It's been a long time since I've read one of those fiction books that makes you stay up past your bedtime reading. The Fiddler's Gun is one of those books. The novel is set during the American Revolution, and it involves, among many other things, orphans, pirates, Redcoats, fiddles, and buried treasure. Sounds like a good story right out of the gate, if you ask me!
Every now and then I like to find my favorite quotes on a given topic and share them with you. Since we're in the midst of winter storm Jonas, I thought I'd share some snow quotes. It seems like every story that takes place in winter time has some lofty description of the snow. As… Continue reading Passages: Snow Edition
Whenever anyone asks me for a fiction recommendation, this is one of the first titles that pops into my head. A friend of mine recommended this book to me a few years ago, and I re-read it this weekend. Good news: It's just as delightful the second time around. Oscar Wilde said, "If one cannot… Continue reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Happy November! In an effort to avoid bogging down the Internet with all things Shakespeare, I thought it would be fitting to share with you some quotes about the new month. L. M. Montgomery is the author of the Anne books, and she writes some great descriptions of the seasons. For some reason these three quotes… Continue reading Passages: November Edition
Author's Note: This is an old review I wrote about A Circle of Quiet. I read it last November, and I thought it was appropriate to post here since I will be posting a review of another L'Engle book tomorrow. November 7, 2014: Every now and then I will read a book that marks an epoch… Continue reading A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle
Most people don't enjoy reading classic literature. But what is a classic book? This first post in a three-part series about the classics will define the term and hopefully inspire you to start reading the classics yourself!
In honor of all things pumpkin-spiced, I've decided to give you some of my favorite passages about my favorite season. Doesn't Autumn just seem like the book-lover's season? A chill in the air, a warm cup of coffee, a soft blanket, leaves tapping on the window. Ah, bliss!