Hope you enjoy these last few days of the readathon! (Here are the Open Posts for Day One, Days 2-3, Days 4-5, and Days 6-7.) Don’t forget to share your readathon experience and follow along with #PersephoneReadathon. As always, more details about the readathon can be found on my Persephone Readathon Page Discussion Question #5 Pretending for... Continue Reading →
How well do you know your Persephone endpapers? I've created a fun (and challenging) little quiz for you to put your knowledge to the test. Share your results with us in the comments. The winner will receive the ultimate bragging rights. Good luck! If you'd like a hint, here are the Book Titles Featured *... Continue Reading →
Happy Memorial Day/Bank Holiday /late May weekend!! I hope it's a sun-filled and book-filled one for you all. I'm excited to finally start reading Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid while spending time at the river with family. I've been saving it for just this occasion. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book... Continue Reading →
I thought it would be fun to offer an optional readalong during this Persephone Readathon. Would you like to read and discuss the same Persephone book together over the course of the ten days? I want this to be open to anyone who'd like to participate, so I've selected four Persephone titles that are available... Continue Reading →
Here's what I got up to on days one and two of Bout of Books #24: What is Bout of Books? The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly Rubidoux Apple. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, January 7th and runs through Sunday, January 13th in whatever time... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is: Bingeworthy TV Shows, but I'm focusing on some of my most Recent Binge Watches. I also chose to highlight shows that may be a bit lesser known.... Continue Reading →
Canaletto. Grand Canal Looking Northeast from the Palazzo Balbi to the Rialto Bridge. c. 1719. Oil on canvas. Ca' Rezzonico (Museo del Settecento), Venice, Italy.
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For day six of the #PersephoneReadathon, and this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, I’m reblogging a post I published last summer featuring some of my favorite Virago and Persephone Books.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog.
TTT is taking a well-deserved break until August 15th, so I will be making my own lists- or recycling old topics from before I had this blog- during the hiatus.
For this week’s topic, I decided to feature my Top Ten Virago and Persephone Books.
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I had a tough time narrowing down my #PersephoneReadathon TBR, but I'm happy with my final picks and ready to read! My TBR includes: Lady Rose and Mrs. Memmary by Ruby Ferguson (1937) This sounds like a lovely, fairy-tale-esque story with a sweet romance and a tiny twist at the end. I think it will also offer some... Continue Reading →