Tags » Marriage Plot

The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price Purveyor of Superior Funerals

I thought this was going to be a romance.

I picked it from my TBR shelves so I could check off the “romance” square on my book bingo card.   457 more words

Book Review

The marriage plot

Unlike most readers, I didn’t admire Dorothea Brooke the first time I read Middlemarch. Instead, I wanted to be honest, intelligent Mary Garth. Mary is plain, in contrast to Dorothea and Rosamond Vincy, the novel’s other leading ladies. 685 more words


Review: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Title: Sense and Sensibility
Author: Jane Austen
Date Published: 1811
Date Read: October 2015
Format Read: Kindle format
Rating: 4/5

N.B. I read this book as part of my participation in… 657 more words


Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

How much do we really know about each other?

C.J. and I will celebrate 20 years together late in 2016, but do even long-term couples like us really know each other? 768 more words

Book Review