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Let’s Start a Conversation: Women in Literature

In 2011, Nava Atlas wrote a blog post, Based Upon the Book: An Interview with Charlotte Bronte, where she “interviewed” Charlotte Bronte. In order to accomplish this literary feat, Atlas utilized Charlotte Bronte’s letters and essays to posit her own questions. The most interesting aspect of Atlas’ post was learning about the difficulties the Bronte […]

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Cozy Craze with the Queen of Mystery

As a form of fun, my husband and I went on a book-buying splurge. Since it’s almost May, which marks Mystery Month, we bought some books by Agatha Christie that we found most interesting, most of which involved Hercule Poirot. And Then There Were None Crooked House The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Peril at End […]

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An Appreciation of Reading

A simple answer to the question, “Why do I love to read?”

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Top Picks for 2017

Happy 2018, everyone! I wish you all a new year filled with love, joy, and good books. Here are my top 5 picks for general fiction and mystery/thriller for 2017.

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A Wrinkle In Time, Empowering Women And Encouraging Love

Great stories are often times the unexpected and the most peculiar ones. Madeleine L’Engle’s Newbery Award winning classic A Wrinkle In Time follows the journey of Meg Murry, with her brother and her friend, through space and time to find her missing father.

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Happy Birthday, Carson McCullers

“Maybe when people longed for a thing that bad the longing made them trust in anything that might give it to them.” – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers