Reading Goals – Updates & Plans

Halfway through January and I realize I didn’t share an end of year update on my reading goals for 2018. While I did manage to share some of my favorite reads of the year, trying to read and catch up on reviews put this post on the back burner unfortunately. But I look at thisContinue reading “Reading Goals – Updates & Plans”

Best of 2018 – favorite reads

365 days. 52 weeks. 12 months. All equivalent to one calendar year and if you’re anything like me, you spend as many of those days, weeks, and months reading and drinking tea. I wanted to share my best reads of the year, one book for each month. Although some months I enjoyed more than oneContinue reading “Best of 2018 – favorite reads”

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”

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”