My Desert Island Books

As I am a major nerd, sometimes I consider what books I would read if I could only read a certain number for the rest of my life, like if I was stranded on a desert island or some equally unlikely situation.  I sit on my bed facing my bookshelves and try to pick only […]

Why my edition of Pride and Prejudice is better than yours!

Okay, first of all, no one get offended.  I’m sure you all have lovely versions of P&P.  Just mine is better.  Which is good, because I love the book more than normal people.  You see, right now my life is stressful and/or busy (what with picking a college, being sad about leaving my family, doing heaps of […]

Northanger Abbey!

I finished the last of Jane Austen’s major works, Northanger Abbey, a few days ago and  I loved it (obviously- it’s by Jane Austen)!  I don’t know if I’m just majorly nerdy, or if I have a heightened appreciation for Jane after reading the rest of her novels but I thought it was probably the […]

The Heiress of Winterwood by Sarah E. Ladd

 The moment some of you have been waiting for has finally arrived: a publishing company has finally sent me a free reviewers copy of a book this week!  I was a little bit unsure of The Heiress of Winterwood at first.  The only Christian fiction I’d read had focused on rebellious Amish girls who, frankly, were […]

Austenland by Shannon Hale

Ok, I’m not a hipster, but I would like to say that I read this book before there was any hint of a movie, and found the author (my favorite) six years ago, so there.  I found it first… just wanted you all to know that.  But I’m good now.  We can move on. Jane […]

Happy Birthday Dearest Loveliest Pride and Prejudice!!!

So as many of you know, today is Pride and Prejudice’s 200th birthday! (Whoo!) I’ll try not to be too annoying, but I may have to wear all of my P&P shirts this week to celebrate. Speaking of celebrating, I was horrified to learn this oh-so-special day had almost gone by unnoticed. So I herded […]