Recommendations

Favorite Austen Adaptation | Classic Remarks

Hello, interwebs! Man, it feels like it's been a long time. Grad school is in full gear, and I feel I haven't visited Bookpress in a while, but here I am! Today is another prompt from Pages Unbound as part of their Classic Remarks meme. This is my third time participating in the post, but… Continue reading Favorite Austen Adaptation | Classic Remarks

Rants & Reflections

Does Austen belong in the canon? | Classic Remarks

Hello, all! Today I'm participating in one of the awesome prompts created by Krysta and Briana at Pages Unbound as part of their Classic Remarks Meme. You can view the full list here for the dates and prompts; they are fantastic. I will be participating in the ones I feel qualified to post about. Like… Continue reading Does Austen belong in the canon? | Classic Remarks

Rants & Reflections

On the likeability of protagonists

This post idea has been sitting in my drafts for over a year, and I'm finally writing it. Yay NaBloPoMo! This is probably an unpopular opinion to be expressing, but that's also the reason why I want to express it. Since I started this blog, I've been reading way more book reviews than I ever… Continue reading On the likeability of protagonists

Book battles, Book reviews

Battle of the books: Jane Austen

In honor of the total of 4 books I've read so far this summer (*guilty shudder*), I think it's time for a battle of the books, which we did on one of our last days of Jane Austen class.  I will only be using these 4 because I read Sense and Sensibility too long ago… Continue reading Battle of the books: Jane Austen

Thoughts from literary places

Thoughts from literary places: Jane Austen in Bath

Well, I'm back in the US with thousands of photos, dozens of stories, lots of new friends, 6 college credits, and 13 new books.  I also have 7 drafts in my WordPress dash waiting to be written, edited, and posted.  Let's get to work! So as I said in my last post, I took a… Continue reading Thoughts from literary places: Jane Austen in Bath

Blogging

Why I haven’t been reading

Hi.  Well, this is awkward. I haven't been reading books lately.  It's horrible.  Why? Because I'm currently studying abroad in Bath, England!  I am on a 5 week summer program that is now 2 weeks gone and I do not have time to read for pleasure.  All the reading I do is for my two… Continue reading Why I haven’t been reading