Bookish Buzz: Virago Modern Classics Celebrates 40 Years

As many of you may be aware, Virago Modern Classics is turning forty! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the "international publisher of books by women" will be releasing a special collection of titles on May 3rd. Thanks to Virago, readers have been introduced (or re-introduced) to nearly 700 books by neglected women writers over the decades. It's an... Continue Reading →

Votes For Women: 8 Books About the Suffragettes

On this day 100 years ago, some British women were granted the right to vote. The Representation of the People Act of 1918 was passed on February 6th, 1918, establishing voting rights for women who were over 30 and: a property owner, a University graduate voting in a university constituency, a member of government, or married to... Continue Reading →

My Persephone Readathon TBR List

I had a tough time narrowing down my #PersephoneReadathon TBR, but I'm happy with my final picks and ready to read! My TBR includes: Lady Rose and Mrs. Memmary by Ruby Ferguson (1937) This sounds like a lovely, fairy-tale-esque story with a sweet romance and a tiny twist at the end. I think it will also offer some... Continue Reading →

Countdown to the #PersephoneReadathon

There's only one week to go until the Persephone Readathon kicks off on Thursday, February 1st! Have you decided on your TBR? Don't forget to sign up here.  **Make sure to follow along and share on social media using #PersephoneReadathon throughout the event** Next week I'll be posting a list of daily challenges/prompts for those interested.... Continue Reading →

Stacking the Shelves Saturday- 1/6/18

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. I'm back with another ebook deal and several great Persephone Books finds via AbeBooks. I couldn't resist picking up the Booker Prize shortlisted Elmet by Fiona Mozley, when I discovered... Continue Reading →