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Marmee’s legacy: the making of a mother in Little Women

By Trix Wilkins (and the wonderful children whose loving efforts furnished this post)

My husband once told me he wasn’t sure the existence of Mothers’ Day was a good idea. 1,451 more words

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Concord, Massachusetts

Historic homes of America’s literary finest! Cute antique shops! A quaint New England town! These are all statements I’ve heard about Concord, Massachusetts. And then, when I saw the Orchard House while watching… 919 more words

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Beth March’s legacy: the bashful beauty of Little Women

By Trix Wilkins

Twenty years after the first time I read Little Women, I’m still discovering new things within it that astonish me. I re-read this beloved classic for the Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge and have been struck afresh by things I hadn’t fully comprehended about Beth March until now – things that challenge me as to what true beauty is. 1,313 more words

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(24) Little Women // Bookish Blurb

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

After reading March I got a hankering to read Little Women again and since I was able to get it for free on my kindle, I did. 540 more words

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If only Little Women…A Comment Challenge and giveaway

By Trix Wilkins

Been thoroughly enjoying being part of In the Bookcase’s Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge this year – and so, in honor of the final week, I’m running a Comment Challenge to give away a copy of  741 more words

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A confrontation with Little Women and Me

By Trix Wilkins

Any attempt to “rewrite” a novel – especially one as well beloved as Little Women – is bound to be polarizing. We either love it or we hate it. 1,095 more words

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Finding gems in The woman behind Little Women

By Trix Wilkins

What a compelling read. I had originally planned to muse over this book throughout the month of the Louisa May Alcott reading challenge. 880 more words

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