Sula and The Bluest Eye – Reviews

Sula I’m not sure when, but many years ago I purchased my first 2 Toni Morrison books, Sula and The Bluest Eye. Sula because the premise sounded interested and that was my great grandmother’s name, which I think might have been the first reason I picked it up. The Bluest Eye was one I’ve heardContinue reading “Sula and The Bluest Eye – Reviews”

Wives and Daughters – Review

“And she (Molly) had found her way into the library, and used to undo the heavy bars of the shutters if the housemaid had forgotten this duty, and mount the ladder, sitting on the steps, for an hour at a time, deep in some book of old English classics. The summer days were very shortContinue reading “Wives and Daughters – Review”

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”

Ethan Frome – Review

“Sickness and trouble that’s what Ethan’s has his plate full up with, ever since the very first helping.” The book introduces us to Ethan Frome, an aged man with a noticeable limp and a very quiet and melancholy disposition. Just like the narrator wonders, who is this man and how did he end up thisContinue reading “Ethan Frome – 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)”