As I write this, it's Armistice Day. It's a very important Armistice Day, in fact--the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. So let's have a moment of silence, please, and consider the sacrifices made during that "war to end all wars." But solemn as I believe this holiday ought to be, I… Continue reading Rilla of Ingleside and Wacky Covers
Hello, dears! I was going through my bookshelf (okay--shelves) the other day, and realized that I tend to read books seasonally. Some books happen to scream "Winter!" while others are more Spring-like. Which gave me an idea for a little series: why not spend a year making book recommendations based on the season? We happen… Continue reading Books In Season: Fall
Nicely done, Fitzwilliam Darcy. A classy proposal, on all counts. You ticked off all the boxes here: insulted the lady, insulted her family, insulted her way of life--and you snuck in a few words of undying love. Well done. How on Earth could any lady resist? Let's review: You started off pretty well--shocked the lady… Continue reading Today in Pride and Prejudice: Really, Darcy? REALLY?
So...this post was meant for Cordy's Lovely Blog Party in February--which, granted, ended over a week ago--but I strongly suggest you head over there and belatedly partake in the festivities. It's a celebration of all our favorite (fictional) couples, and the month of February has therefore been dedicated to them. As to why this post is so late:… Continue reading Anne and Gilbert | A Lovely Blog Party
Or something close to that. Friends, Cordy is having a Lovely Blog Party all of February, and this is one of the tags she's posted. It was "excessively diverting," in the words of Elizabeth Bennet, so I strongly suggest you go have a look around her blog. This is the "Couples for Couples" tag, meaning… Continue reading Couples for Couples Tag
So, I was tagged by Rae, who was tagged by Rachel, who was tagged by Ruth, at which point my internet-snoop-trail ran out. The rules are simple: answer the questions, tag more people, and have fun! If you could rewrite the ending to any book, what would it be? The two that come to mind… Continue reading The Book Lover Tag