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 →
Announcing the Persephone Readathon #3!
Since we're almost halfway through the reading year, what could be better than a celebratory readathon?! I'm happy to announce that the Persephone Readathon is back for a third round. Whether this will be your first Persephone book* or your one hundredth, I hope you'll join me for ten days of reading, reviewing, chatting, and... Continue Reading →
Happy 20th Anniversary, Persephone Books!
Wishing a very happy anniversary to Persephone Books!! Twenty years of publishing wonderful reads is certainly worth celebrating. PS. The next #PersephoneReadathon is coming up in May. More info to be announced soon...
Confessions of a Persephone Books Lover
I thought it would be fun to share a few of my Persephone Books confessions... -I still haven't read any of Dorothy Whipple's novels. I've been saving her work since I'm hoping I'll love it as much as everyone else seems to. After all, she must be Persephone Books best-selling author for a reason!*... Continue Reading →
Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Day 10
It's almost time to bid farewell to this round of the readathon. I hope you're all having a lovely weekend and are enjoying your Persephone reads! You can still enter Karen's giveaway for a chance to win a copy of Cheerful Weather for the Wedding over at Books and Chocolate. Here’s where you can share what you’re... Continue Reading →
Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Days 8-9
This has been a difficult week. I haven't gotten as much reading, blogging, or blog hopping in as I had planned. What little bit I have managed however, has served as a nice distraction. I hope that's been the case for you all as well. Enjoy these last few days of the readathon! Here’s where... Continue Reading →
Two Upcoming Persephone Books Releases (October 2018)
Good news for Persephone Book lovers everywhere: there will soon be two new dove grey gems to add to our collections!! On October 18th, Persephone Books will release The Call by Edith Ayrton Zangwill and National Provincial by Lettice Cooper. Keep reading to learn a bit more about each... The Call by Edith Ayrton Zangwill (1924) Goodreads Synopsis:... Continue Reading →
Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Days 6-7
I can't believe how quickly this readathon is flying by! Hope you're all enjoying your Persephone reads. Here’s where you can share what you’re up to on days six and seven of the Persephone Readathon #2. (See Open Post: Day 1, Open Post: Days 2-3, Open Post: Days 4-5) Don’t forget to share your readathon experience... Continue Reading →
A Persephone Readathon #2 Giveaway
The lovely Karen of Books and Chocolate is generously giving away a copy of the delightful novella, Cheerful Weather at the Wedding by Julia Strachey. This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Europe, and you have until Sunday, September 30, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time to enter. Head over to Karen's post here, to leave a... Continue Reading →
Persephone Readathon #2 Open Post: Days 4-5
Welcome back, readathoners! How is your reading going so far? Here’s where you can share what you’re up to on days four and five of the Persephone Readathon #2. (See Open Post: Day 1, Open Post: Days 2-3) Don’t forget to share your readathon experience and follow along with #PersephoneReadathon. As always, more details about the... Continue Reading →