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Vinegar Girl: Book Review

“Beware against the sweet person, for sugar has no nutrition”

Rating: 1.5/5

I had such high expectations for this book; good reviews combined with that beautiful cover and the memory of how successfully it can be retold, I went into it with high hopes. 448 more words

Literature

Heart of Desire on Sale for .99!

Heart of Desire, my latest Regency romance novella, and Book 2 of my Handful of Hearts series, is on sale for .99 from

September 18 thru Tuesday, September 20! 577 more words

Jenna Jaxon

Poem: I am, I am, I am by K. Carrier

I am a child’s art project, a collage of cut and pasted characters from literature

I am Kat, not Katie, renamed in the tradition of Shakespeare’s shrew… 234 more words

Writing

Vinegar Girl

Reading this new novel by Anne Tyler I couldn’t help but hum those memorable Neil Young lyrics

I could be happy
the rest of my life
With a vinegar girl. 103 more words
Reading

Book Review: The Taming of the Shrew


The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

My rating: 1 of 5 stars

That is perhaps the most terrible thing I have ever read. I mean, I knew it would be disparaging of women and archaic in it’s ideas, but seriously! 224 more words

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Book Review: Up Late with Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Book Review: Up Late with Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Anne Tyler’s Vinegar Girl is the latest installment of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, where modern writers rewrite classic stories as if they were taking place today. 287 more words

Book Reviews

Vinegar and Shrews – Anne Tyler’s Latest Book and Shakespeare’s Comedy

On the one hand you have feminism. On the other, you have romance and comedy. Assuming both hands belong to the same person – say, Anne Tyler – together they reveal more of the human… 1,429 more words

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