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LITTLE WOMEN by Louisa May Alcott | Review

The enduring popularity and praise of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has intrigued me for some time. I couldn’t help but wonder what made this classic American novel stand out among its neighbors, particularly since it initially seemed to be a simple story about four sisters living during the Civil War. 868 more words


Inspiration from Little Women

Go then, my Little Book, and show to all

That entertain, and bid thee welcome shall,

What thou dost keep close shut up in thy breast;

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Let's Get Literal - Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

List Item: Read 100 of the greatest works of fiction
Progress: 34/100Title: Little Women
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Year: 1868-9
Country: USA

I hate spoilers. 671 more words

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The best of times on the best of budgets

In the footsteps of the Little Women March sisters

By Trix Wilkins

One of the things I’ve learned from Little Women is the right company and a bit of innovation go a long way! 429 more words

Civil War Hospitals Were Enough to Make You Sick

When people find out that I wrote the non-fiction companion to Mercy Street, the PBS series set in a Union hospital during the American Civil War, they almost always ask me whether the show gets the historical details right. 1,050 more words


love week | fictional guys i'd totally marry.

Hello all!  Welcome to the week of Valentine’s Day, which usually finds me and my single friends eating chocolate and watching sappy movies.  (The same can probably be said of you, too, if you’re single – don’t even try to lie to me.)  This week, I’m going to be indulging in all things romantic, because even if I’m not in a relationship, I can at least enjoy the fictional people who are, right? 1,989 more words