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Category Archives: Classic Literature

The Classics Club Update

I joined The Classics Club back in early 2013.  The goal was to read 50 classics in 5 years.  I’m a bit behindView full post »

Book Review: The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Title:   The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1) Author:   Agatha Christie Genre:   Mystery Source:  View full post »

Audiobook Review: Frankenstein

Title:   Frankenstein Author:   Mary Shelley Narrator:   Dan Stevens Genre:   Classic/Fantasy/Horror Source:  View full post »

Classics Club Spin

It’s time for the first Classics Club Spin of 2014. True Confession Time:  I participated in two spins last yearView full post »

Tea & Books Reading Challenge: Update

I did it!  When I joined this challenge, I decided to take on the Berry Tea Devotee level and read 4 books that wereView full post »

Book Review: The Count of Monte Cristo

Title:  The Count of Monte Cristo Author:  Alexandre Dumas Genre:  Classic/Literary Fiction Source:  Kindle purchaseView full post »

Do You Listen to Your Books?

When I was in my early 20’s, I decided to give audiobooks a try.  It was a huge failure.   I’d startView full post »

Top Ten Books I’ve Read So Far in 2013

We are half way through 2013 (how did that happen?) so this week’s top ten list is all about the favorite booksView full post »

Literary Blog Hop & Giveaway (sticky post)

I’m making this post a sticky so that it will show up for the duration of the blog hop/giveaway.  Be sure toView full post »

Bringing Back a Lesser Known Classic: McTeague

Sometimes book news just makes me giddy.  This morning, I found out that Pharos Editions, a small publisher out ofView full post »

Armchair BEA Genre Focus: Classics

Each day during the Armchair BEA, we will be focusing on a different type of book genre.  The purpose is to share ourView full post »

Top Ten Books I Liked More or Less Than I Thought I Would

Oh gosh,  I how did I miss another Tuesday??  I really need to start doing these things way in advance!  Maybe I needView full post »

Top Ten Books I’m Happy Were Recommended To Me

It’s 9:30pm here in Oregon so I do still have some to get my Top Ten up without having to change it to “TopView full post »

When Am I Reading?

My B.A. is in history.  I love history.  I love reading.  What better way to combine two of my favorite things thenView full post »

Book Review: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Title:  A Christmas Carol Author: Charles Dickens Genre: Classic Date Read: December 2012 Rating: 5 Locate It: AmazonView full post »

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