Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books That Feature Characters Who Write

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Ten Books That Feature Characters _______ I've decided to focus on Books That Feature Characters Who Write       I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith  In the very first line of this charming modern classic,... Continue Reading →

Joining the Classics Club

The Classics Club is "a club created to inspire people to read and blog about classic books." To join, you must compile a list of 50+ classics you plan to read within five years or less. I'm excited to sign up for the challenge, with a goal of completing 65 classics I have been wanting... Continue Reading →

6 Degrees of Separation- Shopgirl

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The June 2017 book is Shopgirl by Steve Martin. I haven't read this one, but I have seen the film version. My chain of six books features books about the art... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday- Favorite Father Figures

Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly feature created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Father's Day related freebie. Here are six of my favorite father figures from literature:     1. Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee I'm sure I'm not alone in including Scout Finch's father... Continue Reading →

5 Beautiful Classics Collections

Bibliophiles know that sometimes you should judge a book by its cover. When a good cover design meets a good classic, it's a match made in literary heaven. These classics collections are so beautiful you'll want to display them as art as well as read them.     Vintage Classics Austen Series by Vintage Books These fun and... Continue Reading →

5 Places to Buy Books Online

Let's face it, as fun and rewarding as browsing physical bookstores can be, sometimes you just want to stock your library from the comfort of your own home. And isn't bookish mail the best kind of mail? Below you'll find some of my favorite places to buy books online. Warning: These five websites may be... Continue Reading →