This spring has seen a lot of road trips — they’ve been exhaustingly fun, but have pushed a lot of the usual spring routines to the side. So spring cleaning is a little late this year. And since I’m characteristically messy, a little overwhelming. But to get myself in the spirit, I’m tackling the easier… Continue reading Spring Cleaning
I can’t wait to read this!! Isn’t the cover amazing? Munich, Germany 1942—Hans Scholl never intended to get his younger sister involved in an underground resistance. When Sophie Scholl finds out, she insists on joining Hans and his close friends in writing and distributing anti-Nazi leaflets entitled, The White Rose. The young university students call… Continue reading Resist Cover Reveal
Two hundred years after its publication, Jane Austen’s Emma remains a breath of fresh air; delightful, humorous, and romantic. The Book There was a surprising lack of truly villainous characters or events, instead, a parade of small parties, visits, and balls that fully engaged me in the life of Highbury. I found myself sighing through… Continue reading “My dearest Emma…”
Happily, summer has begun to slip away, and l’m eagerly awaiting fall’s arrival with warm mugs, scented candles, and a cache of blankets. There’s also school, of course, but I’m not going to dwell on that :P All to say, this post is a sort of round up of summer’s literary wanderings, so, in no… Continue reading Summer’s End
On a rainy afternoon, while absently snacking on cherries, I finished reading Pride and Prejudice. I can honestly say it was one of the most delightful and satisfying reads I’ve ever had. I was undecided several times on whether having seen and liked the movie (1995) was an advantage or a drawback; it was helpful… Continue reading Pride and Prejudice
1935: It was never much of an issue for Bess: living contentedly on her family’s farm, despite the Depression which loomed around them. But when her older sister Georgiana takes off to New York City to make a fortune and help Papa out, feelings of adventure and wanderlust strike Bess at home. Through their lively… Continue reading Ain’t We Got Fun Cover Reveal!