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Writer In Bloom - looking to Louisa May Alcott for strength and inspiration

This is the first of what I hope will be many guest posts by the several talented writers, teachers and scholars who follow this blog. You all have much to say and I enjoy sharing it on this blog. 1,022 more words

Louisa May Alcott

bad advice

“I judge a book by the impression it makes and leaves in my mind, by the feelings solely as I am no scholar.–—A story that touches and moves me, I can make others read and believe in.–—What I like is conciseness in introducing the characters, getting them upon the stage and into action as quickly as possible.–—Then I like a story of constant action, bustle and motion,–—Conversations and descriptive scenes are delightful reading when well drawn but are too often skipped by the reader who is anxious to see what they do next, and it’s folly to write what will be skipped in reading …. 125 more words

Roger W. Smith

Listening to read

This blog post is from Louise, a library assistant at Morley library.

As Leeds Libraries moved across to Borrowbox for Ebooks and Audiobooks, I downloaded the app onto my iPhone to get a feel for it, to have a good look about it so that I could better understand how it works. 1,376 more words

Books

26. 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott

For the second year in a row, I’m participating in the Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge. This year is also special because it marks the 150th anniversary of Alcott’s most beloved novel of all time. 1,304 more words

Reviews

Little Women Reading Journal: Little Women (Part 1, Chapters 6-10)

By Trix Wilkins

And so the Little Women Reading Journal for the Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge continues – with Beth enjoying the piano at the “mansion of bliss,” Amy and Jo having a tussle over going to the theater with Laurie, and that wonderful secret writing society… 1,796 more words

Little Women

Little Women Character Review: John Brooke

*Warning: This post contains spoilers in regards to the narrative and characters from the book Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Read at your own risk if you have not read the book or have seen any of the adaptations. 397 more words

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