TBR Pile Checkpoint #8 – August Progress!

Congrats to this month's winner, Karen from Karen's Books & Chocolate!  Dearest TBR Pile Challengers - Welcome to Another Checkpoint! It is August 15th, which means we have crossed the half-way point and are now officially on the downslope for our 2013 TBR Pile Challenge! So far, the overall progress and participation in this year's challenge … Continue reading TBR Pile Checkpoint #8 – August Progress!

Austen in August: Sign-Up Post! (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Welcome to the sign-up post for AUSTEN IN AUGUST, an annual reading event celebrating one of literature's greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place between three founders of The Classics Club.  Last year was a huge success, and I am hopeful that this year will be another knock-out! Why is … Continue reading Austen in August: Sign-Up Post! (#AustenInAugustRBR)

Review: Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 54 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful. W. Somerset Maugham’s Of Human Bondage is a story about an orphaned, crippled boy's journey into manhood. These journeys are rife with humor, sadness, wit, despair, and sometimes downright exasperation (stop going … Continue reading Review: Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham