New Release: Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg

Here's a brilliant bit of literary snobbery meets the 21st century: imagine what your favorite classic book characters would be like if they lived today and had access to social media. Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations With Your Favorite Literary Characters (click this link and you can download a PDF excerpt from the … Continue reading New Release: Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg

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Hardest. Decision. EVER: Which fantasy land would you travel to?

I saw this floating around Facebook today. First, just in case you're confused about what those seven places are, here's a brief intro: Narnia: From The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. A seven-book series best known for the book The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, which, though read first by most people, is … Continue reading Hardest. Decision. EVER: Which fantasy land would you travel to?

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey

The Broke and the Bookish, a brilliant book blog,  hosts a weekly top ten list meme.   I like this meme because I like lists. I like this meme because it reminds me of the Top 5 lists from High Fidelity (by Nick Hornby as a book, starring John Cusak as a movie). And I like this … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten “Gateway” Books/Authors In My Reading Journey