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Jane vs Cathy or my review of How to be a Heroine

Samantha Ellis begins her book with a walk near the purported site for the house in Wuthering Heights. Ellis and her friend Emma are arguing over which heroine they found more inspirational. 735 more words

Personal Reflections

Operation Magic Carpet, Polka Theatre

Stories matter. So often they form the very substance of human communication, allowing us to define who we are both for others and for ourselves. They are our window onto what has come before and what lies ahead. 515 more words


Though the last one is not done

I will be selecting my next book because I still haven’t found the time to rewatch the movie for 2:1 seal I got planned for y’all. 107 more words

Personal Reflections

How To Be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This books feels like the blog post was postponing for many years. Samantha Ellis revisits all the women in literature that shaped her life, not only as a writer, but also as a woman. 186 more words


2015 Reading Challenge: A Nonfiction Book

I am usually one who does not read a whole lot of Nonfiction. The majority of the nonfiction I have read in my life were books that were assigned as homework, and this, unfortunately, is still the case today. 814 more words


February Reading Wrap-Up

Hola my friends, Romans and countrymen! The second month of the year is over and done with and I know that time is linear but why does it have to move so rapidly? 1,074 more words


How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much, by Samantha Ellis – A Review

From the desk of Jenny Haggerty:

Those who don’t enjoy reading may assume it’s a solitary activity, and they’d be partly correct because page turning (physical or virtual) is usually done alone. 912 more words