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Summer #bookaday Day 8: Continuing The Heroine's Bookshelf--Everyone Loves Scout Finch

I know, I know … This isn’t technically a book 8.  I promise I am going to read a book to my sons tonight.  But I wanted to continue my commentary on Erin Blakemore’s  733 more words


Summer #bookaday Day 5: The Heroine's Bookshelf--Just Jo Today

My favorite part about going to “library school” (as I call it; that’s not the real technical term) is the books.  There are just so many books!   980 more words


Review: The Heroine’s Bookshelf: Life Lessons, from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder

by Julie Mashburn

“Inside the books I love I find food, respite, escape, and perspective.  I find something else too: heroines and authors, hundreds of them, women whose real and fictitious lives have covered the same terrain I too must tread.” 604 more words

Book Reviews

She's a Heroine

Hello Dear Followers,

I have finished “The Heroine’s Bookshelf” by Erin Blakemore and while I don’t know exactly which book I will read next, I have some thoughts to share about Ms. 140 more words


The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder

Hello Dear Followers,

I am so excited for my December book choice! This month I will be reading “The Heroine’s Bookshelf” by Erin Blakemore.

While I will talk a little bit here, for my introductory post to the book, I will have the author herself talk to my followers about her book. 411 more words


Review: The Heroine's Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore (with audiobook and book club notes)

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars

Summary via Goodreads:

The literary canon is filled with intelligent, feisty, never-say-die heroines, and legendary female authors. Like today’s women, they too placed a premium on personality, spirituality, career, sisterhood, and family.

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Reading Challenge: The Heroine's Bookshelf

I’ve become a great fan of the Unabridged Chick, which is where I learned of the reading challenges. Far more ambitious than I, said chick seems to be participating in at least a half dozen reading challenges for 2011. 145 more words