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

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

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

very hungry caterpillar

I’ve been a bookworm since day 1. Proof: So what has been on my Kindle or in my bag this summer? I started with Kristin Lavransdatter, which was a thousand stunning pages of Norway, family, religion, war, and drama. What else can you ask for out of literature? The scale of the book is enormous,… Continue reading very hungry caterpillar