Gardner, Daniel. The Three Witches from Macbeth (Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne; Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; Anne Seymour Damer). 1775. Gouache and chalk. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
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, I’m going off topic to share some Quotes About Autumn “I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L. M. Montgomery, Anne of... Continue Reading →
It's time for one of my favorite reading events of the year: Readers Imbibing Peril, aka R.I.P. This year marks the thirteenth (!!) round of the challenge, which is all about enjoying books that could be classified as: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Dark Fantasy, Gothic, Horror, and/or Supernatural. The fun starts September 1st and runs until October 31st. You... Continue Reading →
I didn't get as much reading done as I had hoped during the Thanksgiving Readathon, but I really enjoyed the books I did read. I finished Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (445 pages), and loved every minute of it. I also read about half of the delightful Snowdrift and Other Stories by Georgette Heyer. My cold struck... Continue Reading →
Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow USians! (And happy Thursday to everyone else) A huge thank you to all of you who read, comment, and follow along here ~Jessie
This Wednesday kicks off the Thanksgiving Readathon hosted by Ottavia at Novels and Nonfiction and Jackie from Death at Tsundoku. It's a laid-back readathon with the goal of reading as much as you can from Wednesday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 26th. It looks like the the cold I've been fighting off is finally catching... Continue Reading →
Here's some of the Halloween related things I've been perusing on the Internet lately: -For me, it's not really October until I've watched Hocus Pocus at least twice. So obviously, I had to read about how the movie Became an Enduring Halloween TV Hit over at Vulture. -I've been listening to tons of Lore episodes lately. I... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Ten Books With Fall/Autumn Covers/Themes (If the cover screams fall to you, or the books give off a feeling of being Fallish) 1. Autumn by Ali Smith I can't imagine a more perfect autumnal cover than... Continue Reading →