2015 reading challenge: jane austen edition

Catch up here and here… On my recent vacation, I finished books 5 & 6 of my list for the Modern Mrs. Darcy reading challenge, so I am confidently half way through this particular group of books. This is the Janeite edition! a book in a genre you don’t typically read Death Comes to Pemberly – PD James In my… Continue reading 2015 reading challenge: jane austen edition

2015 reading challenge: the first four books

Previously…  As I previously written, I decided to dig in and participate in the Modern Mrs. Darcy 2015 Reading Challenge this year. I started a bit earlier this spring and am four books deep. A third of the way through seems pretty good for only having a few weeks under my belt! So without further ado… a book… Continue reading 2015 reading challenge: the first four books

read it: station eleven

I’ve been unsuccessfully trying to write a lovely encapsulation of why I enjoyed Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel so much when I read it recently. A transcendent review just wasn’t happening though, so let’s run down the high points of why I loved reading it. I didn’t even read it — devoured or inhaled would… Continue reading read it: station eleven

history nerds, put your hands up

I’m feeling veeery bookish these days. Obviously, I am always pretty bookish, but I’ve been trying to cut down on spending (don’t tell my Sephora cart, which is always full of sheet masks) and consequently have been reading more instead of running around with a credit card. That’s not a fair characterization of my habits, but… Continue reading history nerds, put your hands up

2015 reading challenge: the book list

Over the last couple years, I’ve enjoyed reading Modern Mrs. Darcy, a super-accessible books blog. I appreciate that she comes at books from the perspective of an enthusiastic reader, rather than the world of academia or criticism. I enjoy academics and critics a lot, but I also just like to read. When she announced her 2015… Continue reading 2015 reading challenge: the book list