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The House of the Seven Gables
I did it, DTA!!! And I can almost feel the handsome Mr. Hawthorne smiling down on me as I type. :-)
After touring the house in July 2007, I felt the le
Feb 17, 2008
Jan 30, 2008
Cranford and Cousin Phillis
Visiting Cranford is like taking a vacation in the past, a perfect antidote to the drama of the real world. I've had this book on my bedside table for ...more
Jan 17, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3)
Saw the movie, so I decided to read the book. My daughter was right - they're two very different experiences. I enjoyed this, but it was a tad too epi ...more
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 09, 2011
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1)
"God's in His Heaven, and all's right with the world."
Sep 27, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
Jane Eyre
Holds up remarkably well, though I did find myself wanting to slap Jane more than once.
Feb 26, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
Madame Bovary
As a historic house and foodways wienie, I thoroughly enjoyed the vivid descriptions of meals and settings and the whole funeral. As a modern woman, I ...more
Nov 22, 2011
Oct 24, 2011
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
From the first lines, I was drawn into Francie's world, and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit there. The vivid descriptions brought turn-of-the-century Br ...more
May 31, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
The Innocents Abroad
I wavered between giving this 3 or 4 stars, because the good parts were really really good, and many parts really made me think, but then there were t ...more
Oct 06, 2009
Jul 11, 2008
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Not quite sure how I feel about this one yet - need to think on it some . . .
Apr 19, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Ethan Frome
Vivid and sad and surprisingly contemporary. Glad I finally read it.
Jun 27, 2012
Mar 25, 2012
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
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Feb 15, 2008
The Education of Henry Adams
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Feb 15, 2008
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, #1)
Aug 22, 2009
Apr 19, 2009
The Great Gatsby
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Feb 15, 2008
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