Persephone Readathon #3 Open Post: Day 10

I can't believe today's the last day of this Persephone Readathon! I hope you all have had an enjoyable, Persephone Books-filled ten days. (Here are the Open Posts for Day One, Days 2-3, Days 4-5,  Days 6-7, and Days 8-9). Don’t forget to share your readathon experience and follow along with #PersephoneReadathon. As always, more details about the... Continue Reading →

Persephone Readathon #3 Flush Readalong Discussion Post: Chapters 4-6

Here is a place for anyone participating in the readalong* of Flush by Virginia Woolf to discuss the final three chapters. You can see the post for chapters 1-3 here.  (ICYMI, you can download a free eBook version here.) I’ve posted a few questions/prompts to get things started, but feel free to chat about whatever springs to mind.... Continue Reading →

Persephone Readathon #3 Open Post: Days 4-5

Welcome to days four and five of the Persephone Readathon! How are you enjoying your reading so far? (Here are the Open Posts for Day One, and Days 2-3) 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... Continue Reading →

A Persephone Readathon #3 Readalong?

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 →

Friday Reads: Romantic Outlaws and Testament of Youth

This month, I'm participating in two lovely nonfiction read-alongs. I'm reading Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon with Juliana from [the] Blank Garden (and the Tales & Co Goodreads Group); and Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain as part of the #cctestament read-along hosted by Jillian from In Her Books. Both... Continue Reading →

20 Books of Summer 2018

Now that Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, I think we can all agree that summer has unofficially begun. I'm looking forward to the longer days, the warm temperatures, the fresh produce, time spent at the pool, and of course summer reading. I'm especially excited to be participating in Cathy of 746 Books 20 Books... Continue Reading →

Austen in August

How is it almost August?!?! The good news is that it's time once again for a month-long celebration of all things Austen. Austen in August is a reading event hosted by Adam at Roof Beam Reader. The goal is to read (or reread) as many Jane Austen works/spinoffs/biographies as possible throughout the month. 2017 marks the... Continue Reading →