Friday Reads: Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

I'm finally reading Fingersmith, you guys!!! I'm not very far in, but I can't wait to see where this twisty read takes me. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday56…   Book Beginnings is a bookish meme hosted by Rose City Reader that asks you to share the first sentence (or so) of the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

The Silent Companions, Laura Purcell First Published: October 5, 2017 Expected US Publication: March 6th, 2018 The Silent Companions is a well-crafted historical ghost story told in multiple timelines. It's an eerie, evocative novel that brilliantly blends the supernatural and the psychological. During the mid-nineteenth-century, a newly widowed young woman is sent to wait out her pregnancy... Continue Reading →

Top Ten Tuesday: Victorian Novels

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. I've created my own topic this week in celebration of #Victober: Top Ten Victorian Novels* *I'm defining Victorian novel as one written in Britain during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) Note: these are in no particular order   Jane... Continue Reading →

Victober 2017 TBR

Reader, I'm joining #Victober 2017. How could I possibly resist a readathon that combines three of my favorite things: Booktube, Victorian literature, and the month of October?!  Victober is a monthlong readathon hosted by the lovely booktubers: Kate Howe, Ange from Beyond the Pages, Katie from Books and Things, and Lucy the Reader. The goal is... Continue Reading →