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 … Continue reading Let’s Start a Conversation: Women in Literature
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 … Continue reading Cozy Craze with the Queen of Mystery
A simple answer to the question, "Why do I love to read?"
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.
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.
“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 Carson McCullers would have been 100 years old today. Much like Harper Lee, McCullers has always been one of my favorite authors. Her debut novel, The Heart … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Carson McCullers