday. 1,320 more words

C.S. Lewis

Books Read in 2015: 53. Persuasion - Jane Austen

Genre: Romance, Classics

Narrative Style: third person

Rating: 3/5

Published: 1818

Format: Paperback

Reading Challenges: TBR Challenge

Time on Shelf: I’m not really sure where this copy of Persuasion came from – my husband wasn’t sure either – but it was definitely with us when we moved to this house 8 years ago and quite possibly has lived with us for a lot longer. 302 more words

Book Reviews

Author Profile: Jane Austen (1775-1817)

It would be inaccurate to call Jane Austen one of the greatest female novelists in the English language: she is, quite simply, one of the greatest novelists, male or female, in the history of English literature. 565 more words



In Our Time: Series 18, Episode 8

All the fun in a Jane Austen novel is in the working out of the characters’ problems and not in actually arriving at the conclusion itself.   1,100 more words

In Our Time

Review: "Of Noble Family" by Mary Robinette Kowal

Final Rating: Five cups of glorious, slightly tearful tea.

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Ahh, yes; my fondest weakness: Regency-era fiction. And not only that, but Regency-era fiction  1,751 more words

Book Reviews

Vlog: Thanks to the Authors!

In which Jenn thanks several authors for their literary input–and impact–to the world!

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