No Name – Review

“Very strange!” he said to himself, vacantly. “It’s like a scene in a novel—it’s like nothing in real life.” Norah and Magdelan Vanstone find out shortly after the unexpected death of their parents that they are illegitimate and have lost their inheritance, they are Nobody’s Children. Left to the merciless resolution of their uncle, MichaelContinue reading “No Name – Review”

The Classics Club – Spin List (#19)

The spin list contains 20 books selected from my classics club TBR. With this spin, the moderators have presented the challenge of selecting some LONGER classics and to read by January 31 2019. Since I have plans for a longer read for December through January, I’m hoping the spin number will correspond to the bookContinue reading “The Classics Club – Spin List (#19)”

The Hamilton Affair – Review

“For Alexander, careful dress and formal language were shields against the world’s disrespect.” – The Hamilton Affair, Elizabeth Cobbs What happened in American history? Did I happen to fall asleep during the lessons about Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s founding fathers, one of the men who wrote the Constitution of the United States yada yadaContinue reading “The Hamilton Affair – Review”

The Woman in White – Review

Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins is one of the BEST classic books I’ve read. EVER. If I’m completely honest, this book changed my whole perspective about classics. I fell headlong into this book and discoveredContinue reading “The Woman in White – Review”