Welcome to October! Last month, we read Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather, which I found to be quite beautiful (no surprise – I’m a big Cather fan!). A new month is here, which means a new book! This time, I chose one…
Welcome to the sign-up post for: The Beats of Summer: A Reading Event! Summertime is coming, and what better time than Summer to immerse ourselves in the works of the most rebellious, daring, and “hot” generation of American writers?? For this event, the goal…
Welcome to the sign-up post for: The Literary Others: An LGBT Reading Event! October is LGBT History Month, so I thought it would be a great opportunity to host my second full-blown reading event, following the success of Austen in August. I know my…
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