Reading Challenge #27: A Book with a Title that’s a Character’s Name

Title: Ethan Frome Author: Edith Wharton How it fulfills the challenge: This is sort of self-explanatory, but it seems like this kind of title was far more common in days of olde. There are a ton of classics that are named after their protagonists, but there are far fewer that are published now, or at least that's … Continue reading Reading Challenge #27: A Book with a Title that’s a Character’s Name

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Jane Austen Week: Northanger Abbey

Hamlette is hosting a Jane Austen week, where lots of bloggers are posting on one of our favorite authors. There are discussions of her books and the various adaptations they've spawned in film and further. You can find all of the other posts here! I chose to write about Northanger Abbey, one of the more overlooked … Continue reading Jane Austen Week: Northanger Abbey

Reading Challenge #26: A Book By an Author From a Country You’ve Never Visited

Title: One Hundred Years of Solitude Author: Gabriel García Márquez How it fulfills the challenge: Márquez is from Colombia, and I've never been outside of North America Genre: Literary Fiction/Classic Quick Description: A sweeping family saga in a small Caribbean town filled with super long lived residents and plenty of mystery and intrigue. It follows … Continue reading Reading Challenge #26: A Book By an Author From a Country You’ve Never Visited

My Holiday Book Haul

I'm so lucky to have such a wonderful family. Even though the holidays were really hard this year because of my Papa's health, it was still wonderful to take the week with my fiance to see all my family and so many friends back in Portland. I miss them already. For Christmas, my family does … Continue reading My Holiday Book Haul

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten of My All Time Favorites: 100 Years Old or More Classics Edition

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from The Broke and the Bookish. I usually don't like being asked about my favorite book (or my favorite film). There are so many books I love, and it's difficult to give any answer. Do you say the book you've loved the longest (The Wizard of Oz)? The … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten of My All Time Favorites: 100 Years Old or More Classics Edition