6 Degrees of Separation: Less Than Zero

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest, that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The November 2017 book is: Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis  My selections this month feature anthropologists, women scientists, and a beloved country Veterinarian.   Less Than... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo Published August 1, 2017   Set in Nigeria and spanning over a decade, Stay With Me is a powerful novel about marriage, loss, motherhood, tradition, and self-identity. It is a novel in which traditional Nigerian customs and culture come into conflict with modern Nigerian life. Yejide has been happily married to her husband... Continue Reading →

6 Degrees of Separation- Pride and Prejudice

The 6 Degrees of Separation meme is a monthly meme hosted at booksaremyfavoriteandbest,  that explores the ways in which a chosen book can be linked to six other books. The August 2017 book is: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen This pick ties in perfectly with #AusteninAugustRBR. I can't possibly say enough good things about P&P.... 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 →

Waiting on Wednesday- A Secret Sisterhood

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I'm waiting on: A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf by Emily Midorikawa, Claire Sweeney   (US) Release Date: October 17th   From GoodReads:... Continue Reading →