Review: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Synopsis My book came without a synopsis, so I took this synopsis for Goodreads: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." The opening of Jane Austen's ever-popular novel sets the tone of her sparkling comedy of manners and morals.... Continue Reading →

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A-Z bookish survey

This survey was created by Jamie from Perpetual Page Turner. I saw this floating around the blogosphere and thought I'd give it a shot as well. Most answers were pretty predictable though if you've read any of my previous posts about favorite/most read books. Nonetheless, I hope you still enjoy it! Author you’ve read the most... Continue Reading →

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

I've been nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award by Amy from A Novel Start and Varsh from Words Are Magic Galore. Thank you both so much! I'll be answering both of your questions in this post, as well as posing some more of my own for those that I nominate. Thank the... Continue Reading →

Books and feminism #2 – annoying/unlikable characters

The last post I wrote about Books & Feminism got a lot more views on my blog than I'd ever gotten before. Thank you for that! I also think that shows that a lot of people are interested in this. It also showed from the messages I got. I hope that you'll also appreciate this... Continue Reading →

July Wrap-Up

I wasn't quite sure how to do my July wrap-up. Since I've been doing the Sunday Post, it seemed like it might be nicer to wrap up a whole month of blogging, instead of just telling you which books I've read. Sure, it's interesting, but at the same time a list of books is also... Continue Reading →

The Beautifull Cassandra

The Beautifull Cassandra Jane Austen Penguin 2015 £0.80 (UK) ★★★☆☆ Synopsis Austen’s riotous early stories of drunks poisoners and prison-breaks, written for her family’s entertainment when she was a teenager. Review There were several short stories and letters in this little black classic bind-up by Penguin. I really enjoyed reading the letters as well as... Continue Reading →

On my bookshelf #2

The second installment of on my bookshelf, because it's pretty awesome to go through my bookshelves and take a close look at all the books I own (and whether I still want to own them). Total books: 439 Unread: 109 Here are the next ten books: 1. Het Dal der Beloften - Jean M. Auel 2.... Continue Reading →

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