Summer Reading

Seeing as everyone and her sister is writing a summer reading list—and because this is the first time in a long time that I’ve actually planned out my reading—I thought I’d give you a peek at the books that will be crowding my nightstand for the next few weeks. I never understood why one’s readingContinue reading “Summer Reading”

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Poem of the Week: “The Skeleton”

I discovered this poem yesterday on Suzannah Rowntree’s blog Vintage Novels and—especially given the nature of theΒ last book I reviewed—I thought it would be perfect to share with all of you. “The Skeleton” by G. K. Chesterton Chattering finch and water-fly Are not merrier than I; Here among the flowers I lie Laughing everlastingly. No;Continue reading “Poem of the Week: “The Skeleton””

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Bookish Links — March 2015

Mental Floss put together (Surprise!) another list, this time of common phrases that come from the Bible (a few of them are pretty obvious, but others? Not as much). Found an interesting article about Shirley Jackson. If you’re into that kind of stuff. Here, Suzannah Rowntree makes the case for what allegory truly is andContinue reading “Bookish Links — March 2015”

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Guest Post: A Tour Guide to Classic Arthurian Literature

Greetings, booklings! Today, I’m handing the reins over to Suzannah Rowntree, curator of the wonderful blog, Vintage Novels. Suzannah is the author of four books, the latest of which is Pendragon’s Heir, a historical fantasy based on the legends of King Arthur. If you, like me, are a newcomer to the Arthurian realm, Suzannah hereContinue reading “Guest Post: A Tour Guide to Classic Arthurian Literature”

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Favorite Short Stories

Some time ago, one of my favorite bloggers, Suzannah Rowntree, published a post entitled “Favorite (Vintage) Short Stories” in which she listed her favorite stories by genre. It sounded like a wonderful idea to me, which is why I’ve decided to do something similar here. (P.S. Most of these stories are in the public domainContinue reading “Favorite Short Stories”

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