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It's Spring! Sense and Sensibility

So far been mostly a cold spring — there was a bit of snow yesterday and also early this morning but usually like to read (re-read) Austen’s Sense and Sensibility in the early spring.   50 more words

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Watch Wednesday #35: Three Great Book-to-Film Adaptations

Yesterday we talked Harry Potter‘s theatrical adaptation and the music that went along with it.  This had me thinking about other book-to-film adaptations.  Translating novels into cinema has been common practice since the earliest realms of the film industry, and with  619 more words

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The Charms of My Favorite Authors

In my collection of jewelry are four charms that I wear around my neck on a silver chain. Each charm is imprinted with the name of an author. 322 more words

I Can Not Live Without Books - Thomas Jefferson

Sense and Sensibility - Review

“Sense will always have attractions for me.” ~ Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen

It’s hard not to give way to preconceived expectations based on past experience, at least for me, in my reading.

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Wednesday Trivia Question

Mark Williams played a Danish catering officer named Olaf Petersen on what comedy series? 218 more words

Wednesday Trivia Question

Classics that Make and Break You:: A Response

Today’s post is a response to a YouTube video from Lesley on the Wordsofareader channel, which you can watch here. It’s a discussion about classic literature; which ones have you read and loved, and which would you call your literary nemesis! 719 more words


Digression: Best laid plans and reflections at the end of the year (2017).

Holiday season always seems hectic, no matter how much mum and I try to prepare, pare down our list and divide up the different tasks it’s still a long list of did you send that card, we need one more gift card, if you mail these out tomorrow will they arrive on time?   428 more words

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