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”

Silas Marner – Review

Poor Marner went out with that despair in his soul… This hasn’t happened to me before, maybe I haven’t taken the time to do this but when I finished this book (a Friday) I wanted to write down some of my favorite quotes. As I reviewed the passages and thought about the characters, I somehowContinue reading “Silas Marner – Review”

By the Cup – My journey with tea

“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.” – Chaim Potok A little overdue but welcome to the ‘by the cup’ side of my blog. I plan to focus more on what’s in the cup rather than the book here, although I can’t make any promises that mention of theContinue reading “By the Cup – My journey with tea”

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl – Review

“What would you be, if you had been born and brought up a slave, with generations of slaves for ancestors?” ~ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs To say this book is not an easy read is probably a gross understatement. But everything about this book made me think how differentContinue reading “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl – Review”