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#TBT Review: Pride & Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame Smith

Category: Fiction

Published: 2009

Read: 2009

Score: 5/5

Synopsis: An expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem. As our story opens, a mysterious plague has fallen upon the quiet English village of Meryton—and the dead are returning to life! 332 more words


My Reading Life

I realized this morning that I have never put a post up of why I love reading or anything about my life of books.

I have always been a reader. 438 more words


Life Class by Gilli Allan

LIFE CLASS was a title waiting for a book. The only problem? I didn’t have a plot, or characters … or anything. I had attended a ‘life class’ (drawing or painting a nude model) for many years, and had thought it would be a great title for a novel for almost as long (way before Pat Barker published hers). 1,201 more words


What's New Tuesdays---Nov 24, 2015

Once again, we are back with some new books. Tuesdays are one of the best days, because I get to add to my shelves (or piles on the floor) new and fun books that I am excited to read. 701 more words


A Death in Oxford 11/17

I read a paperback after the long time…      I tried to read more longer one, but it made me sleepy. So, I started to read the shorter one. 70 more words


New in Paperback: The Country of Ice Cream Star - Sandra Newman

I read an interesting article in Wired earlier this month in which David Mitchell talks about the false dichotomy between genre and literary fiction. In part, he observes: 454 more words


Those Thrifty, Nifty Dover Classics

For those of us who splurge and buy books to hoard on our shelves so we always have a lovely bit of paged delight at our fingertips, probably don’t consider the paperback, easy-on-the-pocketbook editions of Dover as ones we trot out and buy. 196 more words