Waiting on Wednesday- A Secret Sisterhood

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I'm waiting on: A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf by Emily Midorikawa, Claire Sweeney   (US) Release Date: October 17th   From GoodReads:... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Books About Jane Austen

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. Since today marks the Bicentennial of Jane Austen's death, I... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Wednesday- Children’s Books

Top 5 Wednesdays is a hugely popular meme created and run by booktubers Lainey and Samantha. To participate, check out the GoodReads group here. This week’s topic is: Children's Books I wanted to avoid the super famous children's classics for this list, and instead include potentially lesser known books that I loved as a child.... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves Saturday

Stacking the shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual.   Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari  There was a kindle deal that was too good to resist on this non fiction... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves Saturday

Stacking the shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews and Reading Reality all about sharing the books we are adding to our shelves, whether physical or virtual.    Watership Down by Richard Adams I've been meaning to read this classic for ages, and finally have my own copy.  This tale of rabbits who fight... Continue Reading →

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a bookish meme hosted by Freda's Voice that asks you to: Grab a book, any book, and turn to page 56 and find a sentence that grabs you.    I had trouble getting the pocket watch open and then difficulty reading the extinct Roman numerals, but eventually I made it out.... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Book Haul

My latest Book Depository haul is too pretty not to share!   The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry    Jane Austen at Home by Lucy Worsley    Golden Hill by Francis Spufford     Have you read any of these beauties?