7Seven Things to Say About My To Be Read Pile

Any avid reader knows that no matter how big your TBR (To Be Read) pile is you can’t pass up a Used Book Sale, E-book Sale, or even the release of a new book by an Author you love.  There is always room for more…well maybe not but lets face it Avid Readers don’t care…

7Seven Things To Say About “An Old Sweetheart of Mine” by James Whitcomb Riley

The Copyright and Printing of this book is 1902 from The Bowen-Merrill Company. The Illustrations are by Howard Chandler Christy with Decorations by Virginia Keep. This poem and corresponding illustrations fill 43 beautiful pages. This poem was originally published in 1891. The illustrations are beautiful. The verse is equally enchanting. This would make a great…

7Seven Things to Say About “Emma”

I love all of Jane Austen’s novels, for years I was set on my ranking… Persuasion Pride and Prejudice Sense and Sensibility Emma Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey Though I have always stood firm on my rankings, I think now  I would rank them as Persuasion/Pride and Prejudice Emma/Sense and Sensibility Mansfield Park Northanger Abbey I…

7Seven Things to Say about “Persuasion”

As I said in an earlier post “Persuasion” is my favorite Jane Austen novel.  Here are 7seven thing about “Persuasion” Anne Elliot is smart and her opinion and help is always sought by others. When her family becomes financially unstable, they must downsize, rent their estate, and take a place in Bath, England. When moving…

7seven Things to Say about “Pride and Prejudice”

Jane Austen is my absolute favorite author, she is the creator of the romantic dramedy.  People assume that when you say your favorite author is Jane Austen, then your favorite book is, “Pride and Prejudice”.  The fact is my favorite book is “Persuasion”, though “Pride and Prejudice” is a extremely close second. Here are 7seven…

7Seven Things to Say About Penny Parker Teen Sleuth

I enjoy a mystery, most mystery fans think of Nancy Drew when thinking teen girl sleuths.   I myself enjoy Nancy Drew, however there is another teen girl sleuth that seems to have been overlooked by most. ” ‘I always thought Penny Parker was a better Nancy Drew than Nancy is,’ Mrs. Benson said in…