As we wrap-up November and our latest classic, Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, it's time to start planning for December! This time, I chose a popular classic that I have read just once before, many years ago, but that was due for a re-read and seemed "just right" for a winter read: Wuthering Heights by … Continue reading December’s Classic: Wuthering Heights #CBAM2017
Welcome to the Sign-Up Post for the 2018 Reading the Bible Event! About the Event: The Christian bible is one of the most influential texts in western literature. As someone who reads literature for pleasure/edification and who teaches Literature in English at the college level, I frequently re-familiarize myself with many historically rich texts from … Continue reading 2018 Reading the Bible as Literature Event
Hello, Everyone! A couple of months ago, I was browsing through my rather massive list of "read" books, when I began to revisit a list of "favorite books" that I started over a decade ago. One thing I realized while revisiting this list was that some of these books that I call favorites, I have … Continue reading Announcing #CBAM2017: The Classic Book-a-Month Club
Please welcome Laura Ashlee Graves from That Librarian Lady, who has provided a wonderful list of LGBT YA books that she recommends, as well as a giveaway following the post! Thank you, Ashlee! (I just added a bunch of books to my TBR Pile!) When I began my first year at my school library, I … Continue reading A Librarian Recommends #TheLiteraryOthers
Welcome to the Master Post for The Literary Others Reading Event! This is a one-month event focused on all things LGBT, in honor of LGBT History Month (USA). Reading that will count for this event include any novels, short stories, essays, memoirs, biographies, poetry, plays, audiobooks, graphic novels, etc. written by an author who identifies as Gay, Lesbian, … Continue reading Master Post: #TheLiteraryOthers LGBT Reading Event!
For today's "Anything Goes" Topic, I decided to have a little fun by completing this "A to Z Survey." It's hosted by Jamie at The Perpetual Page Turner. Hope you enjoy! Author you’ve read the most books from: William Burroughs, Dennis Cooper, William Shakespeare, and Kurt Vonnegut. Best Sequel Prequel Ever: Wide Sargasso … Continue reading Books from A to Z (#ArmchairBEA)
Hello, Everyone! It's Day 2 of Armchair BEA and I for one am having a blast. I think it's serendipitous that the event falls on one of the few times of the year when I actually have a bit of a break, so I'm doing my best to really interact. I joined last night's Twitter … Continue reading Authors & Beyond Words (#ArmchairBEA)